Grigori V. Aleksandrov

Born: 23 January 1903, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Died: 16 December 1983, Moscow

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    Happy Guys, directed by Grigori Aleksandrov and featuring songs by Isaac Dunayevsky and Vasili Lebedev-Kumach, is an early example of a hugely popular Soviet genre, the musical comedy.

  • Battleship Potemkin

    Battleship Potemkin

    A fixture in the critical canon almost since its premiere, Sergei Eisenstein’s film about a 1905 naval mutiny was revolutionary in both form and content.


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