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The ‘Skenderbej’ outdoor cinema in Tirana

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


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Object:The ‘Skenderbej’ outdoor cinema in Tirana
Description:The picture shows the seating area of the ‘Skenderbej’ outdoor cinema in Tirana in approximately 1940. It is partly covered by dark textile sun canopies. The National Bank building can be identified on the picture’s left margin.
Comment:The inserted name ‘Luce’ (an Italian film and photo production company) indicates that the photograph was taken during the Italian occupation of Albania between 1939 and 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 34
Editor:Karl Kaser