Did you know that her name wasn't really Marlene?
Although Old Hollywood legends and royal princesses alike may have been revered for their enviable style and penchant for luxury, they also grappled with troubled upbringings and tumultuous relationships throughout their lifetimes. Delving past the curtain of glamorous celebrity, Secret Moments is a series humanizing the icons of yesterday.
Born in 1901, Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich was a German-American actress and singer who appeared in silent films during her career. Starring in many movies throughout the 1930s and 1940s, the femme fatale was known for her unique, and at times androgynous, sex appeal. Not just a pretty face, Dietrich also explored important themes such as feminism in her work, and made it a point to be politically transparent and active throughout her life. Here, CR delves into the intriguing history of this iconic leading lady.
Nathaniel: The 1913 Banking act and subsequent NBA 1933, gave the FED independence from political sway by the Oval Office. It is a panel or committee of learned persons with years of expertise in economics and finance. Yet, a relatively small town real estate person think he knows more than them, along with International Economists and Macro-economists. He proves that: A little knowledge is dangerous.