Tag Archives: Germany

Naked Lady of the Week: Susann

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Susann’s photographers like to shoot her against mountains, waterfalls, and other natural wonders. Her bod justifies such surroundings: It’s spectacular in a way that’s topographical. She’s supposedly German, but to my eye she’s got some Czech … Continue reading

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“The Mountain Cat”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Released in 1921, Ernst Lubitsch’s “The Mountain Cat” (sometimes called “The Wildcat”) has little of the urbaneness of the director’s later work. It’s one of his Bavarian films, made (at least in part) on sojourns from … Continue reading

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The French Are an Ancient and Opulent People

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I. Germany (says the Greek Chalcondyles) is of ample latitude from Vienna to the ocean; and it stretches (a strange geography) from Prague in Bohemia to the River Tartessus, and the Pyrenæan Mountains. The soil, except in … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Ashley Spring

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The sturdily built Ashley is German and looks it: she has the face of a good, solid mädchen. Not that you’d want to limit your stares to her face, of course.  Over at the ever-helpful TheNUDE.eu, a … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: New Town Hall in Hannover, Germany. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Notes on “The Company’s in Love”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Max Ophuls’ first feature, released in 1932, seems a conscious emulation (and sort of send-up) of Lubitsch. Not only is it set partly in the Bavarian Alps, the setting of several early Lubitsch films, it features … Continue reading

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Architecture Du Jour: The Hallenhaus House Barn

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Once found in a wide arc right across the eastern Netherlands and northern Germany, the Hallenhaus is a form of wood-frame house barn that contained, under one roof, living quarters, stables, and crop store. It was in the … Continue reading

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