Call number: DVD-4678


Man with a Movie Camera and other Works by Dziga Vertov.

Dual format edition. On 2 Blu-Ray discs and 2 DVDs

This is the Blu-Ray disc 2, containing:

VERTOV, Dziga
Kinoglaz. Na pervoi razvedke. Pervaia seriia tsikla Zhizn´ vrasplokh [Kino-Eye on its First Reconnaissance. First Series of a Cycle Life Caught Unawares (Tapestry of Life)]

Kontora s´´emok Goskino, Moscow, 1924; released 31 October 1924
Film reconnaissance: Dziga Vertov
Photography: Mikhail Kaufman
Editor: Elizaveta Svilova
Music for this edition: Robert Israel

78 minutes 34 seconds
Russian titles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music track

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VERTOV, Dziga
Kino-Pravda No. 21 Leninskaia kinopravda. Kino-poema o Lenine [Kino-Pravda No. 21. Lenin Kino-Pravda. A Film Poem about Lenin]

Proizvodstvo Kul´tkino, Moscow, 13 January 1925; released 22 January 1925
For the anniversary of the death of Vladimir Il´ich Lenin 21 January 1924 - 21 January 1925
A work by Dziga Vertov
Cameramen: Grigorii Giber, Aleksandr Levitskii, Aleksandr Lemberg, Petr Novitskii, Mikhail Kaufman, Eduard Tisse and others
Music for this edition: Robert Israel

23 minutes 23 seconds
Russian titles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music track

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VERTOV, Dziga
Entuziazm (Simfoniia Donbassa) [Enthusiasm. Symphony of the Donbass]

Ukrainfil´m, Kievskaia kino-fabrika, 1930
Author: Dzoga Vertov
Assistant: Elizaveta Svilova
Photography: Boris Tseitlin
Sound: Petr Shtro
Music: Symphony of the Donbass March by Timofeev and the end of Shostakovich's Pervomaiskaia simfoniia

66 minutes 21 seconds
Russian titles with optional English subtitles

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VERTOV, Dziga
Tri pesni o Lenine [Three Songs of Lenin]

Mezhrabpomfil´m, 1934
Assistant: Elizaveta Svilova
Script: Dziga Vertov
Photography: Dmitrii Surenskii, Mark Magidson, Bentsion Monastyrskii
Sound: Petr Shtro
Music: Iurii Shaporin

61 minutes 13 seconds
Russian titles with optional English subtitles

Blu ray disc
Region code B
Aspect ratio
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Score by Robert Israel for Kino-Eye
100-page booklet featuring new notes on all five films, a selection of writings by Vertov, two contemporary articles, an essay on the restoration, and archival imagery
Source Eureka Masters of Cinema, 134

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