The Goal Of This Blog


The internet provides mankind with an abundance of information. Though the quality and accuracy may leave much to be desired, when used properly you may end up with pretty interesting stuff.
So my hopes weren't very high when searching for any information regarding actress Ulrike Butz, in my humble opinion the undisputed queen of German sexploitation. Yet, even with such low expectations, what I did find was utterly disappointing: an almost blank profile on IMDb (save a filmography) and a couple of small pictures from the films she starred in. That's it. No date or place of birth, no biographical information of any kind, no interviews, no candid pictures, no film reviews elaborating on her career or personal life.
I extended my search and was able to buy some more films, movie memorabilia and more interestingly, a few magazines that included unique pictures and interviews. Although I wouldn't exactly describe nudie- and tabloid magazines as trustworthy sources.

So this is my last resort. This blog is purely intended as a communication platform that will hopefully lead to more information.
Should you, dear reader, be in possession of any bit of information regarding Ulrike, I would greatly appreciate you sharing it with me, and with that the whole world, so I can ultimately change this blog's title to something along the lines of "The Ultimate And Only Source On The Net For All Things Ulrike". Together, maybe we can fill a huge overlooked hole in the world wide web.
To increase the chance at any kind of success with this obvious long shot, I will post whatever I already DO know, along with pictures and anything else that may trigger someone else's memory or interest.

About Me

Ever since my first visit to a local cinema at a very young age, I've been in love with movies.
Feverishly absorbing nearly every film I could get my hands on, I soon got a bit frustrated with Hollywood's conservative playing-it-safe commercial business attitude, which mostly resulted in different wrappings around the same stories.
However, it didn't take very long for me to discover the underbelly of the moving pictures industry; the stuff one refers to as B-movie, underground, low-budget, trash, sleaze, (s)exploitation, you name it.  An abundance of ambition but a lack of budget forced some filmmakers to get more creative, original and innovative, embracing themes and visuals Hollywood dared not touch upon.  A new world opened itself in front of my adolescent eyes.
Mainly through satellite television broadcasts I was exposed to a plethora of German sexploitations films from the early seventies.  Today I still enjoy such flicks, if only for their bogus claims to contain a relevant social commentary, while really their sole purpose was to show an endless stream of young, beautiful and very naked teenage girls.

Cut to years later - now in my thirties, my cinematic tastes haven't altered much.  In fact, since I was introduced to the internet around 1997, it eventually has become a lot easier to track down and buy a bunch of films I'd previously only heard or read about.
In the process I stumbled upon some of the German aufklärungsfilme I viewed back in the satellite days, and by chance got re-introduced to this angelic brown-haired female presence I vividly remember being very fond of.
This time, with more resources to my aid, I couldn't resist trying to find out more about her.  A name would help, but those films didn't go the extra mile and actually provide informative end credits.  Still, by comparing names in the opening credits of various films this mysterious fräulein starred in, I was able to come up with a name...

So, the hard part is over, I assumed.  Google will do the rest.
Or as it turned out, it wouldn't.