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Roman Lazarevich KARMEN

cameraman , film director

Roman KARMEN, USSR Film director and cameraman. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1957; Stalin Prizes, 1942, 1947, 1952; Lenin Prize, 1960. Member, Communist Party, since 1939.


KARMEN, Roman was born in 1906.


Graduated Camera Operation Faculty, AllUnion Institute of Cinematography, Moscow.


Sent with others to cover the Spanish Civil War. Made compilation films in 1939, К Sobytiiam Ispanii and Ispaniia, using his own material and old footage to provide the line required by the Soviet government. In 1967, returned to this subject, changing the political line according to the new times.


Member, Communist Party, since 1939.


Member, Communist Party, since 1939.