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The ‘Patria’ cinema in Bucharest

The ‘Patria’ cinema in Bucharest, © Arhiva Naţională de Filmeenlarge


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Object:The ‘Patria’ cinema in Bucharest
Description:The picture shows the entrance of the ‘Patria’ cinema with an advertisement for a movie above. In front of the building is a tram in poor condition.
Comment:The cinema, located at 12–14 Bulevardul Magheru, is among the best-known movie theatres in Bucharest. It is housed in the modernist ten-storey ‘Asigurarea Românească’ building, designed in 1929 and completed in 1931. The photograph was taken in 1954.
Country:unknown (contemporary)
Romania (historical)
Keywords:540 Commercialized Entertainment > 546 Motion Picture Industry
Copyright:Arhiva Naţională de Filme
Archive:Arhiva Naţională de Filme (Collection ANF), Inv. No.: Doc-Cat 26
Editor:Karl Kaser