Vitch’s portrait of Marlene Dietrich captures perfectly the mysterious star, who navigated herself in Hollywood on her own terms.
Vitch knew her personally. He had a small part in Blue Angel (1930), the film that made her an international star.
In this article, published in The New Movie Magazine in March, 1933, Dietrich is seen with her sensational masculine pants, a headache for the Hollywood studios at the time, who wanted to keep the ladies off male attire. She did not listen. She was her own woman!