Classic Hollywood

Jean Harlow, 1934.
It has been said I have an obsession with classic film.

Marlene Dietrich in Seven Sinners, 1940.
Looking stunningly androgynous.

Lauren Bacall, 1945
Fashion model turned actor.

Rita Hayworth, 1940, wearing a gown by the incredible Robert Kalloch

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich.

Publicity still for The Song of Songs; 1933.

Marlene Dietrich.

With lover, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., and husband, Rudy, at the premiere of The Garden of Allah in London, 1936.

Friday: 5 of 6

Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Maria photographed by Josef von Sternberg in 1931.

Sunday: 4 of 6

Photographer John Dietrich has a web page here.

Tuesday: 2 of 6

Marlene Dietrich photographed by Irving Penn.

Thursday: 2 of 6

Marlene Dietrich in a wonderful colour photograph. It seems strange that a woman who died in 1992 has an official website. It is interesting and any Marlene fan could spend hours there.

Sunday: Post 2 of 6 – Kulturschlag

Marlene Dietrich photographed by Eugene Robert Richee.

Sunday: Post 7 of 8 – Kulturschlag

Marlene Dietrich shows a leg as she returns home to New York City via the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. Marlene made more than 500 appearances before American troops overseas.

‘M’ is for Monday: Post 6 of 6 – Kulturschlag

Marlene Dietrich photographed by her lover Mercedes de Acosta in Paris in 1933.