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Marlene Dietrich

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  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 3, 1940

     
    May 3, 1940: “Marlene Dietrich, Erich Maria Remarque and Josef von Sternberg a nightly threesome at the Sphinx, where television's being served with dinner,” Jimmie Fidler says....
  • You tell us: What fashion decade do you want brought back?

     
    Fashion, by its nature, can be repetitive as designers continue to gain inspiration from -- and put new spins on -- styles and stories of decades past. Just look at our spring fashion feature from a few weeks ago, in......
  • Jimmie Fidler, May 13, 1940

     
    May 13, 1940: “Charlie Chaplin, ringsiding at N.T.G.'s, with Marlene Dietrich and Tim Durant, ducking to the floor as an acrobatic dancer somersaults less than a foot away,” Jimmie Fidler says. Note: N.T.G. is Nils T. Granlund and the club would be...
  • Hollywood and the sands of time: A look back at 10 films set in the Middle East

     
    Susan King is the Hero Complex specialist on classic Hollywood, and today she looks back at the long history of American popcorn films set in the Middle East -- and their complicated legacy. Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer are together......
  • Mini Mystery Photo

     
    Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Update: This is artist Hugo Ballin and Marlene Dietrich in a photo stamped May 25, 1936, apparently during filming of “Garden of Allah.” I’m at a loss to explain her expression. Here’s our weekend mini-mystery...
  • Ray Bradbury's close encounters with W.C. Fields, George Burns and ... Bo Derek?

     
    Susan King writes about classic Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times (and now for Hero Complex) and has interviewed many of the giants of cinema and pop culture over the decades. She says one of the more memorable encounters was......
  • 75 achievements Oscar forgot

    When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...
  • The Courting of Celebrities

    The Church of Scientology uses celebrity spokesmen to endorse L. Ron Hubbard's teachings and give Scientology greater acceptability in mainstream America. As far back as 1955, Hubbard recognized the value of famous people to his fledgling, off-beat...