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Boris Vital’evich Chaikovskii

film director

Boris Chaikovskii, USSR Film director.

Background

Chaikovskii, Boris was born in 1888.

Career

Entered the film industry, 1909. From 1911, a director. Soon became a master of melodrama and adventure films.

Worked with leading actors and actresses. Best known for Miss Mend, 1918. After October 1917, made some agit-films.

Worked with P. Petrov-Bytov on Na Zhizri i Na Smert’, 1925. In 1918, was allowed to set up a private film studio which was later named the Chaikovskii State Film School.