Emil Grimm (Foto-Express) Faschingstrubel (Carnival Hubbub)
Medium Silver print
Photo Date 1939 Print Date 1939
Dimensions 9 x 6-3/4 in. (229 x 171 mm)
Photo Country Germany
Photographer Country Germany
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About This Image
Photographer Grimm and (Foto-Express) stamps and paper title caption on verso.
Emil Grimm's work was reproduced in a special edition, Agfacolor, das farbige Lichtbild [Agfacolor, the color image] (1938). He was a contemporary of Herbert Bayer. He worked as a still photographer on a number of German films.
The actress may be Illa Meery. Meery (1915 - 2010) was born in Russia as Maria Tchernycheff-Bezobrasoff and became an actress known for "Zouzou" (1934), "Ladies Lake" and "Pension Mimosas" (1935). Purportedly she had ties to the Parisian Nazi Gestapo, but was also a Soviet spy during WWII. She was married to Henri Garat. She died in Southampton, NY.
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