One of my favorite movies is the 1930s German film The Blue Angel starring Marlene Dietrich. The reason I love it so much is the song she sings as a naughty cabaret artist - Falling in Love Again. I recently found some sheet music of the song and just had to buy it.
Here's a youtube version of the song by Miss Dietrich herself:
Don't you just love her risque outfit? The movie is quite interesting. It's available from Netflix (if you've never seen it). Do you have Netflix in your neck of the woods?
Marlene went on to a very successful film career. She became a U.S. citizen and during WWII she performed before thousands of troops in Algeria, Italy, England and France and sold more war bonds than any other star. When asked why she did all of this touring despite the danger, she replied "out of decency".
She was awarded the US Medal of Freedom by the US in 1947 and the French Legion of Honor.
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