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Vidov, Oleg

Overview
Works: 59 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 1,287 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Caricatures and cartoons  Animated films  Short films  Historical films  Propaganda films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Narrator, Author, Director, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 303.375
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Oleg Vidov
Publications by Oleg Vidov
Most widely held works about Oleg Vidov
 
Most widely held works by Oleg Vidov
American imperialists : Soviet animation vs. the United States ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Includes the following films (whole or excerpts): Black and white / directors, I. Ivanov-Vano and L. Amalrik (1933) (3 min.) -- Mister Twister / story, S. Marshak ; director, Anatoly Karanovich (1963) (16 min.) -- Someone else's voice / director, I. Ivanov-Vano (1949) (10 min.) -- Ave Maria / script and direction, Ivan Ivanov-Vano ; director, V. Danilevich; (1972) (10 min.) -- Millionaire / directors, V. Bordzilovsky and Y. Prytkov (1963) (10 min.) -- Shooting range (Shooting gallery) / director V. Tarasov (1979) (20 min.) -- Mr. Wolf / director, V. Gromov (1949) (10 min.)
Animated Soviet propaganda : from the October Revolution to Perestroika ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in Russian and held by 254 libraries worldwide
From the 1920s to the 1980s, the Soviet regime ordered the production of dozens of animated propaganda films. Their target audience was the Soviet Union itself, and their goal was to win the hearts and minds of the Soviet people. Commentary by leading Soviet film scholars
Mikhail Baryshnikov's stories from my childhood : beloved fairy tales from the snow queen to Ivan and his magic pony to Cinderella by Oleg Vidov( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A collection of eleven fairy tales, based on the animated series, "Mikhail Baryshnikov's stories from my childhood."
Masters of Russian animation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in Russian and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A collection of animated short films by Soviet-era directors and artists
Skazka o t︠s︡are Saltane = The tale of Tsar Saltan ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Russian and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Tsar Saltan is told that his wife has given birth to a monster, and his boyars are in turn told to drown her and the child. The Tsarina and young Prince Guidon manage to survive being sealed in a barrel and dumped into the sea, and they eventually reach land. Guidon goes in search of food and kills an evil spirit who has been menacing a beautiful swan, who is actually a princess in disguise. The princess has magical powers, and expresses her gratitude towards Guidon by conjuring up a whole city where miracles are part of everyday life. Tsar Saltane eventually hears of this fabulous place and decides to pay a visit
The adventures of Cheburashka & friends ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Russian and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of Cheburashka, a loveable big-eared creature, and his friends, Crocodile Genady and Old Lady Shapokliak. These characters were based on books written by Eduard Uspensky, and are among the most popular ever created by Moscow's Soyuzmultfilm Studio
Animated Soviet propaganda. the shining future ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Soviet film studios worked hard to portray their government's system as idyllic and forward-looking. This program displays animated films designed to promote that utopian vision. Along with one of the earliest known examples of Soviet animation, there are films that praise the casting-off of antiquated traditions, the Soviet educational system, the achievements of Stalin's first five-year plan, and several rejoicing over the passing of Czarist imperialism and the establishment of a new, benevolent society
Animated Soviet propaganda ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Hitler's invasion of Russia and Germany's post-WWII partition inspired a great deal of animated Soviet propaganda. This program presents short films that disparage fascist aggression and America's supposed continuation of it. Some of them play on Russian fears of a reunited, vengeful, and American-supported Germany, while others celebrate the Young Pioneers, wherein brave and loyal Soviet children encounter and stand up to fascism
Stories from my childhood ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Presents short animated films based on a variety of fairy tales and stories
Animated Soviet propaganda ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Just as America envisioned Communist threats during much of the 20th century, the specter of capitalism loomed large in the Soviet Cold War psyche. This program surveys Soviet animated propaganda embodying that fiercely anti-capitalist spirit and proclaiming the superiority of the Soviet economic system. Included are films that envision the exploration of Mars and the resultant Communist triumph over free-market forces, while warning against capitalist interference in China
Beauty and the beast : a tale of the crimson flower ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A wealthy merchant seeking a crimson flower for his youngest daughter encounters a hideous beast who demands the daughter in payment for the enchanted flower
