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Ivanovsky A.V. (1881-1968), film director

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IVANOVSKY Alexander Viktorovich (1881-1968), film and musical theatre director, Honoured Art Worker of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (1936). Graduated from Kazan University with a major in law in 1906. Involved in cinema since 1918, he was a director at Sevzapkino, renamed into Lenfilm in 1934. He directed 27 films including screen versions of Russian classics such as Comedienne (1923) based on N. S. Leskov’s story, Asya (1928) based on I. S. Turgenev’s story, Iudushka Golovlev (1934) based on M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin’s story, and Dubrovsky (1936) based on Alexander Pushkin’s story. He used the image St. Petersburg in his historic revolutionary films, such as Palace and Fortress of 1924, Stepan Khalturin of 1925, and The Decembrists of 1927. A musical director from 1940s, he showed modern Leningrad in popular musical films such as Musical Story of 1940, with G. M. Rappaport as a co-director, Anton Ivanovich Is Angry (Spring Song) of 1941, and Russian Ballerina of 1947. He was awarded the Stalin Prize in 1941. His book Reminiscences of a Film Director was published in Moscow in 1967.

Reference: 20 режиссерских биографий: Сб. М., 1971.

V. А. Kuznetsova.

Ivanovsky Alexander Viktorovich
Leskov Nikolay Semenovich
Pushkin Alexander Sergeevich
Rappoport Gerbert Moritzovich
Saltykov-Shchedrin (real name Saltykov) Mikhail Evgrafovich
Stalin (real name Dzhugashvili) Iosif Vissarionovich
Turgenev Ivan Sergeevich

20 режиссерских биографий: Сб. М., 1971

The subject Index
Lenfilm, Film Studio