Happy Birthday: Sergei M. Eisenstein (1898–1948)

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sergeieisenstein.jpgSergei M. Eisenstein (1898–1948)

Born: January 22, 1898 in Riga, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire [now Latvia]
Died: February 11, 1948 (age 50) in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]

The hieroglyphic language of the cinema is capable of expressing any concept, any idea of class, any political or tactical slogan, without recourse to the help of a rather suspect dramatic or psychological past.

THE BATTLESHIP POTEMKINThe Battleship Potemkin
1925
dir. Sergei Eisenstein
Starring
Aleksandr Antonov
Vladimir Barsky
IVAN THE TERRIBLEIvan the Terrible Part 2
1958
dir. Sergei M. Eisenstein
Starring:
Nikolai Cherkasov
Serafima Birman
IVAN THE TERRIBLEIvan the Terrible Part 1
1944
dir. Sergei M. Eisenstein
Starring:
Nikolai Cherkasov
Serafima Birman
ALEXANDER NEVSKY
1938
dir. Sergei Eisenstein
Stars:
Nikolai Cherkasov
Nikolai Okhlopkov
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