Kenneth Tynan Quote

Her style looks absurdly simple — an effortless act of projection, a serpentine lasso whereby her voice casually winds itself around our most vulnerable fantasies. But it is not easy. It is what remains when ingratiation, sentimentality and the manifold devices of heart-warming crap have been ruthlessly pared away. Steel and silk are left, shining and durable.


"Marlene Dietrich" (1967), p. 215 - Profiles (1990)

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Her style looks absurdly simple — an effortless act of projection, a serpentine lasso whereby her voice casually winds itself around our most...

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Her style looks absurdly simple — an effortless act of projection, a serpentine lasso whereby her voice casually winds itself around our most...

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Her style looks absurdly simple — an effortless act of projection, a serpentine lasso whereby her voice casually winds itself around our most...

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Her style looks absurdly simple — an effortless act of projection, a serpentine lasso whereby her voice casually winds itself around our most...