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Marlene Dietrich

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  • 'Me Cheeta: My Life in Hollywood' by Cheeta the Chimp

    'Me Cheeta: My Life in Hollywood' by Cheeta the Chimp
    Rin Tin Tin and I are into what we call "extreme romping." Once a week, we head for the back country, where we leap crags and ford rivers -- just like in the movies, except there are no bad guys. Last week, before beginning our trip home, he mentioned...
  • 'Joseph P. Kennedy Presents' by Cari Beauchamp

    'Joseph P. Kennedy Presents' by Cari Beauchamp
    In the introduction of Cari Beauchamp's crackling page-turner "Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years," this top-flight film historian declares that the father of JFK "saw everything and everyone, from Gloria Swanson to Adolf Hitler, through a...
  • L.A.'s German accent

    L.A.'s German accent
    At one time, Los Angeles was Weimar on the Pacific: Numerous German-speaking migrs put their stamp on the city to which they'd fled. What with directors such as Billy Wilder and Ernst Lubitsch, writers such as Thomas Mann and Bertolt Brecht, and...
  • Yanks, take note

    Smythson of Bond Street, the luxury British stationery and leather goods brand, puts its stamp on Beverly Hills this month with a store in the Two Rodeo shopping complex. The store, the second in the U.S., will have a Bespoke Salon, where customers can...
  • A Kinder Simpler Time Dept.': Your Movie Columnist

     
    The Ritz Bros. in person! Dec. 2, 1939: "At preview [of 'Destry Rides Again'] Marlene [Dietrich] and Jimmy [Stewart] sat beside me and held hands. I wonder if Mae West and Bill Fields will do that when they preview 'My Little Chickadee?' Mae's got to go...
  • Matt Weinstock, Dec. 17, 1959

     
    Forgotten Men As you probably read, film director, Joseph Von Sternberg has sued Fox for $1 million, charging the 1959 version of "The Blue Angel" with May Britt and Curt Jurgens was made without his consent and was inferior to his 1929 version with...
  • Hedda Hopper, March 3, 1939

     
    March 3, 1939: On the jump, Carole Lombard in “Made for Each Other” and Hedda Hopper on who’s dating whom. Is that a new fellow for Marlene Dietrich? “There were monocles too, but not on the corn pone.”...
  • Theater review: ‘Dual Citizens’ at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

     
    The effect of "Dual Citizens" in its American premiere at the Odyssey derives as much from evocation as from expression. This double bill of solo works by real-life partners Anna Skubik and Anthony Nikolchev follows an idiomatic trajectory to examine........
  • Dietrich Backs Von Sternberg in ‘Blue Angel’ Lawsuit

     
    March 16, 1960: Marlene Dietrich gives a deposition in Josef von Sternberg’s suit against 20th Century Fox over its remake of “The Blue Angel.” On the jump, a murder suspect kills a hospital attendant after being declared sane … Mickey Cohen …...
  • From Harlow to Clooney: The largest-ever collection of glamour photography goes up for auction

     
    Mad about old Hollywood? Now may be your chance to nab a classic photo from Tinseltown's storied history. Thousands of classic Hollywood glamour photographs from the Michael H. Epstein and Scott E. Schwimer collection will be auctioned off on March......
  • Christian Louboutin speaks on old Hollywood, Dita Von Teese and whether he would direct a feature

     
    Shoe maestro Christian Louboutin breezed into Los Angeles from Paris for an in-store appearance Wednesday at his Robertson Boulevard boutique. The following day, Louboutin, clad in a day-glo polo shirt and his signature denim high-top sneakers, chatted...
  • 'Lost' art tells of a love lost

    He was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...