Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992), Weimar cabaret and Hollywood film star; icon of sexual liberation; boxer; mother; angel; monster. Marlene Dietrich preserves her legend in troubled seclusion.

“I'm worth more dead than alive. Don't cry for me after I'm gone; cry for me now” 

Marlene Dietrich: Edd Arnold 

Wig and make-up: Darren Evans

Music: Marlene Dietrich and the Friedrich Hollaender Orchestra, Girl Band

Photos by Rosie Powell