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Marlene Dietrich’s Berlin

  One of Berlin’s most notable addresses is a modest apartment block halfway down an unassuming side street, just to the west of Julius-Leber-Brücke S-Bahn station in Schöneberg. The 20th century was just two years old when Maria Magdalene Dietrich … Continue reading

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A Very Weimar Christmas Party

Let us imagine for a moment, you are living in Weimar-era Berlin and feel your star is on the wane. What better way to boost your social status than by throwing a glitzy Christmas party. But who to invite? You’ll … Continue reading

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The Titania-Palast

In late January 1928, Berliners witnessed the opening of a luxurious, state-of-the-art cinema and theatre complex in the unlikely setting of the south-western suburb of Steglitz. The 2,000 seater Titania-Palast opened on 26th January 1928, with the gala premiere of … Continue reading

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The Silhouette

“lacking in splendour and dull on the outside, the interior is cozy and warm like a boudoir. The name is etched across the front in silver, rococo lettering. Inside it may be lacking in width, but not in wealth. The … Continue reading

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The Jockey Bar

The Jockey Bar opened in 1929 in what was then Lutherstraße 2, in the Charlottenburg district of the city. It is now Keithstraße 17 and tucked into the northern-most corner of Schöneberg, at the junction with Kurfürstenstraße.   (image : … Continue reading

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