Fascist barbarians : Soviet animation vs. Nazi tyranny ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Hitler's invasion of Russia and Germany's post-WWII partition inspired a great deal of animated Soviet Propaganda. This program presents short films that disparage fascist aggression and America's supposed continuation of it. Fascist Boots on our Homeland and Cinema Circus vilify Hitler and the Nazi invaders; A Lesson Not Learned plays on Russian fears of a reunited, vengeful, and American-supported Germany; and Vasilyok, The Adventures of the Red Ties and The Violin of the Pioneer Pen are stories about brave and loyal Soviet children encountering and standing up to fascism
Mne dvadt︠s︡atʹ let ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Russian and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Various episodes from the lives of three young friends in 1960s Moscow. Considered a classic view of the city and of the "thaw" generation under Khrushchev. Includes documentary footage of a poetry evening with Evgeniĭ Evtushenko, Andreĭ Voznesenskiĭ, Bella Akhmadulina, and others
Letuchai︠a︡ myshʹ ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Russian and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Prince, the swan and the Czar Saltan ; The golden rooster ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In "The Prince, the swan and the Czar Saltan", the great Czar Saltan takes a bride who gives birth to a beautiful prince, but the Queen's jealous mother and sisters convince the King his son is deformed and should be killed. Mother and son are cast out to sea and soon arrive on an island, where a clever and enchanted swan reunites the family. In "The Golden rooster", the old Czar Dadon, who was mighty in his youth, makes a pact with a magician to keep his lands from being overrun by his enemies, and falls in love with a beautiful and mysterious princess
Onward to the Shining Future: Animation and the Big Soviet Lie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Soviet film studios worked hard to portray their government's system as idyllic and forward-looking. This program showcases animated films designed to promote that utopian vision. Soviet Toys, the earliest known example of Soviet animation, condemns Lenin's New Economic Policy; The Victorious Destination celebrates the achievements of Stalin's first five-year plan; Samoyed Boy praises the Soviet educational system and the casting-off of antiquated traditions; and Hot Stone, Music Box, and Songs of the Years of Fire rejoice over the passing of Czarist imperialism and the establishment of a new, benevolent society. Eleven films total, plus commentary from Russian State Film School professor Igor Kokarev, political cartoonist Boris Yefimov, and director/animator Fyodor Khitruk
Capitalist sharks : Soviet animation vs. greed and ambition ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Just as America envisioned Communist threats during much of the 20th century, the specter of capitalism loomed large in the Soviet Cold War psyche. This program surveys Soviet animated propaganda, embodying that fiercely anti-capitalist spirit. Foreshadowing the space race, Interplanetary Revolution depicts a Communist triumph over free-market forces on Mars; China in Flames warns against capitalist interference in the Chinese Revolution; Shareholder proclaims the superiority of the Soviet economic system; and Proud Little Ship takes on capitalist aggression
Mikhail Baryshnikov's Stories from my childhood ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The short animation films in this series have been restored from the originals created by Moscow's Soyuzmultfilm Studio and are presented here in English versions. The stories feature the voices of leading American actors and the music of Tchaikowsky, Mussorgsky, and others. The tales come from the pens of Hans Christian Anderson, Pushkin, E.T.A. Hoffmann, and other writers
Beauty and the beast : the nutcracker ; The prince, the swan and the Czar Saltan ; The golden rooster ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
In "Beauty and the Beast: a tale of the crimson flower", based on the classic folktale by S. Aksakov, Russia's version of, "Beauty and the Beast", a young woman transforms a monster into a handsome prince. "The nutcracker" is Hoffmann's classic Christmas tale with the music of P.I. Tchaikovsky. In "The prince, the swan, and the Czar Saltan", one of the most famous fairy tales written by Alexander Pushkin, although the Czar Saltan's newborn son is beautiful, jealous in-laws persuade him that his son is deformed and should be killed, leading the king to cast mother and son out to sea where they meet an enchanted swan who reunites the family. In "The golden rooster", another famous fairy tale by Alexander Pushkin, the czar Dadon makes a pact with a magician to keep his lands from being overrun by his enemies and falls in love with a mysterious princess
Battle of Neretva ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
In 1943, 25,000 Yugoslav partisans are trapped in the River Neretva valley by combined German and Italian forces plus the armies of domestic collaborators. They are outnumbered six to one. Only a single bridge remains across the icy river and enemy brigades await them on the other side
 
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