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BACI – Balkan Cinema

Emblem of the Oficiul Național Cinematografic (O.N.C.)

Emblem of the Oficiul Național Cinematografic (O.N.C.), © Arhiva Naţională de Filmeenlarge


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Object:Emblem of the Oficiul Național Cinematografic (O.N.C.)
Description:The picture shows the emblem of Romania’s National Cinematographic Office featuring a crown and cross.
Comment:O.N.C. was founded at the end of the 1930s. In the beginning, the office produced a periodic newsreel programme and documentaries, and later started feature production. Construction also began on a studio, which was completed with difficulty due to the start of World War II. O.N.C. ceased to exist in 1948 when Romanian cinema was nationalized.
Date:Not before 1938, Not after 1948
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 41
Editor:Karl Kaser