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YUGOSLAV-CZECHOSLOVAK SCI-FI CINEMATOGRAPHY: Visitors from the Galaxy.

450.00

 

An original official illustrated binder with promotional material, including original photographs, was made for a Yugoslav-Czechoslovak science fiction movie Visitors from Galaxy in 1981. It was directed by Dušan Vukotić, one of the most famous 20th century Yugoslavian directors, who, in 1962, won the first Academy Award for this cartoon Surogat – the first awarded non-American cartoon.


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Set of 5 black and white photographs (3 12 x 18 cm / 4.7 x 7 inches, 2 18 x 24 cm / 7 x 9.4 inches) with original paste-down copied typed text verso, 3 promotional colour lithographs (18,5 x 22,5 cm / 7.3 x 8.8 inches), 3 printed sheets (all 4°), accompanied by an original illustrated folder with flaps (large 4°). (Very Good, folder slightly worn on edges, some sheets with tiny folds in corners).

 

An original illustrated binder includes promotional material for a science fiction movie Visitors from the Galaxy, a 1981 Yugoslav-Czechoslovak production (Croatian: Gosti iz galaksije, Czech: Monstrum z galaxie Arkana). It includes 5 original black and white photographies with information on the movie pasted down verso, 3 promotional colour small broadsides, and a short informative text with information on the movie in Croatian language on three pages.

The folders were probably handed out to the press and movie theatres as promotional and informative material.

The script was written by a Czech writer Miloš Macourek (1926 – 2002) and a Yugoslavian director Dušan Vukotić (1927 – 1998).

Dušan Vukotić was a Montenegrin-born Yugoslavian director, active in Croatia. He was active in the Zagreb Studio for Cartoons, since its founding in 1956. His high-quality timeless cartoons with intelligent amusing stories were designed in contemporary style and were often mixed with science fiction. His most famous cartoon were Cow on the Moon (1959) and a superb designed cartoon Surogat, for which he won an Academy Award for best Short Subjects (cartoon). It was the first Academy Award given to a non-American cartoon.

The designer of promotional material was Mirko Ilić (born 1956) a Bosnian-born designer and comic artist, now based in New York. 

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