Brigitte Helm from Metropolis – by Lucien Lorelle

Lucien Lorelle (1894, Paris – 1968) is one of the biggest photographers of the 20th century.
He shot portraits of many famous artists of his decade including Marie Glory, Martine Carol, Dominique Wilms, Micheline Presle, Danièle Darrieux, Albert Préjean, Jean Cocteau, Gérard Philipe, Madeleine Robinson, Madeleine Sologne, Serge Reggiani, Jean Marais, Michel Simon, Jean Gabin, Janine Grenet. He also did some ad campaigns for Galerie LaFayette and l’Oréal.
Here is the portrait he shot of Brigitte Helm back in 1929, mostly remembered as Maria and her robot in Fritz Lang’s Metropolis.
I am not the author of this image. All rights go to Lucien Lorelle.
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Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

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