Anita Berber

Anita Berber: The Bad Girl of Berlin - Timeline

Anita Berber, 1920.

Scandalous German born dancer, actress and writer, Anita Berber. She was known as Weimar Germany's "High Priestess of Debauchery." Berber died in 1928 at the age of twenty-nine.

Valse Impromptue The Brief  Berlin has been excavating its Weimar past, and after several runs of Cabaret and tributes to Marlene Dietrich, a darker figure has resurfaced: Anita Berber, the dancer, silent-film diva and erotic fashion plate who kept the city captivated and scandalized in the 1920s.   German Vogue and other fashion magazines have run spreads based on Berber. Cate Blanchett portrayed her on the cover of AnOther. Last year a Berlin dance company devoted a week to re-creating…

Valse Impromptue The Brief Berlin has been excavating its Weimar past, and after several runs of Cabaret and tributes to Marlene Dietrich, a darker figure has resurfaced: Anita Berber, the dancer, silent-film diva and erotic fashion plate who kept the city captivated and scandalized in the 1920s. German Vogue and other fashion magazines have run spreads based on Berber. Cate Blanchett portrayed her on the cover of AnOther. Last year a Berlin dance company devoted a week to re-creating…

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