The glamorous Marlene Dietrich one night came straight from the set from "Kismet" covered in gold paint [late 1943]. I had never seen two thousand men screaming in a state of near mass hysteria. Marlene was one of the most generous in the amount of time she spent at the Hollywood Canteen [during World War II]. Bette Davis in her autobiography "This 'N That" (1987)

Film director Jacques Feyder: Hollywood’s starmaker from – once again – Elsene, Brussels

European film directors at work in Hollywood silents, early 20th century. It was pretty common and there were […]