This very short and script-less film revolves around a full striptease. A tall girl gracefully strolls down a small beach. Notwithstanding her veils, she reveals her long body to the world at large. This speedy performance unfolds in “Eve’s costume” (« Evakostüme ») as the expression goes among lovers of this film genre. —Europa Film Treasures
Johann Schwarzer (August 30, 1880–October 10, 1914) was an Austrian photographer and pioneer producer of adult films through his Saturn-Film concern.
Schwarzer was born in Javornik, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and now located in the Czech Republic. In the early 1900s, Schwarzer resettled in Vienna and became a portrait and family photographer and chemist; to supplement his income, Schwarzer began making erotic photos used on naughty postcards common to this era. In 1906, he became acquainted with the existence of men’s only nights at movie theaters in Vienna that showed adult films, so-called Herrenabende. Schwarzer organized Saturn-Film that year and began production of such films himself; Saturn-Film was the first native film production company based in Austria. Unlike his predecessors, Schwarzer conducted his business as a public company, advertising in local newspapers, motion picture trade journals and adding a logo to his films like any other European producer… read more