A blog devoted to all things Weimar Republic.
Serving double duty as inspiration & research for a novel, so don't be alarmed by the occasional character-based post. It won't happen a lot, but you can Tumblr Saviour the tag "characters" and you shouldn't even see them.
Posts tagged: Conrad Veidt
Filmbooklet für den UFA Tonfilm “Der Kongreß tanzt” mit Willy Fritsch, Lilian Harvey, Paul Hörbiger und Conrad Veidt
[Animated gif of Conrad Veidt being rebuffed by his boyfriend in Different from the Others]
Hell yeah Conrad was different from the others
To begin with, he was hotter
I know I’ve posted this photo from Der Mann, der den Mord beging before, but c’mon, look at him—could the Mustache Era have begun any more auspiciously?!
Still from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920).
Sigfriend Kracauer writes:
Film renders visible what we did not, or perhaps even could not, see before its advent. It effectively assists us in discovering the material world with its psychophysical consequences. We literally redeem this world from its dormant state, its state of virtual existence, by endeavouring to experience it through the camera.