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Travelling cinema in a Serbian village

Travelling cinema in a Serbian village, © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Travelling cinema in a Serbian village
Description:The photograph features a mobile cinema screening. The cinema equipment and operator are positioned on a platform. The standing audience – mainly consisting of men in hats and jackets – is turned towards the screen. The operator is looking towards the camera.
Comment:The inscription below the photograph notes that this was the first mobile cinema in Serbia to screen a film in a village in the Šumadija region.
Date:Not before 1918, Not after 1941
Country:Serbia (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Photo-Cinema and movies 13
Editor:Karl Kaser