My very first Liebster Award has arrived!

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Thanks to the nomination by The Flapper Dame, I’ve recieved my very first Liebster Award. You’re probably familiar with what this means – I’m about to answer some exciting or astonishing questions. Thanks for the opportunity!

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A Silent Movie Ice Cream Battle – A Pair of Tights (1929)

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If there was such a genre as “ice cream comedy”, I think A Pair of Tights would be an award-winning piece.  With its delightful cast and gentle story it’s so amusing that it makes you laugh again and again. This movie certainly proves that in the golden age of silents a single gesture could speak louder and be funnier than a hundred words today.

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Chaplin changes – Monsieur Verdoux

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“Chaplin changes! Can you?” – posters heralded all over the world in 1947 before Chaplin’s latest film, Monsieur Verdoux was released. His change was quite a drastic one and it soon turned out that the public wasn’t ready to see their favourite Little Tramp turn into a sarcastic French serial killer.

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Audrey Hepburn in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

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Based on Truman Capote’s novella, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is one of the most emblematic films of Old Hollywood and also an outstanding piece in Audrey Hepburn’s work. She was born 87 years ago today and soon became the brightest star of Hollywood, appearing in the best of romantic films. However, Breakfast at Tiffany’s was different in many ways, as it is impossible to decide whether it’s a romantic trifle or a serious drama.

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