Ivan the Terrible (1945) movie

IVAN THE TERRIBLE Written and Directed by S. EISENSHTEIN Photography – A. MOSKVIN, E. TISSE Music by Sergei PROKOFIEV Ivan the Terrible – Nikolai CHERKASOV Tsarina Anastasia – L. TSELIKOVSKAYA Efrosinya, the tsar’s aunt – Serafima BIRMAN Vladimir, Efrosinya’s son – P. KADOCHNIKOV The oprichniks: Malyuta Skuratov – M. ZHAROV Alexei Basmanov – A. BUCHMA…

Happiness (1935) movie

HAPPINESS Or the story of unlucky Khmyr, his horse-wife Anna, his wealthy neighbour Foka and also about the priest, cloistress and other effigies To the last collective-farm idler Directed by Aleksandr Medvedkin Writing Credits: Aleksandr Medvedkin Cinematography by Gleb Troyanski Pyotr Zinovyev as Khmyr – an ill-fated mujik Yelena Yegorova as Anna Khmyrova – the…