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Wilhelm Bendow

Wilhelm Emil Boden was born on September 29th 1884 in Einbeck, Germany. He began his stage career as a serious actor at Hamburg’s Thalia Theater, but by 1906  had moved to Berlin’s Schiller Theatre and found himself drawn to the … Continue reading

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Erik Charell Exhibition

Erik Charell was dubbed ‘The German Mr Ziegfeld”. He was a legendary stage director and producer, and the creator of the glamourous stage revues of the 1920′s at the Grosse Schauspielhaus, a 3500- seater theatre at Friedrichstraße, the entertainment centre … Continue reading

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Max Hansen

Max Hansen was born Max Josef Haller on 22nd December 1897 in Mannheim, Germany. His mother was the Danish actress Eva Haller and his father was thought to be, Swedish Army officer, Schürer von Waldheim. He grew up with foster … Continue reading

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Kadeko

The most successful cabaret of the later Weimar years was the Kabarett der Komiker or Kadeko (Cabaret of Comedians) It was established on December 1st 1924 by Paul Morgan, Kurt Robitschek and actor/singer Max Hansen at a venue called Rakete … Continue reading

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Paul Morgan

Paul Morgan was one of the biggest stars of the Berlin Weimar era. Born Georg Paul Morgenstern in Vienna 1886, he came to Berlin in 1917 to perform at The Lessing Theatre. By the 1920′s he was a well-known Conferencier … Continue reading

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