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Minneapolis Star Tribune

From Dylan to Marlene Dietrich, Fred Krohn offers a backstage view of 50 years in Minnesota showbiz

He golfed with Mikhail Baryshnikov, witnessed David Copperfield's magic secrets backstage and persuaded Bob Dylan to buy the Orpheum Theatre. During five decades as a Minneapolis entertainment promoter, Fred Krohn presented everything from "The Lion King" and "Riverdance" to Liza Minnelli and Kathy Griffin. Krohn helped save and renovate the...

Gwendoline Christie plays Marlene Dietrich, and more Game of Thrones celeb stuff

Whether they’re landing interesting new roles or launching new brands, the cast of Game of Thrones is always up to something. Let’s start with Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), who will be playing Lucifer in Netflix’s The Sandman. Soon, she’ll play big screen icon Marlene Dietrich in BBC Radio’s Leni Goes to Hollywood. Created by Colin Shindle, this 44-minute drama tells the story of German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl. “Thrilled to be fulfilling a lifelong ambition to play Marlene Dietrich in a cameo role alongside a wonderful cast!” Christie wrote on Instagram.

Paul Huntley, British stylist who designed elaborate wigs for stars including Dustin Hoffman, Glenn Close and Marlene Dietrich – obituary

Paul Huntley, who has died aged 88, trained as an actor in London before becoming one of Hollywood’s leading hair designers, transforming Dustin Hoffman into a middle-aged woman in Tootsie and styling the tangled black and white nest Glenn Close wore as Cruella de Vil in the 1996 live-action remake of 101 Dalmatians.

Marlene Dietrich: What Films to Start With

If you think about endless inspiration sources, even for today's artists and influencers, what comes instantly to a girl's mind are the classic icons of Hollywood stars like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Marlene Dietrich.

Marlene Dietrich, ‘30s and ‘40s film icon, enjoyed her final years out of the public eye, grandson says

After achieving fame and fortune as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after stars, Marlene Dietrich was ready for some peace. The movie star spent the final 13 years of her life in Paris, where she kept busy out of the limelight. During that time, the ‘30s and ‘40s screen siren wrote a biography, phoned loved ones frequently and penned letters.

Blu-ray: Marlene Dietrich at Universal 1940-1942

Falling in love again: Marlene Dietrich and John Wayne in 'Seven Sinners'Universal. Her glory years as the muse of Josef von Sternberg long gone, Marlene Dietrich had been labelled “box-office poison” and was sulking on the French Riviera when the producer Joe Pasternak summoned her back to Hollywood to star opposite James Stewart in George Marshall's Destry Rides Again (1939).

New to Streaming: Judas and the Black Messiah, Demonlover, Marlene Dietrich and Josef von Sternberg & More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options—not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves–each week we highlight the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check out this week’s selections below and past round-ups here. Cowboys (Anna Kerrigan) Hearing writer/director Anna Kerrigan talk about the origins of...
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How is Helen Mirren linked to Marlene Dietrich? The Weekend quiz

1 Which composer carried around “conversation books”?. 3 Who was painted by Joshua Reynolds as the tragic muse?. 4 Which EU language developed from Sicilian Arabic?. 5 Which gymnast won four golds at the Rio Olympics?. 6 What is threatened by the crown-of-thorns starfish?. 7 Sigmaringen, Germany, became whose capital...