Only her safety gays know for sure.
Among the many surprises uncovered when we moved back was that I own a copy of her memoir. I have no idea why.
From what I've gleaned, it just might be worth reading! Perhaps you are ready for it now. Or perhaps it should wait another fifteen years, aging like a fine wine...
It would help, I suppose, if I had a better idea who she was - other than a kind of unlikely Marlene-Dalida hybrid...
Isn't that enough? LOL
For years she was billed as "The Incomparable Hildegard Knef", much like Thombeau is billed when he appears in Vagas (Two shows nightly, 9:30 show for mature adults, please.)
Incomparable is as incomparable does!
Miss Knef was marvelous - but "Incomparable," my dear, belongs always to a very different Hildegarde.But of course, no one is incomparable in quite the same way as our beloved host...
Aww, flattery will get you EVERYWHERE! Around here, anyway. XOXO
Apparently "during the Battle of Berlin, Knef dressed as a soldier in order to stay with her lover Ewald von Demandowsky, and joined him in the defence of Schmargendorf." Manliness came naturally, it seems... Jx
There's a movie in there somewhere!
Isn't this Bea Arthur in her Maude drag?