Quarto. 56pp. Silver paper-covered boards with logo in silver on blue background. Blue endpapers. Rare publication announcing 20 feature films, 12 sports satires, 6 children comedies and 20 documentaries of the 1927/28 season produced by Phoebus-Film. Elaborate, beautifully produced Phoebus publication with duo-tone reproductions of photographs and drawings, including some photomontages on silver background with decorative ruling. A full page advertisement following the title pages emphasizes 10 reasons to employ Phoebus-Film as the production company, e.g. proven writers and directors, the best and most popular actors and actresses, outstanding set design and technical support, the most effective distribution network and efforts to advertise the Phoebus productions. The list of 20 feature films is followed by portrait photographs of actresses, Jenny Jugo, Lil Dagover, Maria Solveg and others, the actors Heinrich George, Georg Alexander, Gustav Fröhlich, Veit Harlan and others, and Ludwig Berger and Hans Behrendt among the directors. Photographs depicting film scenes of "Der Meister von Nürnberg," "Pique Dame," "Orient-Express" and other movies conclude this programatic presentation of the film production company. Magnificent piece on the German silent film era. Text in German. Binding with wear along edges, corners lightly bumped, small chips along spine, some scuffing and rubbed. Light discoloration of endpapers, small chips with small tear and crease on back free endpaper. Binding in overall good, interior in very good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Phoebus Produktion 1927-1928
Publisher: Phoebus-Film AG
Publication Date: 1927
Book Condition: g to vg+
Edition: First edition.
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