Call number: DVD-2947



Landmarks of Early Soviet Film

On 4 DVDs

This is DVD 1

KULESHOV, Lev
Neobychainye prikliucheniia Mistera Vesta v strane bol´shevikov
[The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr West in the Land of the Bolsheviks]

Goskino, 1924; released 27 April 1924
Screenplay: Nikolai Aseev and Vsevolod Pudovkin
Production design: Vsevolod Pudovkin
Photography: Aleksandr Levitskii
Music for this edition: Robert Israel

Mr West				Porfirii Podobed
The cowboy, Jeddy    		Boris Barnet
Zhban, the 'count'		Vsevolod Pudovkin
The 'countess'			Aleksandra Khokhlova
One eye				Sergei Komarov
The dandy			Leonid Obolenskii
Elly, the American   		Valentina Lopatina
Sen´ka Svishch			G. Kharlampiev
Gang members			Petr Galadzhev, S. Sletov, V. Latyshevskii
Policeman			A. Gorchilin
73 minutes
Russian titles with optional English subtitles

AND

EIZENSHTEIN, Sergei
Staroe i novoe (General´naia liniia) [The Old and the New (The GeneraL. Line)] [La Ligne Générale]

Sovkino, 1929; released 7 November 1929
Screenplay and direction: Sergei Eizenshtein and Grigorii Aleksandrov
Photography: Eduard Tisse, Vladimir Nil´sen, V. Popov
Production design: Vasilii Kovrigin, Vasilii Rakhal´s
Music for this edition: Robert Israel

Marfa					Marfa Lapkina
Her son					M. Ivanin
Tractor driver    			Konstantin Vasil´ev
Secretary of the milk cooperative  	Vasilii Buzenkov
Miroshkin, the teacher			Nezhnikov
The butcher				Chukhmarev
Komsomolets				Ivan Iudin
Witch					E. Sukhareva
Priest					G. Matvei
Peasant					Mikhail Gomorov
120 minutes
Russian titles with optional English subtitles

DVD
Region code 0
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Booklet
Speed correction, digital cleaning, image stabilisation and audio layback on Neobychainye prikliucheniia Mistera Vesta v strane bol´shevikov and Staroe i novoe at Lobster Film Studios, Paris
Chapter selection
Source Flicker Alley

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