With her smoldering seductiveness and provocative, often gender-bending style, Marlene Dietrich stands as one of the most dangerously desired femme fatales to emerge from Hollywood's Golden Age. Of course, the crafting of Dietrich's iconic image must be credited in part to the era's filmmakers, particularly director Josef von Sternberg. It was von Sternberg who, having taken an assignment in Germany to revive his own stalled career, first recognized Dietrich's spellbinding potential, casting the largely unknown... More >>>