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Ade, altes Frauenzimmer

German actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014)

Ade, altes Frauenzimmer

German actress Luise Rainer (1910-2014)

Strange Flowers guide to Berlin: part 3

The retro-revellers at Bohème Sauvage are responding to a particular idea of Weimar Berlin, a fragile, frantic golden age of sexual license and social mobility, lewd and doomed. The undying allure of the Weimar Berlin evoked by Isherwood’s books ensures that the reality of the city in that era can never be divorced from its fictional echoes.

Strange Flowers guide to Berlin: part 3

The retro-revellers at Bohème Sauvage are responding to a particular idea of Weimar Berlin, a fragile, frantic golden age of sexual license and social mobility, lewd and doomed. The undying allure of the Weimar Berlin evoked by Isherwood’s books ensures that the reality of the city in that era can never be divorced from its fictional echoes.

Homecoming

Two-time Oscar winning German actress, 101-year-old Luise Rainer, was honoured in Berlin today on the Boulevard der Stars. It was the first time she had returned to Germany since 1934.

Homecoming

Two-time Oscar winning German actress, 101-year-old Luise Rainer, was honoured in Berlin today on the Boulevard der Stars. It was the first time she had returned to Germany since 1934.

A star, at last

Berlin’s Boulevard der Stars organising committee yesterday announced that Luise Rainer will be honoured with a star. Thought it’s uncertain if the 101-year-old London-based actress will make it to the ceremony, it’s a very welcome and long overdue accolade.

A star, at last

Berlin’s Boulevard der Stars organising committee yesterday announced that Luise Rainer will be honoured with a star. Thought it’s uncertain if the 101-year-old London-based actress will make it to the ceremony, it’s a very welcome and long overdue accolade.

Coming home?

“To do a film – let me explain to you – it’s like having a baby,” she claimed. “You labour, you labour, you labour, and then you have it. And then it grows up and it grows away from you. But to be proud of giving birth to a baby? Proud? No, every cow can do that.”

Coming home?

“To do a film – let me explain to you – it’s like having a baby,” she claimed. “You labour, you labour, you labour, and then you have it. And then it grows up and it grows away from you. But to be proud of giving birth to a baby? Proud? No, every cow can do that.”