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MoMA Library
by Universal Filmlexikon; Universal Filmlexikon
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Topic: Motion Pictures
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MoMA Library
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Fan Magazine, nyarc-museumofmodernart
MoMA Library
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Fan Magazine, nyarc-museumofmodernart
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by Universal Filmlexikon; Universal Filmlexikon
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Topic: Motion Pictures
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by Hollywood Studio Magazine
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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MoMA Library
by Pressabteilung der UFA
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Topic: Motion Pictures
Source: Print
MoMA Library
by Pressabteilung der UFA
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Topic: Motion Pictures
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Media History Digital Library
by F. Paul Liesegang
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Topic: Motion Pictures
MoMA Library
by Filmkünstler; wir über uns selbst
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Topic: Motion Pictures
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Media History Digital Library
by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
Source: Microfilm
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Giessen; Giessen
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Topic: Motion Pictures
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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Catalog of German toy manufacturer Ernst Plank (E.P.) of Nuremberg. This catalog lists magic lanterns, films and other devices to view optical toys / visual media, metal building sets, miniature steam models, sewing machines. The educative value of the toys is emphasized in the introduction to the catalog. To learn more about the slide production of E.P. - Ernst Plank of Nuremberg, visit the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource at http://slides.uni-trier.de/organisation/index.php?id=1001407
Topics: magic lanterns, toys, model steam engines
Source: paper
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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Catalog in German language of lantern slide manufacturer Ed. Liesegang. The catalog lists magic lantern slides of many subjects, including geography, Christian religion and dissolving views. For more information on the activities of Ed. Liesegang and the magic lantern slide sets listed in this catalog, see the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource http://slides.uni-trier.de/organisation/index.php?id=1001085
Topics: Magic Lantern, Catalogs, projection, lantern slide
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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Catalog of German toy manufacturer Ernst Plank (E.P.) from Nuremberg. The catalog is richly illustrated; almost every apparatus is accompanied by a detailed engraving. The catalogue lists lanterns, slides, various illuminants, screens, cinematographic devices and film as well as many toys that are animated by a miniature steam engine (moving items, toy trains, ships) and more. The digital version was created from a reprint that did not include the original page numbers hence the unnumbered...
Topics: magic lantern, lantern slide, toys, optical toys, film projectors, early cinema
Source: paper copy
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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This is a richly illustrated catalog by German manufacturer for optical and mechanical toys, Ernst Plank of Nuremberg. It contains a detailed engraving for almost every apparatus listed: magic lanterns, slides (some in toy format, some in lecture format), various light sources, accessories (screens, magnifying glasses). Next to lanterns, there are many cinematographic devices and early film projectors / cinematographs ('kinematographen'), often advertised to be usable both as film projector and...
Topics: magic lantern, optical toys, film projectors, catalogs, early cinema, toys, lantern slides
Source: reprint on paper
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Georges Carette & Co.
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Catalog in German language of  George Carette & Co., a  manufacturer of optical toys and magic lanterns at Nuremberg, Germany. The available pages (91-101) advertise magic lanterns for home use and as an educative toy. For more information on the activities of Georges Carette & Co., see the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource http://slides.uni-trier.de/text/text-edit.php?id=4009955
Topics: magic lanterns, catalogs, toys, optical toys
Source: paper copy
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Paul Ed. Liesegang
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Manual of German manufacturer and distributor of projection tools with an emphasis on education. The manual explains the optical laws of how projection works, how to operate diverse projection apparatus – magic lanterns (also called sciopticons or stereopticons), dissolving views, epidiascopes and film projectors. It treats the operation of diverse light sources, the manufacture of slides for projection including several possibilities for adding color. In another part, it explains how to use...
Topics: projection, magic lantern, manuals
Source: original item
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This catalog lists magic lantern slides for education in the field of art history. It was issued as an addition to the general catalog. 'Ed. Liesegang' in Düsseldorf, Germany, was one of the most important supplier of visual material in education. More information on Liesegang's production of magic lantern slides and related material is accessible in the Magic Lantern Webressource Lucerna: http://slides.uni-trier.de/organisation/index.php?id=1001085
Topics: magic lantern, magic lantern slides, projection, art history, education, catalog
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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Catalog of Jean Schoenner, a manufacturer of optical and mechanical toys based in Nuremberg, Germany. The catalog's title indicates that it was issued for the 25th jubilee of the organisation. The catalog is illustrated and shows various models of toy magic lanterns for home use. To learn more about Jean Schoenner and his production of lantern slides, visit Lucerna, the Magic Lantern Web Resource: http://slides.uni-trier.de/person/index.php?id=6003785 .
Topics: magic lanters, optical toys
Source: paper copy
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by Ed. Liesegang
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Catalog for lantern slides made in the Woodbury process. The catalog was issued by "Edition Liesegang" in Düsseldorf, Germany, in November 1905. The catalog begins with an advertisement for a projection tool that helps to rapidly change lantern slides,the "Rapidwechsler" ("rapid changer"). An introduction on pages 3-4 briefly describes the production process of Woodbury-type lantern slides and praises the image quality of Woodbury lantern slides. The slides were...
