Tag Archives: Imperial Russia

The Queen of Spades
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The Queen of Spades

Apr. 01, 1916

The Queen of Spades

While hosting a game of cards one night, Narumov tells his friends a story about his grandmother, a Countess. As a young woman, she had once ...
The 1002nd Ruse
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The 1002nd Ruse

May. 28, 1915

The 1002nd Ruse

To thwart the underhand practises of his young and seductive wife, an old man found an invaluable book, ‘One Thousand and One Feminine ...
The Mermaid
5.3

The Mermaid

Mar. 30, 1910

The Mermaid

‘Rusalka’ – or, ‘Mermaid.’ Based on Pushkin, an opera by Dargomizhsky, and other sources: A prince and a ...
Moscow Clad in Snow
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Moscow Clad in Snow

Apr. 09, 1909

Moscow Clad in Snow

The film is in four parts. First, the camera pans the Kremlin and Marshal’s Bridge. Sleds are parked in rows. Horse-drawn sleighs run up ...
The Cameraman’s Revenge
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The Cameraman’s Revenge

A jilted husband takes his revenge by filming his wife and her lover and showing the result at the local cinema. This was one of Starewicz’ ...