'50th Anniversary of Motion Pictures, 1894-1944'

Made:
1944 in United States

First Day Cover with two stamps, produced in the USA celebrating '50th Anniversary of Motion Pictures, 1894-1944'. Posted in Los Angeles, California, October 31, 9AM, 1944.

This object reflects both the collectability of cinema ephemera as well as the artform/industry beginning to be memorialised in more popular forms. It being used to commemorate the 50th anniversary of cinema, feeds into the many histories of the invention and development of cinema promoting different inventors and narratives, this one reinforcing the Edison invention narrative.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
2018-428
type:
first day cover