film red light

Female Nude start '900. It dates back to 1901 the first showing of a movie at red lights in Italian

The first film red light It was screened in Italy in the evening of 25 October 1901 (see also

The event, as you can imagine quite expected from a public quite pruritic, It took place in Reggio Emilia, precisely the Teatro Ariosto.

In reality it was a single film, but a series of films that had to be just the beginning of a cycle called “black nights”.

The titles, eg Borgia has fun e intimate scenes in the dressing room of an artist, leave no doubt about the plot.

However this first screening of a movie at red lights in our local land was a success and the proceeds went well beyond expectations.

Compared to the normal programming, films bold yielded about three times more.

The costs?

1 lira for a seat in the front row, but only 20 cents, then a popular price, for the gallery.

No wonder the shows no women were admitted: He could only attend an adult audience and exclusively male (photo: