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  • Kaiser's most significant plays, although written several years earlier, had been premiered in quick succession, among them Die Bürger von Calais (1914), Von

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  • At the end, a female Maria catches a male Captain Von Trapp in her arms in a reversal of a classic movie trope.

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  • The most abstract interpretation is of Edelweiss, sung by Captain Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) in the film to honor his homeland, Austria, which is being taken over by Nazis; here, two men, one in white, one with a Nazi armband, engage in a Chaplin-esque tussle over the former's hat on a park bench.

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  • Plummer is probably best known to audiences as the widower Captain Von Trapp in the hit 1965 musical movie The Sound of Music opposite Julie Andrews.

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  • Ryan 'as in "Von Ryan's Express" He looks fast enough to be an Express load.

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  • Von is a fine man with a great family who cowboys, hunts, and create works of art using leather.

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  • Update, 5/25: "Somehow, the sadism and icy alienation, which can seem contrived and manipulative in Von Trier's tragedies, feels perfectly natural when set in an absurd corporate world," notes Nerve's Bilge Ebiri.

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  • On that pretext, Dunbar was forced to stand against a wall in Von Scherbach's office and stay awake after having not slept for the past couple of days as he was transported to the POW camp.

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  • Note 9: Abraham Gottlob Werner, "Erklärungen der äußern Kennzeichen der Foßilien: Die Farbe," in Von den äußerlichen Kennzeichen der Foßilien, abgefaßt von Abraham Gottlob Werner, der Bergwerks-Wissenschaften und Rechte beflißenen, auch der Leipziger öconomischen Gesellschaft Ehren-Mitglied (Leipzig, 1774), 87 – 137. back

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  • With the Nazi threat looming, Captain Von Trapp is offered a commission, and cannot refuse it outright.

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