Midweek Madness celebrates Wagner's 200th birthday, Part 2

By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun

10:17 AM EDT, May 22, 2013


For this second Midweek Madness salute to Wagner's big 200, how about a nutty clip from an ever-so-forgotten film called "Hi Diddle Diddle"?

Here, the great Polish actress Pola Negri, best known for her work in silent films, kicks off a Wagnerian celebration. Keep an eye on the wallpaper.