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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Advertisement for the feature film ‘Maksim Gorkiy’

Advertisement for the feature film ‘Maksim Gorkiy’, © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Advertisement for the feature film ‘Maksim Gorkiy’
Description:The leaflet shows a framed portrait illustration of the Russian writer Maksim Gorky. He is wearing a shirt, a necktie and a jacket or waistcoat. His face is dominated by an impressive moustache. The name of the film, ‘Maksim Gorki’ (in the Russian original: ‘Максим Горкий’), is written in Serbo-Croatian across the lower part of the picture.
Comment:The film was directed by Самуил Бубрик (Samuil Bubrik) and released in 1940. The drawing is in the style of Socialist Realism – the only style of realistic art permitted in the Soviet Union at that time.
Date:Not before 1940
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
440 Marketing > 447 Advertising
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Commercial material 23
Editor:Karl Kaser