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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Advertisement for the feature film ‘The Frogmen’

Advertisement for the feature film ‘The Frogmen’, © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Advertisement for the feature film ‘The Frogmen’
Description:The frameless leaflet features a collage of two graphic illustrations. The upper image depicts frogmen in action, with warships in the background. Above, the American origin of the film is indicated in Cyrillic Serbo-Croatian; below is the logo of the American film production company ‘20th Century Fox’. The lower image features three male portraits on the right – from top to bottom: a man wearing a peaked cap smoking a cigarette, a frogman and a man in a helmet decorated with the letters CO or CD. The Serbo-Croatian title, ‘Heroji pod vodom’ (literally ‘Heroes under water’), is printed on the left (in the English original: ‘Frogmen’).
Comment:The war movie was directed by Lloyd Bacon and released in 1951.
Date:Not before 1951
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 39
Editor:Karl Kaser