Feitiço do Império

Film poster for “Feitiço do Império” (António Lopes Ribeiro, 1940). Taken from the catalogue of an exhibition on Portuguese film posters, which you can download here.


Aero Portuguesa, the first international airline of Portugal (1934 to 1953) — Made famous by its Lisbon to Casablanca route, in the film of the same name.

 Via Restos de Colecção.


Paris en Pyjamarama


Book by Michaël Leblond, illustrated by Frédérique Bretrand, using a beautiful, almost forgotten, manual animation technique from the early 20th century, known as “ombro-cinéma” (here called “pyjamarama“): no digital anything and I want one.

Here’s what it looks like browsing through it: