National Geographic : 1935 Dec
WHERE BIBLE CHARACTERS LIVE AGAIN "GOD'S GREETINGS-STEP IN AND BRING IN HAPPINESS WITH YOU" So reads, in German, a sign on the Villa Daheim, home of Anton Lang, Sr., long the Christus of the Passion Play (see page 762). The house, built in 1902, is flanked by a store and an inn (see Color Plate II). The motorcycle is alien to Oberammergau. rnotograpns irom Anton Lang, Jr. ON HIS WIDE BELT EACH MALE DANCER WEARS HIS SWEETHEART'S PICTURE Holding garlands, they tread the measures of a quaint, old-fashioned mountain dance, on a shrub-decorated platform built on a side street (see text, page 767). Girls wear silk aprons over pleated skirts, and a colorful scarf partly hides the bodice. Men have leather shorts, H-shaped leather suspenders, and woolen stockings with detachable feet.