Translation: March forward, Komsomol generation,
joke and sing so that a smile will bloom!
We overcome space and time,
We – who are the young owners of the earth.
Poster Number: PP 542
Artist: Mel'nikova, E. — Мельникова, Елена Константиновна
Poster Notes: First of 10 verses are from a march in the Soviet comedy film, “The Happy Guys"; [On sailor’s cap] Red Flag Baltic Fleet.
Media Size: 25x34
Poster Type: Offset
Printer: Mospoligraf (Moscow Polygraphic), Moscow
Printer Notes: The 5th Mospoligraf Lithography Workshop was located in Moscow's Chistye Prudy at 14 Myl'nikov Way, the street was later called Zhukov Street. Mospoligraf history dates to when the Soviet Union formulated a plan to consolidate the nation’s largest and best printing operations into state-owned trusts.
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow
Publishing Date: 1938
Publisher Notes: Founded in 1936, Iskusstvo was formed out of Ogiz-Izogiz, the “State Art and Literature Publishing House”.
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe; Technical Editor [ilegible]…abanov
Technical Information on Poster: Iskusstvo No. 9870; Submitted for production August 23, 1938; Approved for printing August 27, 1938; Page format 80 x 90; Order No. 1550; Price 10 kopeks; Lyrics Lebedev-Kumach from “The March of the Happy Guys”.
Print Run: 100,000
Glavlit Directory Number: B-50516
Catalog Notes: PP 542 Military b