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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

TABLE OF CONTENT FOR "SCREEN MEMORIES"


 
  •  SCREEN MEMORIES was meant to be done by this fall,
  •  but with the amount of editing and
  • rewriting that needs to be done, more than likely I am looking at Spring 2015.
  • Anyhoo, but for the Fall 1943-Summer 1950 section stretch at least I have drafts.

   


 DETAILED CONTENT
OF
SCREEN MEMORIES

PART I

1] FIR PLACE

2] THE REED-THATCHED HOUSE

3] And its interior: furniture, paintings,
Fire place and family
 CHRISTMAS 1939











4] THE LENS:
THE TRAUMATIC SCREEN MEMORIES
Abandonment, and not to a wet-nurse,
at age 9 months;
extreme heat, extreme cold
Fridjof Nansen’s The Voyage of the Fram
The governess as Ms. No.
The Unicorn/ Billygoat dream, age 4
The first bombing attack &
Expulsion from a paradisiacal place=
a catastrophic beginning

5] TRAVELS WITH MS. NO.
1940-1943

a] Stag’s Mill- a dock.

b] Neugattersleben –  Cats

c] Podangen, East Prussia – Hornets











d] Stifter Country: Vornbach am Inn:
The Monastery
Viola, Constantin & Sven
The dancing bear &
The Chasing Bear Nightmare
The fight with the rusty knife
The Vestigial Gill Operation
The One Room School
The Baroque Chapel
The Big Storm, the flattened forest
Drawing bombers dropping “sausages”
“We lay off-shore Madagascar
& had the Plague on Board.”

The sculptress “Puppe Sarre”
 & Icicles in Garmisch,
 An Air-Raid near the Berlin Zoo
Destroyed Railway Stations
Stalled Trains,
 Locomotives clearing their throat
The Dream of the “Lady Vanishes”

6] RETURN TO “FIR PLACE”:
FALL 1943-FALL 1944:

a] Ivan, the “guest worker”





b] Omi A. & Omi R. &
 Night bird “Aunt Ursula”

C]Schmidt & Witt
& Stone Fights,

d] Building the cave,

e] The regression

f] Reading reading reading

g] A visit from the father
and Uncle Franziskus &
 chasing kids who had stolen apples
and then getting beat up by the village
kids the next day
and no one to turn to!

h] Christmas with the U-Boat Captain
Melitta on the Fir Trees,
Splinters among Fir Needles
+ Gabriel sacrifices his Toy Soldiers
to the War Effort!







i] Yet another middle ear infection:
Gabriel thinks he has killed Ms. No.
 after he has kicked her for
trying to feed him.

j] driving with Klinner while
an Me-265-screetches overhead
and Lisa rears up.

k] Tonsillectomy during an Air-Raid &
recuperating in the presence of the wife
 of an ME-265 Pilot
and what the Protestant Nurses said

l] The crash of the B-17

m] The 19th of July & the Father’s visit
the trip with Foreman Klinner &
 nag Lisa to fetch coal
The beating & the Suicide Note











n] The SS-teacher + greeting H.
with the wrong arm
the “Ohrfeige”
and the School Bunker
The Mill
&
The Chateau full of refugees

Bremerhaven burns up


7] Fall 1944

a] Arrival of Refugees
Nona, Veruchka, Ditloff, Dedo,
“die Röppin”, Stani, Mausi

b] “Die Hoehle”

c] Ice-skating on the Frozen Meadows,
“Devil’s Moor”
Going haying with foreman Klinner









d] The Company of German Soldiers
by the Pond
Fetching water
End of the War
Ditloff & Gabriel as “Werewolves”
The First American: Dick Weber OSS
”Echter Kaffee”
The Visit of the British Officers

e] Grandfather’s Return from Buchenwald
with Graf Hindenburg engineer
Sauer

f] Trading with the Enemy
PINEAPPLES IN TINS!
















8] Fall 1945 to Fall 1947

a] Return of the Parents, with Charlotte Pommer,
from Gestapo Prison

b] Partying with the O.S.S.
the Polish Officer

c] The Jeep
d] the Raft
e] the Cave
f] “koepfen”
 water in the knee
g] a shot of whiskey
h] AFN Bremen
h] Schiller poems

i] The Vegesack Fair
The smithy

j] End of the “cave life” &
 inception of the Cold War

k] the Parent’s divorce







9] Fall 1947-Spring 1950

a] Flourishing in Plön & the castle & the “knights” halls & furuncolosis
& soccer
Home room
The fight with the Nazi General’s son
The hermaphrodite

b] Gisela

c] Writing the first fairy tale


10] Christmas 1949 in Berlin

a] The flight in the DC-3

b] Rainer Hillenbrandt & the “Fighting
Group against Inhumanity & the CIC & OSS
And stepfather Richard Weber









c] The Road to Morocco, The Red Shoes,
A Night at the Opera, The Third Man &
Carmen

e] Dr. Albrecht Tietze

f]“Fraenzi Tietze” & a first kiss.


