Tag Archives: Marlene Dietrich

MD on the Normandie

Martin Munkacsi, [Marlene Dietrich with luggage on the SS Normandie], 1936 (2007.110.1795) At 10:15 AM on July 16, 1936 Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Marie (11) and 1,648 other passengers departed New York for Southampton (England) and Le Havre (Normandy, … Continue reading

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Eve Arnold: “Words”

Eve Arnold, Marlene Dietrich recording Lili Marlene, 1952 (770.1983) Then late one rainy night I received a call to cover a recording session of Marlene Dietrich in which she would sing the songs she had sung to the Allied troops … Continue reading

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Eve Arnold, 1912-2012

Eve Arnold, Mother & Baby’s Hands, 1959 Eve Arnold, Marlene Dietrich recording “Lili Marlene,” 1952 Eve Arnold, A girl who shares a bath and flat with three other girls, London, 1961 Read about the life of Magnum photographer Eve Arnold … Continue reading

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Gold (in Silver)… part 2

Margaret Bourke-White, South Africa – Mining recruits are fingerprinted, the tribesman’s way of signing contract as a gold miner. These Natives, Pondos from the southeast, are signed up by National Recruiting Corporation official after quick oral reading of the contract. … Continue reading

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Screen Sirens of the 1930s

Vu, October 23, 1929 Edward Steichen, Marlene Dietrich, Hollywood, 1931 Alfred Eisenstaedt, Katharine Hepburn, New York, 1938 George Hurrell, Joan Crawford, 1932 Martin Munkacsi, [Carole Lombard, Hollywood], 1937

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Fashion Week

William Klein, Patrick Kelly, from the “Backstage” series, 1987 Stephen Shore, Paraphernalia’s Opening and Show, 1966 Bill Eppridge, Watching Chanel Opening in Paris, 1966 Barbra Streisand, Elsa Martinelli and others wearing Chanel suits, and Marlene Dietrich N.R. Farbman, [Models in … Continue reading

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