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Marlene Dietrich, Happy Birthday!

If Marlene Dietrich were still alive, she’d be 109 years old today.

My guess is we’d still be reading about her exploits in Hollywood — suggestive rumors about her “close” relationships with Jesse McCartney and, say, Lady GaGa.

And still making visits to the troops overseas, singing a dubstep version of “Falling in Love Again (Can’t Help It)” (remixed by Kanye and available on iTunes).

Because Marlene Dietrich was one spicy tomato, so they say. With eclectic tastes. Erich Maria Remarque? Jack Kennedy? George Bernard Shaw? Really?

And those are only the men.

In honor of her birthday, here’s a slideshow, accompanied by Marlene Dietrich’s gently swinging version of the Bob Dylan‘s “Blowin’ in the Wind”:

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