Marius Müller-Westernhagen 1981


German actor and singer Marius Müller-Westernhagen on a superposter in Bravo of 22 December 1981.


Romy Schneider 1981


German actress Romy Schneider as Austria’s 19th-century Empress Elizabeth, commonly known as Sisi, which was also the name of the massively popular film from 1955, albeit in the incorrect spelling, Sissi. Romy Schneider, a fine actress, died at the age of 43 half a year after this centrespread poster in Bravo of 22 December 1981 was published.

The real Sisi was assassinated in 1898 and reappeared 114 years later as Egypt’s military dictator.

Below an article in the same issue about Romy Schneider and the film.



Bravo 22 Dec 1981 (Soft Cell)


Soft Cell feature on the cover of Bravo of 22 December 1981. This week 37 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Adam Ant: He had problems with girls
• Profile of Van Halen’s  Dave Lee Roth
• Movie flashback: Romy Schneider as Austrian queen Sisi
• How bunking school landed girl in jail
• Rick Springfield: “Everybody hated me as a kid.”
• Focus on the Stones’ Ron Wood
• AC/DC’s Brian Johnson and his motorbike (it’s a Harley)
• The life of Harrison Ford