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Daniil Porflr’evich Demutskii

Daniil Demutskii, USSR Cameraman.

Background

  • Demutskii, Daniil was born on July 16, 1893. Son of the composer Porfirii Demutskii.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Kiev University, 1917.

    Career

    • Photographer with Vestnik Fotografii and Solntse Rossii, two leading photographic magazines. Met A. Dovzhenko in 1925. Cameraman in many of his films, including Vasia-Reformator, and Iagodka Liubvi, both in 1926, followed by Arsenal, 1929, Zemlia, 1930, and Ivan, 1932.

      These films are now considered masterpieces of early Russian cinema.
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    Born July 16, 1893
    Died May 7, 1954
    (aged 60)
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