Screening of Dracula (1931) in English at Apollo Cinema

Within Retro Day programmes, jointly organised by Vojtina Puppet Theatre and Apollo Cinema to mark Debrecen’s no longer operating Uránia Cinema, founded in 1914, the English language film with Hungarian subtitles, Dracula (1931, 75 min) will be screened at Apollo Cinema on the 24th of April from 7.00 p.m.

Since 2001, one of the city’s most popular institutions, the Vojtina Puppet Theatre, has been operating in the building of the former Uránia Cinema, which changed its name twice; it was first known as Hungária and then Film Museum.

Before the screening, Deputy Mayor Dr. István Puskás and Director of Vojtina Puppet Theatre Anikó Asbóth greet the audience.
An accompanying film will be shown before the film Dracula! which is a two-and-a-half-minute segment from the film recorded in 1913, one year after the opening of the Apollo cinema and 1 year before the opening of Uránia.
A presentation will be given on the interesting features and significance of the accompanying film by Local history researcher at the Architectural Archives Dr. Péter Horváth.
Participation in the Apollo cinema evening program is free, but registration via this link.

Date: 24 April, 7 p.m.

Location: Apollo Cinema

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