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Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend characters ´ 6 ¿ Dietrich was a legend an icon of beauty and glamour whose appeal crossed all borders not only from Berlin to Hollywood as the great screen star but as the great international solo stage star of her and our times from Moscow to Tokyo Paris to Warsaw London to Broadway She crossed borCh 's Marlene Dietrich Life and Legend at last penetrates the enigma Based on six years of research and writing and two hundred interviews conducted in three languages in a dozen countries including conversations with Dietrich herself and with her greatest director and mentor Josef von Sternberg Marlene Dietrich Life and Legend focuses on both the woman and the myth Where was she born and when Was she really a child of the aristocracy as she encouraged us to believe or something uite different Why was her education abruptly halted in 1918 and what happened during the missing years from 1918 to 1921 Was her early career as negligible as s. Bach provides an exhaustive detailed account of Marlene's Dietrich He cuts through the myths swirling around Dietrich's life and career downplaying her scandalous private life Emerging is an immensely talented artist intelligent and driven but deeply flawed Dietrich pursued fame and myriad affairs in Hollywood leaving her husband and daughter in Europe Bach's account of Dietrich's Trilby Svengali relationship with Josef von Sternberg doesn't flatter either party Yet he clearly admires Dietrich's talent and energy her heroic World War II service and unlikely late career comeback Bach provides an engaging tone alternately witty and probing similar to Jon Heilpern Sets the standard for showbiz biographies

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Dietrich was a legend an icon of beauty and glamour whose appeal crossed all borders not only from Berlin to Hollywood as the great screen star but as the great international solo stage star of her and our times from Moscow to Tokyo Paris to Warsaw London to Broadway She crossed borders of nationality language even sex and her mystery remains as potent after her death as when she burst onto the world scene in The Blue Angel in 1930 She has been the subject of innumerable biographies most of which have served to perpetuate her own notoriously unreliable account of her life The true story has remained peculiarly elusive until now Steven Ba. This was a very interesting story about a fascinating woman The author tells a pretty straightforward story without a lot of opinion or judgment This was a talent that left her mark on the world She hated the Nazis and supported the Allies even at the cost of alienating her countrymen

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Marlene Dietrich Life and LegendHe claimed How much did she owe to her discoverer Josef von Sternberg and what was the true nature of their relationship Or that of Dietrich and her husband whom she rarely saw but never divorced How was her tireless work for the Allied cause during World War II regarded by her fellow Germans including her family Why did she deny until her death the very existence of her sister Above all what motivated her throughout a career Bach calls one of the most disciplined and sustained creative acts of the century Steven Bach gives us at last the definitive biography the book that will lead to a complete reappraisal of Dietrich's life and work I. Please see my detailed review at Graceann's Marlene Dietrich ReviewPlease click that the review was helpful to you at so that my rating continues to climb The research as far as I could tell was beyond reproach and the endnotes are exhaustive but Steven Bach would have benefited from some self editing Repetition is not a good trait especially in telling the story of a life as rich and full as Marlene Dietrich's She needed no filler or padding she was her own great story Bach is a good writer but he could be great if he engaged in some restraint