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Poster advertising the feature film ‘City Lights’

Poster advertising the feature film ‘City Lights’, © Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgradeenlarge


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Object:Poster advertising the feature film ‘City Lights’
Description:The poster features an illustration showing a couple (Charlie Chaplin and Virginia Cherrill) in its centre. The film title in Serbo-Croatian is ‘Svetlost velegrada’ (Light of the big city). The name of the distribution company ‘Makedonija film Skopje’ appears in the bottom right corner.
Comment:The feature was released in 1931. Charlie Chaplin was the leading actor, screenwriter and director.
Date:Not before 1931
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Yugoslavia (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Jugoslovenska kinoteka, Belgrade
Archive:Jugoslovenska kinoteka (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Posters 14
Editor:Karl Kaser