A sketch of Marlene Dietrich, and Merle Oberon sits for a portrait by Gerald Brockhurst

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  1. Marlene’s artist focused so hard on getting the face right, they screwed up her hair. Brockhurst took about two inches off Ms. Oberon’s jawline, and added about ten years with those eyelids. He is a snappy dresser, though. While his back is turned, I’m stealing that chair.

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