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Aleksandr Viktorovich Ivanovskii

Aleksandr Ivanovskii, USSR Film director.

Background

  • Ivanovskii, Aleksandr was born on November 29, 1881.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Kazan’ University, 1906.

    Career

    • Director of the Zimin Opera Theatre, 1904-1917. In 1920-1921, director of various music-drama theatres. Entered the film industry, 1918.

      Assistant to la. Protazanov. Specialized in classical adaptations, such as Punin iBaburin and TriPorireia(both Turgenev short stories), 1919, Komediantka (based on an N. Leskov story), 1923, Dvorels i Kreposl’ (based on an Olga Forsh novel), 1924, and Iudushka Golovlev (M. Saltykov-Shchedrin).
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    Born November 29, 1881
    Died January 12, 1968
    (aged 86)
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