David Bowie as the Thin White Duke

David Bowie as the Thin White Duke

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David Bowie plays the part of the Thin White Duke in March 1976. His character in a Nic Roeg film, pictured on the ``Station to Station'' cover, had now added a Dukedom and become a crazed cross between fascist robot and aristocrat who wanted to be a dictator.