Good slide into the New Year 1957

561222 Bravo Cover (Guten Rutsch)

Horst Buchholz and Romy Schneider wish you a good slide into the New Year, as Elvis and Liselotte Pulver also feature on the cover of Bravo of 30 December 1956.

And so I wish you a good slide into the new decade, the 2020s.

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.