Call number: DVD-3252



EARLY RUSSIAN CINEMA, VOLUME 1, Beginnings

Zavod rybnykh konservov v Astrakhani [Fish Factory in Astrakhan´]
Pathé Brothers, 1908
Unknown photographer
6 minutes
Russian titles, English subtitles, added music track

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ROMASHKOV, Vladimir
Sten´ka Razin (aka Ponizovaia vol´nitsa)
Atel´e A. Drankova, 1908; released 15 October 1908
Script: Vasilii Goncharov, adapted from the song From the Island to the Deep Stream
Photography: Aleksandr Drankov, Nikolai Kozlovskii
Music: Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
Razin Evgenii Petrov-Kraevskii
6 minutes
Russian titles, English subtitles, added music track

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MAITRE, André and HANSEN, Kai
Kniazhna Tarakanova [Princess Tarakanova]
Brat´ia Pate (Moskovskoe otdelenie), 1910; released 9 November 1910
Script: Czeslaw Sabinski, screen version of the play by Ippolit Shpazhinskii
Photography: Georges Meyer and Tapis
Art direction: Czesław Sabiński and Mikhailov

 
Princess Tarakanova   		V. Mikulina
Catherine II 			N. Aleksandrova
Orlov				Nikolai Vekov
Prince Potemkin  		Nikolai Vasil´ev
Prince Golitsyn     		S. Lazarev
Admiral Greig			F. Semkovskii
Count Aleksei Tolstoi   	M. Rzhanov
Francesca de Menade, 
Tarakanova's companion   	O. Nel´skaia
18 minutes
Russian titles, English subtitles, added music track

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HANSEN, Kai
Roman s kontrabasom [Romance with Double Bass]
Brat´ia Pate (Moskovskoe otdelenie), 1911; released 24 September 1911
Script: Czesław Sabiński, from the story by Anton Chekhov
Photography: George Meyer
Art direction: Czesław Sabiński
Princess Bibulova V. Gorskaia
7 minutes
Preserved without titles, added music track

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EARLY RUSSIAN CINEMA, VOLUME 2, Folklore and Legend

SIVERSEN, Vladimir
Drama v tabore podmoskovnykh tsygan (Drama pod Moskvoiu) [Drama in a Gypsy Camp near Moscow (A Drama near Moscow)]
Torgovyi dom A. Khanzhonkov i E. Osh, 1908; released 20 December 1908
Script and camera: Vladimir Siversen
Cast gypsies
2 minutes
Preserved without titles, added music track

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GONCHAROV, Vladimir
Russkaia svad´ba XVI stoletiia [A Russian Sixteenth-Century Wedding]
Torgovyi dom A. Khanzhonkov, 1908; released 25 April 1909
Script: Vasilii Goncharov, adapted from the play by P. Sukhotin
Photography: Vladimir Siversen
Art direction: V. Fester, after historical paintings by Konstantin Makovskii

The bride		Aleksandra Goncharova
Her mother		F. Fadeeva
Her father		Vasilii Stepanov
The groom		Andrei Gromov
His mother		Lidiia Tridenskaia
His father		Petr Chardynin
8 minutes
Preserved without titles, added music track

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GONCHAROV, Vladimir
Brat´ia-razboiniki [The Robber Brothers]
Torgovyi dom A. Khanzhonkov, 1912; not released at time
Script: Vasilii Goncharov, adapted from the poem by Aleksandr Pushkin
Photography: Louis Forestier

The brigand brothers    Arsenii Bibikov and Ivan Mozzhukhin
The landlord		Vasilii Stepanov
His daughter		Dolinina
The captive		Aleksandra Goncharova
20 minutes
Preserved without titles, added music track

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GONCHAROV, Vladimir
Rusalka [The Mermaid]
Torgovyi dom A. Khanzhonkov, 1910; released 30 March 1910
Script: Vasilii Goncharov, adapted from the play by Aleksandr Pushkin
Photography: Vladimir Siversen
Art direction: V. Fester

The miller		Vasilii Stepanov
His daughter		Aleksandra Goncharova
The prince		Andrei Gromov
9 minutes
Russian titles, English subtitles, added music track
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