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Aleksandrov, Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich 1903-1984

Overview
Works: 276 works in 697 publications in 6 languages and 7,768 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Silent films  Fiction  Pictorial works  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Performer, Writer of accompanying material, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich Aleksandrov Publications about Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich Aleksandrov
Publications by  Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich Aleksandrov Publications by Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich Aleksandrov
posthumous Publications by Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich Aleksandrov, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich Aleksandrov
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of actual events: the fierce mutiny aboard a battleship in Czarist Russia (1905) and the bloody aftermath in Odessa, in which the Czar's troops ruthlessly massacred hundreds of innocent civilians who had sympathized with the mutineers
Battleship Potemkin From the series "The year 1905" ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
Avant-garde experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
Qué viva México! Da zdravstvuet Meksika! = Viva Mexico! ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in Russian and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Que viva Mexico: A film document of the history of Mexico, presented in four novellas: Sandunga, an exposition of Tehuantepec jungles and the peaceful lifestyles of their inhabitants; Manguei, a love story about a poor peon and his bride; Fiesta, devoted to bullfighting and romantic love; and Soldadera, a portrayal of the 1910 revolution in Mexico as depicted in the frescoes of Siqueiros, Rivera, and Orosco
Stachka ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in Russian and No Linguistic content and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in pre-World War I Tsarist Russia, the story depicts a strike by factory workers and its brutal suppression by the authorities
October 1917 by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silent film by the Russian master, Sergei M. Eisenstein, detailing the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. The original version was heavily censored by Stalin, but in 1967 a full restoration was made, and a music score by Shostakovich and sound effects track were added
Ten days that shook the world by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1927 and 2004 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the use of archival and newsreel footage supplemented by excerpts from Soviet feature films, shows how conditions in Russia during the reign of Nicholas II led to the Russian Revolution. Describes the Kerensky regime and tells how the Bolsheviks were able to gain control in October 1917
T︠S︡irk Circus ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1936 and 1999 in Russian and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alexandrov's attempt at importing American musical comedy into Soviet film. An American circus star who has a black baby can only find happiness with the Soviet people in the Soviet Union
Strike Stachka ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Triggered by the suicide of a worker unjustly accused of theft, a strike is called by the laborers of a Moscow factory. The managers, owner, and Czarist government dispatch infiltrators in an attempt to break the workers' unity. Unsuccessful, they hire the police and, in the film's most harrowing and powerful sequences, the unarmed strikers are slaughtered in a brutal confrontation
Strike by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1924 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"IIn 1922, Lenin also had said that, " ... of all of the arts, for us the cinema was the most important." In 1924, the Proletkult offered Eisenstein, then 26 years of age, the jobof directing the first 8 episodes in the film series Towards the Dictatorship. This brilliant and complex re-creation of the development of a 1912 factory strik in Tsarist Russia, and its savage destruction by agents provocateurs, police and mounted troops, was an ideal vehicle for the youthful Eisenstein to express his desire to reflect the dialectic of the Russian Revolution in the most comprehensive of art forms."--Beyond Home Entertainment website
Volga, Volga muzykalʹnai︠a︡ komedii︠a︡ = Wolga, Wolga ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Russian and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love story in which the boy and girl quarrel over whether his classical music performance or her folk music performance will win the Moscow amateur talent show
Que viva Mexico! Sergei Eisenstein's restored masterwork ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in Russian and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film document of the history of Mexico, presented in four novellas: Sandunga, an exposition of Tehuantepec jungles and the peaceful lifestyles of their inhabitants; Manguei, a love story about a poor peon and his bride; Fiesta, devoted to bullfignting and romantic love; and Soldadera, a portrayal of the 1910 revolution in Mexico as depicted in the frescoes of Siqueiros, Rivera, and Orosco
Que viva Mexico by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1930 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A blend of fact and fiction documenting the history and culture of Mexico and its people. The footage of this film was shot in the 1930's by S. Eisenstein, E. Tisse, and G. Alexandrov with the help of Upton Sinclair but not assembled and released till nearly 50 years later. Presented in four episodes with a prologue and an epilogue
