The 1920s Berlin of “Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler”

The Norbert Jacques novel that Fritz Lang and Thea von Harbou adapted for Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler had Dr. Mabuse carrying out his dastardly schemes in Munich. But while the city in the film is unnamed, there’s no mistaking it for anything but Weimar-era Berlin. Read more [...]