Monday Sep 8
Is it curtains for curtains in America's movie theaters?
Announcing the start of The Blue Angel yesterday, the rising red curtain in the main theater of the Music Box took on a certain risque quality-it was as though the screen were performing a striptease for the audience, creating anticipation for the burlesque numbers Marlene Dietrich would perform in the film. Of course, a movie house doesn't need to show The Blue Angel for a curtain to trigger this association.
Weekly Top Five: The best of Josef von Sternberg
As Ben Sachs noted last week , the Music Box has officially begun a three-month retrospective of the films both starring actress Marlene Dietrich and directed by Josef von Sternberg. If that wasn't exciting enough, each film-seven titles in total-will screen on 35-millimeter.
The New York Observer
Doyle New York to Auction the Private Collection of El Morocco Owner John Perona
John Perona, a king of the New York nightclub scene for over 30 years, helmed the legendary Midtown party locale El Morocco. In its heyday, the clientele included Errol Flynn, Marlene Dietrich, Clark Gable, and many more.
This weekend the Music Box begins a three-month retrospective of the...
This Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 AM the Music Box will show The Blue Angel , kicking off a retrospective of the seven films made by Marlene Dietrich and director Josef von Sternberg between 1930 and 1935.
Wisbech writer and actress Anette Mutton bringing her one woman show...
An Evening with Marlene Dietrich, by Anette Mutton, is a musical theatre piece about the life and career of an icon who dominated the world stage from 1930 to 1974.