Marlene Dietrich belongings auctioned in Hollywood
19 March 2014 Last updated at 06:22 GMT
Marlene Dietrich was one of the biggest film stars and entertainers of the 20th century.
Now more than 250 of her personal items are going up for auction - including a letter to her from American writer Ernest Hemmingway.
Alastair Leithead reports from Hollywood.