Video — 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
During the Russian civil war, a Moscow film crew has gathered in the Crimea. The leading actress, Olga, contemplates the revolutionary situation, and after viewing a newsreel of White Army atrocities chooses to return to Bolshevik-controlled Moscow.
Video — 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
This film about the absurdity and evil of war is set in Central Russia during the Civil War of 1918. It details the battles between the Red soldiers of Russia and the counter-revolutionary Whites in the hills along the Volga River.
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2000.
Video — 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
This program documents the achievements of the Russian avant-garde movement and the impact of the Russian Revolution, which at first nurtured modern art as an emblem of communist culture and then banned it in favor of socialist realism. Set within the context of the Lenin/Stalin years it focuses on the contributions of the art critic Nikolai Punin and the work of major Soviet artists Kazimir Malevich, Vladimir Tatlin, and Pavel Filonov.
Video — 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
In this drama based on Boris Lavrenyov's novel, a Red Army detachment perishes in the Caspian Sea during a storm. The only survivors are a White officer, Govorukha-Otrok, and his militant guard, Maryutka.
Video — 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gold to pay for wheat for the hungry of Moscow is stolen from a train by White Guard irregulars during the civil war of 1920s Soviet Union. A guard suspected of the robbery proves his innocence by catching the robbers.