Landmarks of early Soviet film 4 disc DVD collection of 8 groundbreaking films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Russian and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This groundbreaking collection features eight seminal films from the Soviet silent era - all are new to DVD"--www.flickeralley.com. The house on Trubnaya: Comedy about a young peasant woman who travels to Moscow to start a new life. By the law: Tense drama about Alaskan gold-miners. Extraordinary adventures of Mr. West in the land of the Bolsheviks: The first Russian anti-American film both arrogantly mocks American ignorance toward the Soviet Union and enviously copies American cinematic methods. Old and new: In this early Soviet propaganda film, a poor woman persuades her fellow villagers to form a cooperative. Stride Soviet!: Documentary exploration of the various layers of Moscow society on the ten-year anniversary of the Revolution. The film reveals the continuing class-based nature of Soviet society through a series of montages of city life. The fall of the Romanov dynasty: Historical documentary which uses newsreel footage (some shot by Czar Nicholas II's own cameramen) to depict the tumultuous events of 1912 through 1917, as the leadership of the Czar and the Russian aristocracy crumbles and Lenin rises to power in the wake of the Soviet Revolution. Turksib: Soviet documentary on the building of the first railroad across the Asian continent from Turkestan to Siberia. Salt for Svanetia: Explores the Caucasus region of Svanetia, a remote, mountainous area where the Ushkul tribe still lives in a stone-age culture
The General line by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The peasant woman, Marfa Lapkina, not possessing a horse to work the land and wanting to change the situation, organizes a work group of milk maids with the aid of the regional agronomist and some poor peasants. Despite the opposition of the koulaks, the well-being of the collective grows. The work-directors help the group obtain its first tractor. The end of the film shows ten tractors working the land, and sitting on one of them: Marfa
The Battleship Potemkin Bronenoset︠s︡ Potemkin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Russian and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
Veselye rebi︠a︡ta muzykalʹnai︠a︡ kino-komedii︠a︡ = The world is laughing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Russian and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical comedy which pits a whip-cracking, animal-herding, good-hearted rustic with a fine voice and a Pan-like effect on all who hear him against a so-called "finer" stratum of society. Leaving a trail of mirth and mayhem from the seaside to the Moscow theater world, our hero eventually finds harmony and lifelong melody with a pretty, tuneful serving girl
Okti︠a︡brʹ by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in Russian and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The events of Russia's October 1917 revolution
October ten days that shook the world by Sergei Eisenstein ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extraordinary silent film by the Russian master, Sergei M. Eisenstein, detailing the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. The original version was heavily censored by Stalin, but in 1967 a full restoration was made, and a music score by Shostakovich and sound effects track were added
T︠S︡irk ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this musical comedy, an American circus dancer touring the Soviet Union falls in love with a Russian, but faces blackmail from her German manager, who threatens to expose her as the mother of a racially mixed child
 
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Alternative Names
Aleksandrov, G.V.
Aleksandrov, G. V. 1903-1983
Aleksàndrov, G. V. (Grigori Vassilievitx), 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, G. V. (Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich), 1903-
Aleksandrov, G. V. (Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich), 1903-1984
Aleksandrov, Grigori
Aleksàndrov, Grigori, 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigorii, 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigoriĭ, 1903-1984
Aleksandrov, Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich, 1903-
Aleksandrov, Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich, 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigorii Vasilʹevich, 1903-1984
Aleksandrov, Grigorij.
Aleksandrov, Grigorij 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigorij V. (Grigorij Vasiljevič), 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigorij Vasilʹevič, 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigorij Vladimirovič 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigory 1903-1983
Aleksandrov, Grigory, 1903-1984
Aleksandrow, G. W.
Aleksandrow, G. W. 1903-1983
Aleksandrow, Grigori Wassiljewitsch 1903-1983
Aleksandrow, Grigorij.
Aleksandrow, Grigorij 1903-1983
Alexandroff, G.W.
Alexandroff, G. W. 1903-1983
Alexandrov, G. V.
Alexandrov, G. V. 1903-1983
Alexandrov, G. V., 1903-1984
Alexandrov, Gregori
Alexandrov, Gregory.
Alexandrov Gregory 1903-1983
Alexandrov, Grigori
Alexandrov, Grigori, 1903-1983
Alexandrov, Grigori, 1903-1984
Alexandrov, Grigori V. 1903-1983
Alexandrov, Grigorii
Alexandrov, Grigoriĭ, 1903-
Alexandrov, Grigory
Alexandrow, G. 1903-1983
Alexandrow, Grigori 1903-1983
Alexandrow, Grigori Wassiljewitsch 1903-1983
Mormoneko, Grigori, 1903-
Mormonenko, G.
Mormonenko, G. 1903-1983
Mormonenko, G. (Grigori), 1903-1984
Mormonenko, G.V.
Mormonenko, G. W. 1903-1983
Mormonenko, Grigori.
Mormonenko, Grigori 1903-1983
Mormonenko, Grigori, 1903-1984
Mormonenko, Grigori Vasilyevich
Mormonenko, Grigorii Vasilʹevič 1903-1983
Mormonenko, Grigorij Vasilʹevič
Mormonienko, Grigorij.
Александров, Григорий
Александров, Григорий Васильевич, 1903-1983
Александров, Григорий Васильевич, 1903-1984
Languages
Russian (152)
English (108)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
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