"La Grande Illusion": What is that chin strap contraption?
August 29, 2014 6:05 AM Subscribe
Can someone shed some light on what that chin strap contraption worn by "Captaine von Rauffenstein" (Erich von Stroheim) in Renoir's "La Grande Illusion" is? A fashion accessory? Or rather a medical prosthetic of some sort? Am baffled.