University of Basel

BACI – Balkan Cinema

The ‘Savoja’ cinema in Tirana

The ‘Savoja’ cinema in Tirana, © Arkivi Qëndror i Shtetit, Tirana enlarge


Print versionTEI version» next entryoverview« previous entry
Object:The ‘Savoja’ cinema in Tirana
Description:The picture shows the entrance hall of the ‘Savoja’ cinema in Tirana in approximately 1940. Signs inform visitors about access to seating on the first floor and the galleries. A poster advertises the movie ‘Manon Lescaut’ directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Alida Valli, Vittorio De Sica and Lamberto Picasso.
Comment:The movie was released in 1940 by the Italian production company ‘Grand Film’. The building was renamed ‘Teatri Kombëtar’ (National theatre) after World War II.
Date:Not before 1940, 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 25
Editor:Karl Kaser