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People/Characters: Marlene Dietrich

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Before the Deluge: A Portrait of Berlin in the 1920s by Otto Friedrich
Blue Angel: The Life of Marlene Dietrich by Donald Spoto
Book and Magazine Collector, May '93, no. 110 by Book and Magazine Collector
Can You Ever Forgive Me? by Lee Israel
Charmed Lives: A Family Romance by Michael Korda
Cybill Disobedience by Cybill Shepherd
Dangerous to Know by Renee Patrick
Deeply Superficial: Marlene Dietrich, Noël Coward, and Me by Michael Menzies
Delayed Rays of a Star: A Novel by Amanda Lee Koe
Die deutsche Seele by Thea Dorn
Dietrich by Ean Wood
Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives by Karin Wieland
Dietrich (Movie Icons) by James Ursini
Dietrich: Style and Substance by Patrick O'Connor
Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry Mason by Dorothy B. Hughes
Falling in Love Again Marlene Dietrich by Donald Spoto
The Films of Marlene Dietrich by Homer Dickens
Four Fabulous Faces: Swanson, Garbo, Crawford, Dietrich by Larry Carr
George Hurrell's Hollywood: Glamour Portraits 1925-1992 by Mark A. Vieira
Head Games by Craig McDonald
Hitler's Philosophers by Yvonne Sherratt
Hitler's Women by Guido Knopp
Hollywood Bohemians: Transgressive Sexuality and the Selling of the Movieland Dream by Brett L. Abrams
Hollywood's 10 Greatest Actresses: Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Ingrid Bergman, Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, and Joan Crawford by Charles River Editors
Hollywood: The Glamour Years, 1919-1941 by Robin Langley Sommer
In the Realm of Pleasure by Gaylyn Studlar
Iris: Fifteen by Stuart Douglas
Leading Ladies: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actresses of the Studio Era by Andrea Sarvady
Marlene by Marlene Dietrich
Marlene D. by Marlene Dietrich
Marlene Dietrich by Linde Salber
Marlene Dietrich by Sheridan Morley
Marlene Dietrich by Maria Riva
Marlene Dietrich (A Pyramid illustrated history of the movies) by Charles Silver
The Marlene Dietrich Murder Case by George Baxt
Marlene Dietrich Porträts 1926-1960 by Kenneth Alexander
Marlene Dietrich, die Privatsammlung (Fotomuseum) (German Edition) by Barbara Hoffman
Marlene Dietrich, My Friend: An Intimate Biography by David Bret
Marlene Dietrich. by Werner Sudendorfnot in English Common Knowledge
Marlene Dietrich: A Hollywood Portrait by Marie Cahill
Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend by Steven Bach
Marlene Dietrich: Photographs and Memories by Marlene Dietrich Collection
Marlene: Marlene Dietrich, A Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler
Marlene: The Life of Marlene Dietrich by Charles Higham
Matinee Idylls: Reflections on the Movies by Richard Schickel
Max Factor's Hollywood: Glamour, Movies, Make-Up by Fred E. Basten
Me Cheeta: The Autobiography by James Lever
The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp
No Regrets: The Life of Edith Piaf by Carolyn Burke
The Paramount pretties by James Robert Parish
Perfect Pairs (Photographic Gift Books) by Hulton Getty Picture Library
Preussens EROS Preussens MUSEN: Frauenbilder aus Brandenburg-Preussen by Sven Kuhraunot in English Common Knowledge
The Queen of Whale Cay: The Eccentric Story of 'Joe' Carstairs, Fastest Woman on Water by Kate Summerscale
La repubblica di Weimar by Walter Laqueurnot in English Common Knowledge
Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson
Seductive Cinema: The Art of Silent Film by James Card
The Sex Lives of Famous Lesbians by Nigel Cawthorne
Sex Lives of the Hollywood Goddesses by Nigel Cawthornenot in English Common Knowledge
Sisterhood of Spies by Elizabeth P. McIntosh
This Is Orson Welles by Orson Welles
The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth by Ken Krimstein
Télé 7 Jours du 23 au 29 juillet 1966 (N°331) by René Cartier
Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations by Arnold van de Laar
Victim: The Secret Tapes of Marilyn Monroe by Matthew Smith
The Way She Looks Tonight: Five Women of Style by Marian Fowler
Whatever happened to Hollywood? by Jesse L Lasky
Who the Hell's in It: Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors by Peter Bogdanovich
Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue (Women of Action) by Kathryn J. Atwood
World According to Joan by Joan Collins
The World's Greatest Hollywood Scandals by Robin Cross

Character description

Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (/mɑːrˈleɪnə ˈdiːtrɪk/, German: [maɐ̯ˈleːnə ˈdiːtʁɪç]; 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer who held both German and American citizenship. Throughout her long career, (which spanned from the 1910s to the 1980s) she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself.

Dietrich was noted for her humanitarian efforts during the war, housing German and French exiles, providing financial support and even advocating their US citizenship. For her work on improving morale on the front lines during the war, she received several honors from the United States, France, Belgium, and Israel. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Dietrich the ninth-greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema.

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