Marlene Dietrich, the sultry singer and actress, has been honoured with a Google Doodle
on what would have been her 116th birthday.
She was one of the crucial well-known girls of the 20th century, her heavy-lidded gaze immediately recognisable.
Born in Berlin in 1901 Marie Magdalene Dietrich discovered success in Josef von Sternberg’s 1930 movie The Blue Angel, during which she performed a cabaret dancer.
On the again of the hit film she travelled to the US and appeared in Morocco in the identical yr – certainly one of her best-known roles which earned her an Academy Award nomination for finest main actress.
Morocco grew to become well-known for the scene during which Dietrich, clad in a person’s prime hat, tails and white tie, kisses a girl.
The reference is recreated in at the moment’s Doodle, illustrated by drag performer Sasha Velour, who stated: “She was a wild unique.
“Regardless of the pressures of the time, she adopted her personal course, particularly by way of politics and gender. As a drag queen, that’s notably inspiring to me.
“Plus, she simply had this energy to her…in each position she’s mysterious and robust, good. That’s what I aspire to be after I step on the stage.”
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