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On this day: the premiere of Metropolis | In Times Gone By…

Iconic futuristic German film Metropolis premiered on the 10th of January, 1927. Filmed in 1925 but set in the year 2026, the film is set in a city with ruling … Continue reading

01/10/2017 · 2 Comments

Outrage As Churchill’s Home becomes Hitler’s Headquarters For Movie

Originally posted on First Night History:
War veterans are aghast that Blenheim Palace will double as Hitler’s headquarters for Michael Bay’s latest film.The transformation of Winston Churchill’s former home into the…

10/19/2016 · Leave a comment

German comedian Jan Böhmermann could face prison for ‘smear poem’ against Turkish President Erdogan | People | News | The Independent

A German comedian could face prosecution in his own country for “insulting” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Jan Böhmermann, a satirical comedian, is being investigated by German authorities under defamation laws for a poem … Continue reading

04/07/2016 · Leave a comment

MABEL MAY-YONG | THE CABINET CARD GALLERY

Mabel May Yong (1883-1945) was an Australian born actress and dancer. She appeared in German films. The IMDB reports that she had 21 film appearances between 1920 and 1925. In … Continue reading

12/06/2015 · 1 Comment