Gallery Offers Film Star Marlene Dietrich The Big-Picture Treatment : Npr

Gallery Gives Movie Star Marlene Dietrich The Big-Picture TreatmentEnlarge this image toggle caption Eugene Robert Richee/Deutsche Kinemathek – Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin / Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery Eugene Robert Richee/Deutsche Kinemathek – Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin / Courtesy of the National Portrait GalleryOne of the most glamorous creatures ever to grace the silver screen is back in pictures at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. A dazzling new exhibition features dozens of photographs of the seductive, German-born movie star Marlene Dietrich.
Exhibition curator Kate Lemay says, “This is a very sweet, innocent [teenage] Marlene Dietrich who had recently changed her name.
“Enlarge this image toggle caption Eugene Robert Richee/Deutsche Kinemathek – Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin/ Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery Eugene Robert Richee/Deutsche Kinemathek – Marlene Dietrich Collection Berlin/ Courtesy of the National Portrait GallerySo how did she get away with it?
toggle caption Milton Greene/Joshua Greene, www.archiveimages.com / Courtesy of the National Portrait GalleryAs a movie star, Dietrich was known for controlling her image.
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