David Kregenow - Last Picture Show
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- Softcover, Perfect bound
- 46 pages, 21 colour illustrations, 18 x 14 cm
- First printing: 100 copies
- Self published 2015
"When we were kids, one of our greatest pleasure was, to take our child’s bikes and some pennies of our pocket money and go for a stroll to the movies. At that time, TV-sets were still rare and the program only ran for about six, seven hours daily. To make up for that, the boroughs were crowded with small movie theaters in the immedate vicinity, whose placards and lobby cards fueled our imagination. Nobody was asking for our age, and so it was completely normal for a bunch of five-year-olds, to attend the afternoon shows staring mouth agape at the silver screen, being carried away by the likes of Chaplin, Keaton, Karloff, Lorre, King Kong and many others from Holywood's golden age. Nothing compared indeed to this experience, when the spotlights in the hall were slowly dimmed, the gong stroke and the whirring sound of the projector in the rear, sent us in a thrill of anticipation. This flickering beam of light, in which myriads of dancing dust particles and smoke were following an undecipherable choreography, was the magic wand that drew these moving images in front of our eyes, from where they, irresistibly, burned their way into our absorptive and curious minds.(...)"