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Title Starewicz's fantasies / Milestone Film & Video
Published London : British Film Institute ; New York, N.Y. : Milestone Film & Video, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4375 Sta/Sfa  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (61 min.) : silent, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Series Early Russian cinema ; v. 3
Early Russian cinema ; v. 3
Contents Strekoza i muraveĭ = The dragonfly and the ant / Akt͡s. o-vo "A. Khanzhonkov" (1913) -- Nochʹ pered Rozhdestvom = Christmas Eve / Akt͡s. o-vo "A. Khanzhonkov" (1913) -- Stradanii͡a i vozrozhdenie Belʹgii : allegorii͡a sovremennosti = The suffering and resurrection of Belgium / [Skobelev Committee]
Summary "Strekoza i muraveĭ": animated film based on the I. Krylov's fable about careless dragonfly and hardworking ant. "Nochʹ pered Rozhdestvom": adaptation of the N. Gogol's story about Christmas eve in a small Ukrainian village when the devil meets his match. "Stradanii͡a i vozrozhdenie Belʹgii": grandfather tells anti-German allegory The Lily of Belgium (Liliia Bel'gii)
Notes This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives
Title from the disc label
Container erroneously states: "Total running time: 78 minutes."
DVD release of collection originally released by the British Film Institute, 1992
"Restoration program led by Yuri Tsivian in partnership with the Central Film Museum, Moscow; programmes selected by Ian Christie; technical supervisor, Erich Sargeant; production co-ordinator Melanie Tebb; accompanying music improvised and performed by Neil Brand."
The Dragonfly and the Ant is based on a fable by Krylov. Christmas Eve is based on the story by Nikolai Gogol
Credits Director, Vladislav Starevich
Cast Ivan Mozzhukhin, Olʹga Obolenskai͡a, Lidii͡a Tridenskai͡a, P. Lophukin (in the 2nd work); Irina Starevich (in the 3d work)
Notes DVD-R ; NTSC format ; stereo
Silent films with Russian intertitles and English subtitles
Subject Insects -- Drama.
Devil -- Drama.
Christmas -- Ukraine -- Drama.
Genre/Form Silent films.
Animated films.
Short films.
Puppet films.
Video recordings.
Author Starewicz, Władysław, 1882-1965.
Mozzhukhin, Ivan Ilʹich, 1889-1939.
Obolenskai͡a, Olʹga.
Tridenskai͡a, Lidii͡a.
Krylov, Ivan Andreevich, 1768-1844. Strekoza i muravei
Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852. Nochʹ pered Rozhdestvom.
Akt͡sionernoe obshchestvo "A. Khanzhonkov."
Milestone Film & Video.
British Film Institute.
Other Titles Subtitle on container: Films of Ladislaw Starewicz (1913-1915)
Strekoza i muraveĭ
Nochʹ pered Rozhdestvom
Stradanii͡a i vozrozhdenie Belʹgii