A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the popularity of his character supercedes his own existence until he finds that his best performance is keeping up appearances for his Nazi patrons. Written by
Keith Loh <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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As Hoefgen leaves the Deux Magots café in Paris after meeting with his first wife, decals for contemporary credit cards - Visa, among them - can be seen on the window of the door. See more
[Hendrik stumbles upon some soldiers beating up a Jew
They must be drunk.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.53
Written by Franz Liszt
(as Liszt) See more