Her only child, daughter Maria Elisabeth Sieber, was born in In , her show at the Tuschinski in Amsterdam was broadcast live on Dutch radio. The film earned Dietrich her only Academy Award nomination. I have a child and I have made a few people happy. Her father, a Berlin police lieutenant, died after he fell off a horse when she was ten years old. When they took a little village and set up school, they told everybody that Texas was the capital of the United States. It’s not a necessity in Europe.

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In an interview with The Observer inshe said, “I dress for the image. Afterwards the roles came fewer, perhaps one to two films every year. Dietrich in her breakthrough role in The Blue Angel They kept a camera pointed here [at my groin]. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles.

Dietrich continued to work on stage and in film detrichs in Berlin marene Vienna throughout the s. I Kiss Your Hand, Madame.

Marlene Dietrich’s life: from Berlin to Hollywood, and back

This is the price one pays for being famous. Business Global trade She began a close friendship with the biographer David Bret, one of the few people allowed inside her Paris apartment. Not for the image, not for the public, not for the fashion, not for men. She would appear in several other films directed by Sternberg, including DishonoredBlonde Venusand Shanghai Express Fell and broke her left leg at her last ever last stage appearance in Sydney, Australia, September Her daring sheer costumes, designed by Jean Louis, attracted a lot of publicity and attention.


An Evening with Marlene Dietrich The next film was Blonde Venus which turned out to be a horrible production. She would often perform the first part of her show in one of her body-hugging dresses and a swansdown coat, and change to top hat and tails for the second half of the performance.

She appeared on Broadway twice andwinning a special Tony Award for her performance. As Austrian writer Hedwig Vicki Baum recalls in her memoir, “I don’t diehrichs how the feminine element sneaked into those masculine realms [the boxing studio], but in any case, only three or four of us were tough enough to go through with it Marlene Dietrich was one.

She appeared in several stage production, but never had more than a couple of spoken lines. The movie also introduced another favorite song, “See dietichs the boys in the back room will have. On April 18,the city’s legislature bestowed honor on her as “an ambassador for a democratic, freedom-loving and humane Germany.

Marlene Dietrich – Wikipedia

It’s not a necessity in Europe. Possessions do not make you happy.

Ten years after her death, Berlin – the city of Dietrich’s birth which she shunned for most of her life – declared her an honorary citizen. Robert DonatIrene Vanbrugh.

Marlene Dietrich

However, byshe was a shell of her former self. Inon the strength of The Blue Angel’s international success, and with encouragement and promotion from Josef von Sternbergwho was already established in HollywoodDietrich moved to the United States under contract to Paramount Picturesthe US film distributor of The Blue Angel.


She pretended to have injured her wrist and was forced to seek other jobs acting and modeling to help make ends meet. In particular with me, they adore to make me older and I don’t see why maglene should do that because it’s bad enough as it is, but maybe it looks better in print deitrichs I’m a hundred and two and I still walk on the stage and I’m not on crutches.

Her contacts included Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. In dietrifhs, the city of Berlin posthumously made her an honorary citizen.

She willingly followed his sometimes imperious direction in a way that a number of other performers resisted. She appeared briefly in the film, Just a Gigolo, inand wrote and contributed to several books during the s. I think if you’re being attacked you have to have answer back, you must defend yourself Her father was a police lieutenant maelene imbued in her a military attitude to life.