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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Advertisement for the feature film ‘Kismet’

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


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Object:Advertisement for the feature film ‘Kismet’
Description:A partly framed leaflet produced by distribution company ‘Jadran Film’ advertises the “great oriental film ‘Kismet’” directed by Wilhelm Dieterle and based on the play by Ulrich Steindorff and Karl Ettlinger: ‘Original oriental musical motifs … A film with an exciting plot and wonderful staging’. The illustration at the top of the leaflet shows four persons in oriental costume. In the foreground, two dark-skinned armed guards have their backs to the reader, while in the background a man and woman can be seen looking at each other.
Comment:The film was released in 1931.
Date:Not before 1931
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 84
Editor:Karl Kaser