Marlene Dietrich


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Marlene Dietrich (27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German-American actress and singer.

Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-inventing herself, professionally and characteristically. In the Berlin of the 1920s, she acted on the stage and in silent films. Her performance as "Lola-Lola" in The Blue Angel, directed by Josef von Sternberg, ... more »

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  • ''Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actress. "Sex," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Superstition," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Unmade Bed," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently. I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-92), German-born U.S. film actor. "Venus," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
  • ''Victory is gay only back home. Up front it is joyless.''
    Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Victory," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).
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