10 May 2011

Anna Skubik & Marlene Dietrich: La femme et le pantin?

I envy all of you who caught the show, "Broken Nails," starring Polish artystka Anna Skubik and her Madame-wannabe Marlene Dietrich puppet. The available clips pitch the concept as a paean to mixed metaphors, don't they? The Dietrich puppet belting "Mein Herr" and "Whatever Lola Wants"--it's like a camp version of the game, "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon"! Is Skubik still performing this act?

The Marlene Dietrich puppet bowls a strike as Sally Bowles:

The Marlene Dietrich puppet can even pull off Polish:

Finally, here's Marlene Dietrich puppet in rollers as if she's Mrs. Roker!

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