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Before 1933, football had been dominated by the workers’ sports clubs, which counted 700,000 members, and by the 240,000-strong Catholic clubs. Although the German Labour Front rapidly absorbed them and the Nazis reorganized the whole structure of the football leagues, … Continue reading

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And so I hope at least to be able to fulfil one of the chief conditions of any fair portrayal of an era; namely honesty and impartiality. For truly I have been detached, as rarely anyone has in the past, … Continue reading

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Stanley Kubrick: portrait of the artist as a young photographer

An atmospheric Kubrick selfie, taken in 1947, when he was making his name as a teenage snapper. From the exhibition “Eyes Wide Open” at the Kunstforum, Vienna. [HT: Debbie Norcliffe]

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