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Open-air cinema in Gjirokastra

Open-air cinema in Gjirokastra, © Arkivi Qëndror i Shtetit, Tirana enlarge


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Object:Open-air cinema in Gjirokastra
Description:The photograph shows an improvised open-air cinema in Gjirokastra in southern Albania in approximately 1940. It consists of a wooden external wall with film posters, some ten wooden benches, four wooden chairs, a screen, and a textile sun canopy.
Comment:The photograph was taken under Italian occupation 1939-1943.
Date:Not before 1939, Not after 1943
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Albania (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Arkivi Qëndror i Shtetit, Tirana
Archive:Arkivi Qëndror i Shtetit (Collection Fototeka), Inv. No.: Fototeka 1
Editor:Karl Kaser