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The ‘Tomorri’ cinema in Tirana

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


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Object:The ‘Tomorri’ cinema in Tirana
Description:The picture shows the construction of the ‘Tomorri’ cinema in Tirana in approximately 1940. The plate under the roof on the right displays the name, ‘Cinema FFAA Costruzione Palini’. Two construction workers are on the roof; two in front of the building. Three men wearing coats and hats are standing nearby.
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. The men’s clothing indicates that it is winter.
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 37
Editor:Karl Kaser