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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Advertisement for the feature film ‘Ešalon doktora M.’

Advertisement for the feature film ‘Ešalon doktora M.’, © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Advertisement for the feature film ‘Ešalon doktora M.’
Description:The leaflet features a partly framed photograph with armed soldiers in uniform crossing a river on horseback. A mountainous landscape constitutes the backdrop. Written on the bottom of the frame is the Serbo-Croatian original film title, ‘Ešalon Dr. M.’ (Dr. M.’s echelon).
Comment:The film was directed by Živorad Žika Mitrović, a Serb, who developed a specific genre known as the ‘Kosovo western’ or ‘partisan western’. The genre has the form of a western but features content typical for partisan films. The film was released in 1955.
Date:Not before 1955
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
440 Marketing > 447 Advertising
720 War > 726 Warfare
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Commercial material 18
Editor:Karl Kaser