Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917
Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917

Group of twenty-two Russian cinematography leaflets, 1908-1917

Saint Petersburg. Item #258

A group of cinematography leaflets published mainly in the years 1908-1917. The programs advertise both world cinematography productions, among others from the USA, Germany, France or Italy, and Russian film productions. In addition to basic information, such as the title, programs also include information about the cast and sometimes a plot summary and film frames. The programs have the characteristics of advertising and partly informational documents. These prints are an excellent source of information for world film studies, as well as historical studies in the field of Russian cinematography. 


1. The Royal Vio. Saint Petersburg, 1908. (red). Founded in 1895. The most perfect design of all famous cinemas. Without the slightest flickering. Folded in three. 26 x 22 cm., (9 x 22 cm. folded)

2. The Royal Vio. Saint Petersburg, 1908. (b/w). Founded in 1895. The most perfect design of all famous cinemas. Without the slightest flickering. Folded in three. 26 x 22 cm., (9 x 22 cm. folded)

3. “Rampa”. Saint Petersburg, 1915. A piece of Paris in Petrograd. Films are accompanied by a symphony orchestra. It is not necessary to take off your coat. Folded in two. 11.5 x 19 cm.

4. “Olimpiia”. Saint Petersburg, February of 1917. Ticket prices include war taxes. Very detailed description of each film. Folded in two. 11 x 17 cm.

5. “Jupiter”. Saint Petersburg, 1916. Foreign artists tour. A complete divertissement week. Folded in two. 10 x 16 cm.

6. “Memento! 53”. Saint Petersburg, 1915. The best films are accompanied by the first-class orchestra. Folded in two. 10 x 16.5 cm.

7. Parisiana Cinema-Theater. Saint Petersburg, 1915 (No. 1). The most comfortable cinema-theater. All loges are equipped with telephones. Films are accompanied by a symphony orchestra. It is not necessary to take off your coat. Coat check is free. [6] pp: advertisements throughout the booklet. The one on the back is quite interesting – “New Tet’s diamonds: the best imitation as of today” 15 x 20 cm (folded)

8. Elite. Saint Petersburg, [1916]. Exclusive New Year Eve’s screenings (December 30-31, January 1). Detailed film plot. Folded in two. 15 x 22 cm

9. Tivoli. Saint Petersburg, 1915. Films are accompanied by piano and organ. The famous virtuoso pianist A.I. Rimsky invited for the entire winter season. Folded in two. 15 x 22 cm.

10. ARS Cinema-Theater. Saint Petersburg, 1914. Grandiose sensational premiere. The last film from the series. The magnificent setting of battle scenes performed by the best Italian artists. Folded in two. 15.5 x 23 cm

11. Big cinematograph “Jupiter”. Saint Petersburg, 1915. The only fashionable cinema on the “SANDS” [probably a famous part of the city]. Films are accompanied by pianist and violinist. 18 x 23 cm.

12. Cinematograph Aquarium. Saint Petersburg, 1915. Chronicle of the military events. Documentary footage. Arrival of His Majesty the Sovereign Emperor at the headquarters of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief. 14.5 x 22 cm

13. “Artus”. Saint Petersburg, 1914. Luxurious foyer (Winter Garden). Films are accompanied by the people’s favorite tenor. A topical film of the historical moment [WWI] we are experiencing right now, starring Alexei Glagolin. Folded in two. 15 x 23 cm.

14. KINEMO-THEATER “ARS”. Saint Petersburg, 1915. Accompanied by the best soloists. Performed by the well-known American actor Walter Dickens. Folded in two. 16 x 25 cm.

15. “Rampa”. Saint Petersburg, 1915. A piece of Paris in Petrograd. Films are accompanied by a symphony orchestra. It is not necessary to take off your coat. Performed by the best actors of the Moscow I. N. Ermol’eva theater. Folded in two. 11.5 x 19 cm.

16. Premier Theatre. Saint Petersburg, 1913. Luxury cinematograph with a lot of air and light. From 8 pm in each session the talented artist G. A. Alexandrov sings. Folded in two. 16 x 23 cm.

17. Miniature-Cinema “Nord-Star” [North Star]. Saint Petersburg, 1915. Exclusive dramas. Accompanied by the concert trio. 15.5 x 24 cm.

18. Premier Theatre. Saint Petersburg, 1913. Luxury cinematograph with a lot of air and light. Change in the theater repertoire (film title crossed out in pencil). Folded in two. 16.5 x 24 cm.

19. Kinemo “ARS”. Saint Petersburg, 1916. Two Screens (rooms). Accompanied by the first-class artists. The owner of this program gave a detailed description of each film watched. Folded in two. 15.5 x 22.5 cm.

20. Kinema-Theater ARGUS. Saint Petersburg, 1914. The general delight is the play of K. Trushevsky, who simultaneously plays on the piano and harmonica. Folded in two. 16.5 x 25.5 cm.

21. Kinema “Rus’”. Saint Petersburg, 1915. Illustrated by [S.N]. Some notes in pencil (related to the films). Folded in two. 16.5 x 23.5 cm.

22. Parisiana Cinema-Theater. Saint Petersburg, 1915 (No. 2). The most comfortable cinema-theater. All loges are equipped with telephones. Films are accompanied by a symphony orchestra. It is not necessary to take off your coat. Coat check is free. [6] pp: advertisements throughout the booklet. The one on the back is quite interesting – “New Tet’s diamonds: the best imitation as of today”. 15 x 20 cm (folded).

Price: $1,000.00

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