University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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Date
ca. 1933-1934 (9)

Subject
Motion Pictures (8)
Signs (Notices) (5)
Campaigns & Battles (2)
Civil Wars (2)
Photography (1)
Premieres (1)
Romances (1)
Camera Clubs (1)
Cameras (1)
Performances (1)

Format
2.75x2 (7)
7.25x9.5 (1)
7.5x9.5 (1)

Creator
Kaufmann & Fabry co. (2)

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[A sign announcing an upcoming romantic movie.]
1. [A sign announcing an upcoming romantic movie.]
[A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous
2. [A sign announcing the 1913 silent motion picture drama, "The Battle of Bull Run," a film about the famous U.S. Civil War battle fought in 1861. The Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the Civil War. The two armies would face off again a year later in the Second Battle of Bull Run. The Union Army was defeated in both battles.]
[Motion picture on-screen announcement of intermission.]
3. [Motion picture on-screen announcement of intermission.]
[Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to
4. [Promotion of the 1913 American silent film, "The Battle of Gettysburg." The film is now presumed to be lost. Only a fraction of the silent films from the early 20th century have survived into the present day.]

[Sign announcing a three-minute intermission between movies.]
5. [Sign announcing a three-minute intermission between movies.]
[Sign announcing an upcoming movie.]
6. [Sign announcing an upcoming movie.]
[Sign announcing continuous performances between movie pictures.]
7. [Sign announcing continuous performances between movie pictures.]
"Amid all the glamour and excitement of a Hollywood premiere, the first international preview of a motion
8. "Amid all the glamour and excitement of a Hollywood premiere, the first international preview of a motion picture was held in the Lagoon theater at the World's Fair. the above picture shows a part of the crowd who witnessed the first showing of 'Our Daily Bread,' King Vidor's latest picture based on the back-to-the-land movement."

"Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building
9. "Striking in color and architecture and with an attractive Sky Ride studded background, the Italian building at A Century of Progress was the subject for this interesting miniature camera study by William Burton Larsen, 7208 Ridge Boulevard, Chicago. This is one of the 49 beautiful pictures hung out of the 360 entries in the recent contest sponsored at the Hall of Photography by the Miniature Camera Club of Chicago."
   

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