Marcel Marceau Secrets Revealed in Sizzling New Book, Remembering the World’s Greatest Mime on September 22, 2014

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Sizzling new book "Marcel & Me: A Memoir of Love, Lust, and Illusion" reveals secrets about mime Marcel Marceau onstage and off.

Interest in Marcel Marceau, the world’s greatest mime, has been reignited as the 7th anniversary of his death approaches on September 22nd. Marcel Marceau, with his alter-ego Bip, demonstrated the power of silence, enchanting audiences around the world without uttering a word.

Surprising revelations about Marceau’s past and his love life are revealed for the first time in a new book by Paulette Frankl, "Marcel & Me: A Memoir of Love, Lust, and Illusion" (

For example, most people don’t know that Marcel’s real name is Marcel Mangel. He changed his name from Mangel to Marceau after his father was sent to Auschwitz, and was a war hero in the French Underground who saved countless Jewish children during WWII. Posing as a Scout leader, he marched them out of France and to safety in Switzerland.

In her steamy memoir, author and artist Paulette Frankl pulls back the curtain and candidly shares her story about passion, sex, show biz and the complexities of her 36-year love affair with Marceau. "Marcel & Me" is the tale of what happens when a young divorcee meets a seasoned superstar and accepts his invitation to join him on a one-week blind date.

“His audiences loved him as a performing artist,” Frankl said. “His fans will now come to know him as a man.”

"Marcel & Me" is available as a print book and e-book at Amazon ( and Barnes & Noble.

Paulette Frankl is the author of Marcel & Me ( and daughter of world-renowned Art Deco designer Paul T. Frankl, creator of Sky Scraper furniture. She has worked as a portrait artist, fine artist, a photojournalist and a courtroom sketch artist. Her courtroom art has appeared on CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC and Fox TV, and has taken her all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Frankl has also been a working magician in Las Vegas. Her first book, Lust for Justice: The Radical Life and Law of J. Tony Serra, has been on Amazon’s e-book bestseller list for over three years.

Contact: Paulette Frankl
505-820-6280 or 505-603-3260
Santa Fe, NM

Author available for interview at short notice.

SOURCE Lightning Rod Publications

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