I’ve Got Ida Lupino on my Mind

Some music for your Saturday afternoon.

I just love this scene from Road House (1948).

And Marlene sings it too.

And, last but not least, so does Billie:

A Glimpse at German Film History

Yesterday I spent the afternoon at the Deutsche Kinemathek Museum in downtown Berlin.  There are rooms dedicated to The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Marlene Dietrich, German cinema during the Third Reich, and current German cinema. The museum has displays of costumes, storyboards, and screenplays from more recent films such as Run Lola Run and Head-On. The current temporary exhibit is dedicated to the career of German actress Romy Schneider, who spent her entire career trying to leave her image of Sissi behind.

I absolutely loved my visit. For any film fanatic it is a great museum to explore and learn about the history of German cinema.

Here are some more pictures.

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