Soviet Screen Sovetsky Ekran #21 1928
- Year: 1928
- Country: Russia
- Language: Russian
- Movement: Constructivism
- Subject: Cinema
- Dimensions: Width: 23.00cm Height: 31.00cm
Constructivist film magazine Soviet Screen was a weekly magazine on recent developments in film in the USSR. Still from the movie "Golden Honey" on the front cover. This issue's articles: "Cinema and Culture" by V Russo, story "Sheik" by A Tomson, "What's on the Screen" by K Feldman. List of artwork includes illustrations by M Getmansky, graphic artist and illustrator, originally from Taganrog. Getmansky designed book covers for publishers such as Krug, Detgiz and Gosizdat. He also produced illustrations for numerous publications, namely magazines (Krasnaya Niva and Ogonek), children’s books and travel guides (such as Soviet Travel). In 1936 Intourist issued a new Soviet Union tour guide aimed at foreign tourists and businessmen. The guide contained many illustrations by Getmansky, as well as ethnographic maps designed in his characteristic style, showing Central Asia, the Caucasus, Georgia and Armenia. Poor condition. Water staining throughout the magazine. Frayed spine. Loss of material on the margins. Missing piece of material on page 9. Page 11 reinforced with the clear tape. 14 pages.