A Collection of 39 Monographs.
SOVIET CINEMA. A Collection of 39 Monographs. Varying sizes, bound in original photomontage wrappers, in a new green cloth folding box with a red label. Moscow and Leningrad: Kynopechat and Tea-Kino-Pechat, 1926-1929.
A wonderful collection of dynamic pamphlets on film and film stars. It includes not only Soviet, but also foreign performers such as Mary Pickford, Richard Dix, Emil Jannings, Ossi Oswalda, Milton Sills, Ben Turpin, Mae Murray and many others. Many dramatic portraits of film legends with lively typography and design. The covers are a showcase of Soviet Constructivist design of the period and emphasize the importance given to film as a medium by the authorities. In fine condition.
Item nr. 169820