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Unordnung und Fruehes Leid


After World War I, parts of Europe experience hyperinflation, when it took wheelbarrows full of paper currency just to pay for a loaf of bread. The worst time was 1923 and it became known as "The Inflation Year." In this movie, closely following the autobiographical story by Thomas Mann, Professor Cornelius ([[Performer~P31579~Martin Held~martinheld]]), a history teacher, comes to regret publishing an essay in 1917 supporting the Prussian government which vigorously prosecuted the war effort. ~ Clarke...more