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For those of a certain age, the mall used to be the vibrant hub of retail. Quite literally you could get everything under one roof. But with one in five malls failing , it may herald the end of the mall. Especially if these pictures are anything to go by.
RSS Archive 2013/03/18 6 notes Valentin Carron
" Portrait of Karola Neher " 1929 " Karola Neher was a well-known actress in Germany during the inter-war period and played Polly Peachum in the 1931 film adaptation of the theatrical hit The Threepenny Opera by Kurt Weill and Berthold Brecht. Neher was also Brecht’s mistress for a time. A Communist sympathiser, Neher fled to Moscow with her second husband Anatol Becker in 1934. There they became victims of the Stalinist purges, Becker being executed by firing squad in 1937 while Neher was sentenced to ten years in a labour camp.