National Geographic : 1932 Aug
Photographs by Maynard Owen Williams GOLD LACE AND LUXURY SPREAD THEIR TRAP IN THE BULGARIAN CAPITAL Sofia has a score of motion-picture theaters, many of them equipped for sound. Thus English, French, Italian, German, Russian, and Spanish enter the country on strips of celluloid. The name of the American actor, John Barrymore, is seen at the right. A MODERNISTIC CANDELABRUM INAN ELEVENTH-CENTURY MONASTERY Before the iconostases, in the church atBatchkovo (see Color Plate X), is this ultra-modern candlestick (center), made ofanairplane propeller and parts of a modern motor.A complete propeller isalso amuseum piece at Rila Monastery (see ColorPlates IX, XI, and XII).