Monthly Archives: February 2018

Murder most foul

On the 27th April 1916, Prince Leopold Clement Philipp August Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha died. For six months the prince had suffered the after effects of being shot and attacked with acid. In constant pain, he had suffered third … Continue reading

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Lotte Reiniger – the woman who invented cartoons

1926, saw the release of Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed (The Adventures of Prince Achmed). Directed by Lotte Reiniger, the film was a feature-length animation that appeared ten years earlier than Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) … Continue reading

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