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The Battleship Potemkin [videorecording] / produced by the 1st Studio of Goskino ; supervised by J. M. Bliokh ; script by N. F. Agadzhanova-Shutko ; director, Sergei Eisenstein.


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Uniform Title:
Bronenoset͡s "Potemkin" (Motion picture)
English, Russian. Silent film with English intertitles (disc 1) or Russian intertitles with optional English subtitles (disc 2).
Publication date:
All new restoration. - New York : Kino International, [2007]
  • Video
  • 2 videodiscs (69 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (7 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Title Variation:
Title on disc 2 title frame: Bronenoset͡s Potemkin
"From the series 'The year 1905'." Originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1925. Restored under the direction of Enno Patalas. Includes the original 1926 Edmund Meisel score, performed by the Deutsches Filmorchestra Babelsberg and conducted by Helmut Imig. Special features (disc 1): "Tracing Battleship Potemkin, " a 42-minute documentary on the making and restoration of the film; photo gallery.
Production Credits:
Cinematography by Eduard Tisse ; music by Edmund Meisel, adaptation and instumentation, Helmet Imig.
Members of the Proletkult Theaters; Sailors of the Black Sea Fleet; the Sebastopol Fisherman's Union and the Inhabitants of Odessa.
Dramatization of actual events in Czarist Russia (1905). Shows the fierce mutiny aboard the battleship "Prince Potemkin" and the bloody aftermath in Odessa, where the Czar's troops ruthlessly massacred hundreds of innocent civilians who had sympathized with the mutineers. The film is notable for its use of non-actors in roles.
MPAA: Not rated.
DVD; 5.1 stereo surround or 2.0 stereo soundtracks; full-frame presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948.
Bliokh, I͡Akov, 1895-1957.
Tisse, Ė. (Ėduard), 1893-1961.
Agadzhanova, Nina Ferdinandovna, 1889-1974.
Meisel, Edmund, 1894-1930.
Patalas, Enno.
Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg.
Kino International Corporation.

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