University of Basel

BACI – Balkan Cinema

The summer cinema in Arad

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Object:The summer cinema in Arad
Description:The photo postcard shows the summer cinema in Arad. In the centre, the cinema screen shows a picture of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The screen is protected by a canopy. The seats are grouped into two sectors. In the front sector, the seats are aligned in rows. The rear sector is divided into sections resembling boxes. In the lower part of the image, a man wearing a straw hat is sitting on a chair and looking towards the camera. The inscription ‘Cinema de Vară’ in the top right corner means ‘summer cinema’.
Comment:The picture on the screen depicting Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy seems to have been inserted by the postcard designer.
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Romania (historical)
Type:Photo postcard
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Arhiva Naţională de Filme
Archive:Arhiva Naţională de Filme (Collection ANF), Inv. No.: Doc-Cat 18
Editor:Karl Kaser