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Dietrich & Riefenstahl : Hollywood, Berlin, and a century in two lives / Karin Wieland ; translated by Shelley Frisch

Publication | Library Call Number: PN2658.D5 W5513 2015
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Leni Riefenstahl and Marlene Dietrich both came of age in Weimar Berlin, a time of great political ferment. Both women seized upon the revolutionary energy of the 1920s, seeking careers on the stage and in film. In the 1930s, Riefenstahl became the official filmmaker of the Third Reich, a progenitor of fascist symbolism. Dietrich's slender and androgynous beauty made her a fashion icon. Both women had their grand passions, but neither abandoned ambition for the sake of love. Wieland brings to vivid life a time of international upheaval, chronicling radical evolutions of politics, fame, and femininity on a grand stage.

Uniform Title
Dietrich & Riefenstahl. English
Variant Title
Dietrich and Riefenstahl
Format
Book
Author/Creator
Wieland, Karin, author.
Published
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2015]
Includes bibliographical references and index
Language
English
Edition
First edition
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