Film history: Focus on Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow, America’s Platinum Blonde since the early 1930s, soon became one of MGM’s top stars of the […]

Acting is like peeling an onion. You have to peel away each layer to reveal another. Juliette Binoche
When I have talked with Orson Welles, I feel like a plant that has been watered Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992) talking about Orson Welles (1915-1985), one of 20th century's true film geniuses, who directed her in "Touch of Evil" (1958), now regarded an international classic, but at the time made on a tight budget. Said Ms. Dietrich: "The budget was like a handout to a beggar." Always close friends, "Touch of Evil" was made many years after Welles and Dietrich successfully toured together with his magic act