11]

A]
A three month trip with the father &
 Father’s third wife & uncle
in a VW bug through Germany
Factotums
& Orson Wells & the “Third Man” theme!

B]
Nona
A last Walk-About “Fir Place”
And goodbyes
And a trip to Bremerhaven &
Boarding the U.S.S. General Maurice Rosee


  




PART II

11] Pineapples & Sour Oranges

A] New York Bay, A Brooklyn Super,
The Pulaski Skyway, a bitch called “Pity”
First day at school
The pimply girl
Sue Dorland, The Crosby, “Danny Dither”,
The Hayride, a house in the woods,
An encounter with a skunk,
P.G. Wodehouse and influenza,
A boy scout troupe, the Pine Barrens,
The Delaware Water Gap,
Jazz, the Opera
Gloria Schreiber















B] Camp Pocono
Canoeing, camping, shooting,
Tennis,
Carving my own axe handle
“Aimez vous Brahms”
The gay counselor
Counseling
Camp fires


12] Oakwood School as Extreme Antacid!

a] An over-helming welcome

b] Kurt, John

c]Terry Matern, Josh Sonbanmatsu,

d] James Joyce












e] Mr. Mason, the Newlins, Mr.Taylor
 Nancy, Kay, Suzy, Alice,
 Judy, Lou Benedict, Otto, Ginny, Anita,
Libby & sister, Judy, etc etc

f] making out, petting, first real sex

g] Eleanor Roosevelt,
The IBM Plant,
The Poughkeepsie Bridge


13] Haverford &
 A-Year-Abroad & Stanford
& Chafing at Institutional life

a] William Faulkner, Franz Kafka,
D.H. Lawrence
Virginia Woolf,
Georgy Lukacs, Bert Brecht
Ezra Pound










b ] Harvey, Frank, Marty, Moser,
 Bill Packard

c] Connie, Barbara, Patti,
 Avis, Betsy, Paula,

d] Ashmead, McCaffrey, Foss

e] The Destruction of Lower Marion,

f ]The philosophy of “As If”


g] Writing class at Bryn Mawr

h] Alexandria, VA.
Wabana, New Foundland














Hamburg
Omi, Nona, the Palette

Munich
Christoph von Luttitz

The Dolmetscher School Girls

Clemens & The Moderns

Dorothea & The Slut
Theater
Fasching


















Paris

Theatre la Huchette & Ionesco

Thr Pigalle whore

The TNP
Vieux Colombier
Chartes,
The prince and his Porsche

Vlado Habonek

Scabies
”Mother Courage”
















Berlin

Fraenzi

Theater
the Ensemble, the rubble fields
The Hungarian Shepherd Dog
Lukacs
Brecht
The Paris Bistro
Von Krosigk’s bookshop


Senior Year

Haverford-Bryn Mawr Review
Paula
An unhappy graduation
Pound, Goethe












Stanford

Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, Kurt F. Reinhardt,
McLuny, the Wave, Jean Gosselin

Robert Musil

Tutoring, Menlo Park Junior College,
San Francisco & Jazz

Kepler’s Books + Gus Blaisdell




















14] Summer escapades:

Hitchhiking

Soda-jerking at Howard Johnson’s

A summer squeezing lemons &
reading Conrad & Henry James

Another summer as a Soda Jerk in
Alexandria Virginia
Return of parents from Korea

Dubrovnik Festival

A summer as a chauffeur & marble & tile
man in Vermont while at Breadloaf

Driving cattle up to the summer range
in Arizona
and playing a lot of chess
with Frank Conroy









15] Nine Months in Alaska as
Forest fire fighter &
 geological surveyor &
an epiphany.

The Nash Ambassador, the Bell Housing

Williams, B.C.
White Horse, Dawson City
Fairbanks

Clambering ‘round the Alaska Range

The moss, the P-38,
The Pulaski axe, the helicopters,
The forgotten flight in the DC-3!
The Yukon
The hotspot
The Indian Festival
The “Goose” aqua plane











Rick Litterick
The Bell Helicopter Pilot,
The Texas Cutthroat,
Dominick the Inuit friend,
Eric Carlson,
The Roadrunner Professor Geologist
King Pleasure
Mom & Pop & their Camp

Alma, “Kim Novak,”

The Timberline

The grouse, the grayling,
Tok Junction Delta
The Wolf in the Old Goldfield
Hunting rabbit, hunting grouse
The slog to Point Barrow

Reading the NY Times
Voting for Kennedy
The McCabe & Mrs. Miller life
Chena Ridge






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