Topics: magic lantern, catalogs, woodbury, lantern slides
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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Catalog of lantern slides for teaching art history in higher education.
Topics: magic lantern, art history, education
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Media History Digital Library
by Gebrüder Bing / Bing Brothers
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This is a section of the overall catalog from 1902-1904 which was published by Gebrüder Bing/ Bing Brothers under the title 'Special-Preisliste über mechanische, optische und elektrische Lehrmittel und Spielwaaren'. This section catalogue reproduced here is richly illustrated with line drawings. The full title is 'Optische Spielwaaren und Lehrmittel: Laterna-Magica. Nebelbilder-Apparate. Sciopticons. Kinematrographen. Grosse Collection neuester Bilderserien. Stereoscope. Loupen und...
Topics: magic lantern, cinematography, toys, catalogs, optical toys
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Catalog in German language that describes in detail the technical parts of a magic lantern and the way that the apparatus works. This is the 5th edition. Ed. Liesegang was a relevant manufacturer and reseller of magic lanterns and slides in Germany around 1900. More information on Ed. Liesegang and slide sets offered by Ed. Liesegang are available at the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource http://slides.uni-trier.de/organisation/index.php?id=1001085
Topics: Magic Lantern, Projection, Catalogs, Manual
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by Düsseldorf: E. Lintz
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Jean Schoenner - Fabrik mechanisch-optischer Spielwaren
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Short catalogue of various models of magic lanterns in toy format, every item is illustrated. Jean Schoenner was baed in Nuremberg, Germany, and produced optical and mechanical toys between 1875 and 1916. This catalog is not dated but the style of the layout looks like catalogs from around 1880. To learn more about the lantern and slide production by Jean Schoenner, visit the Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource at http://slides.uni-trier.de/organisation/index.php?id=1001406
Topics: optical toys, magic lanterns
Source: paper copy
A (German) catalog of images on film strips. Film strips were used for projecting s series of single images and were cheaper but also more sensitive to damage than lantern slides. This catalogue lists geographical subjects as well as comical subjects. This catalog was issued by German manufacturer Ed. Liesegang. Ed. Liesegang was a major producer and distributor of visual teaching material in Germany in the first part of the twentieth century. The date of publication is estimated. To see a list...
Topics: film strips, catalogs, teaching, projection
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Short brochure/catalog for lantern slides for use in German Associations of veterans, advertised as slides sets for "patriotic events". Catalog was issued by "Edition Liesegang" in Düsseldorf, Germany, in 1910. Edition Liesegang was a manufacturer and supplier of magic lantern slides and apparatus (sciopticons, magic lantern, laterna magica) specialized in providing material for teaching. For more information on Liesegang and his slide production, see the entry in the...
Topics: magic lantern, catalog, German patriotism
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A (German) catalog of lantern slides intended for use in teachingzoology and anatomy. The slides listed in this catalog are taken from microscopic photographs. Credit as photographer / compiler of the set is Dr. W. Stempell, professor of zoology and comparative anatomy at the university in Münster, Germany. The catalog was issued by Ed. Liesegang, a German manufacturer and re-seller of visual teaching material. To learn more about the lantern slide production and to see examples of lantern...
Topics: magic lantern, education, projection, anatomy, zoology, catalogs, microscopic photography
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by Hollywood Studio Magazine
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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This brochure advertises the use of the epidiascope for home use. The epidiascope is a projection apparatus that can project opaque objects - such as picture postcards or little stones - on a screen by a system of light and mirrors. The brochure praises the apparatus as a "source of entertainment and education". At the end, a price list of several models and accessories is given. Ed. Liesegang, Düsseldorf, Germany, was one of the largest supplier of visual tools in education, such as...
Topics: projection, education, projection apparatus, magic lantern, catalog
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by Hollywood Studio Magazine
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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by Der Kinematograph
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by San Fernando Valley Publishing Co.
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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A (German) catalog of lantern slides intended for use in teaching zoology and anatomy. The slides listed in this catalog are taken from microscopic photographs. Credit as photographer / compiler of the set is Dr. W. Stempell, professor of zoology and comparative anatomy at the university in Münster, Germany. This list is an addendum to the List 329, titled Lichtbilder für den zoologischen und anatomischen Unterricht nach Mikrophotogrammen. The catalog was issued by Ed. Liesegang, a German...
Topics: magic lantern, lantern slides, education, zoology, anatomy, microscopic photography
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by Der Kinematograph
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by San Fernando Valley Publishing Co.
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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by Hollywood Studio Magazine
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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by Hollywood Studio Magazine
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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by Hollywood Studio Magazine
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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by San Fernando Valley Publishing Co.
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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by Hollywood Studio Magazine
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by San Fernando Valley Publishing Co.
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Recorded Sound, Vaudeville, Theatre, Broadcasting
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by Der Kinematograph
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Der Kinematograph
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by Der Kinematograph
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by Der Kinematograph
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Der Kinematograph
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Der Kinematograph
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by Der Kinematograph
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by Der Kinematograph
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by Der Kinematograph
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by Der Kinematograph
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Topics: Motion Pictures, Film Industry Trade Magazine, German Cinema
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by Der Kinematograph
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