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Shooting of the Albanian feature film ‘Skenderbeu’

Shooting of the Albanian feature film ‘Skenderbeu’, © Arkivi Qendror Shteteror i Filmit, Tiranaenlarge


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Object:Shooting of the Albanian feature film ‘Skenderbeu’
Description:At its centre, the photograph features two actors in traditional Albanian costume and a man in black clothes holding an unidentifiable object in his right hand. A film camera and cameraman are positioned in the bottom right corner. A sunshade protrudes into the picture.
Comment:‘Skenderbeu’ was a Soviet feature with Albanian contribution. It was released in 1954 and directed by Sergei Yutkevich. The Russian film title was ‘Velikiy voin Albanii Skanderbeg’ (‘Великий воин Албании Скандербег‘).
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Albania (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Arkivi Qendror Shteteror i Filmit, Tirana
Archive:Arkivi Qëndror Shtetëror i Filmit (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Fototeka 5
Editor:Karl Kaser