HALL A!
 
“Karagiozis is really our special companion!”
 

Figures and sceneries made out of cardboard (1935-1978).

TABLEAU A

  1. The magic bird - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1943)
  2. Bless and Curse - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1944)
  3. The haunted mountain - Scenery made by Sotiris Spatharis (1945)
  4. The Skeleton - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1938)
  5. The Hell - Scenery made by Sotiris Spatharis (1939)
  6. The Skeleton - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1941)
  7. A creature of the Moon - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1946)
  8. The black bloodthirsty of the East - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1946)
  9. The blind General Velissarios - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1935)
  10. The Serpent - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1946)
  11. The hanged man - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1942)
TABLEAU B
"FOREIGN CONQUERORS"

  1. The throne - Scenery made by Sotiris Spatharis (1937)
  2. The body-guard - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948)
  3. The eagle, symbol of power - Figure made by Eugenios Spatharis (1943)
  4. The pasha’s seraglio - Scenery made by Eugenios Spatharis (1974)
TABLEAU C
  1. A hut in the jungle - scenery made by Sotiris Spatharis (1953)
  2. The big bottle of a wandering merchant - Scenery made by Sotiris Spatharis (1960)
  3. The executioner and a dog trying to defend itself - Figures made by Sotiris Spatharis (1935)
  4. The famous hut of Karagiozis - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1967)
  5. Little Kollitiris on his bicycle - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1941)
TABLEAU D
Figures of some old well-known Greek shadow players made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948 - 1950) who had watched many of their performances.

  1. The Karagiozis figure of Giannis Brachalis
  2. The Karagiozis figure of Mimaros
  3. The little Kollitiris (1st son of Karagiozis) created by Mimaros
  4. The Karagiozis figure of Giannis Roulias
  5. The Karagiozis figure of Memos Christodoulou
  6. The Karagiozis figure of Thodoros Thodorellos
  7. The Karagiozis figure of Sotiris Spatharis
  8. The Karagiozis figure of Giannis Moros
  9. The Karagiozis figure of Antonis Mollas
  10. The Karagiozis figure of Kostas Ntamadakis
  11. The little Kopritis (2nd son of Karagiozis) introduced by Dimitris Manolopoulos
  12. The Karagiozis of Dimitris Manolopoulos
  13. The little Mirikogos (3d son of Karagiozis) of Dimitris Manolopoulos
  14. The Karagiozis of Markos Xanthos
TABLEAU E
The first five artless figures of Giannis Brachalis and some puppets of other famous shadow players made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948 - 1950).

  1. A lady of the harem - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948 - 1950)
  2. The Pasha - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948 - 1950)
  3. Velighekas - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948 - 1950)
  4. Hadziavatis - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948 -1950)
  5. Bey - Figure made by Sotiris Spatharis (1948 - 1950)
  6. Barba-Giorgos, introduced by Giannis Roulias
  7. Alexander the Great, introduced by Mimaros
  8. Sior Dionysius, introduced by Mimaros
  9. Stavrakas, introduced by Giannis Moros
  10. Morfonios, introduced by Antonis Mollas
  11. Solomon the Jew, introduced by Giannis Prevezanos
  12. Captain Manoussos, the Cretan, introduced by Markos Xanthos
  13. Peponias, introduced by Antonis Mollas
TABLEAU F
The tragedy of Euripides, (480-406 B.C. Greek tragedian author of "Media", "Alcestis" …), "Iphigenia at Aulis " performed in 1978 with a great success by Eugenios Spatharis. (Music: Dimitris Lekkas, Dialogues: Giorgos Pavrianos - Eugenios Spatharis).

  1. Agamemnon (King of Mycenae and commander of the Greek expedition against Troy )
  2. Clytemnestra (The wife of Agamemnon)
  3. Achilles (King of the Myrmidons)
  4. Menelaus (The brother of Agamemnon - King of Sparta)
  5. The seer Calchas
  6. Iphigenia (The daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra)
SHOW-CASE No I
TOOLS AND MATERIALS FOR MAKING THE FIGURES
  1. The head of a dog made of thin tin (1894 - 1916)
  2. The design of a figure on the cardboard (1894 -1923)
  3. The special small chisels used for a designed figure ready to get cut
  4. Components (clips, clasps and screws) used for joining the parts of the figure
  5. How a figure can be cut carefully by small chisels
  6. A human head of a figure made of special celluloid (1923 - 1925)
  7. Thin coloured cellophane used by the puppeteers on cardboard figures
  8. The elaboration of calf skin (from 1923)
  9. The ink used for painting the leather figures
  10. Some patterns of coloured figures made of skin
  11. Pattern of figure made of plastic (1953)
SHOW - CASE No II
THE LIGHTING BEHIND THE WHITE SCREEN
  1. Candles (1800)
  2. Small oil lamps (up to 1908)
  3. Acetylene (1908)
  4. Gas (after 1908)
  5. Petrol lamps (after 1908)
  6. Electricity lamps (1918)
  7. Thin colored cellophane used on the lamps to create different shades
SHOW - CASE No III
SOUND EFFECTS - HINGES

  1. Bonbons from the play "Karagiozis’ wedding"
  2. Sheet of tin for the sound of thunder
  3. Base on which the puppeteers put gunpowder to make sounds
  4. The small lamp of Karagiozis ship from the play "Karagiozis the Captain"
  5. Small bell used by the players to start their performance
  6. The whistles of gymnastics
  7. Forceps used by the shadow players to make the sound of fencing
  8. The censer of Karagiozis from the play "Athanasios Diakos"
  9. Bells used for the sound of a sheep-fold
  10. Special component made by a piece of cane used for the sound of serpents, mosquitoes e.t.c.
  11. Fireworks for special sounds and lights used especially in the heroic plays
  12. The famous Greek "koboloi" of Stavrakas
  13. The comb: "Karagiozis’ threatening gun"
  14. Battery lamp used for making shadows on the screen
  15. Types of hinges
  16. Piece of newspaper for making the sound of a slap
  17. Oil tin used for the sound of Karagiozis’ watering can
  18. Wooden sheet used for gunshots

SHOW - CASES No IV and V
Some of the old Greek popular musical instruments used by the organists during the shows (bouzouki, cymbal, drum, guitar, clarinet…)

 
 

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