The Resource Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905", Kino International ; Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen ; produced by the 1st Studio of Goskino ; supervised by J.M. Bliokh ; script by N.F. Agadzhanova-Shutko ; director, S.M. Eisenstein, (videorecording)

Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905", Kino International ; Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen ; produced by the 1st Studio of Goskino ; supervised by J.M. Bliokh ; script by N.F. Agadzhanova-Shutko ; director, S.M. Eisenstein, (videorecording)

Label
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905"
Title
Battleship Potemkin
Title remainder
From the series "The year 1905"
Statement of responsibility
Kino International ; Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen ; produced by the 1st Studio of Goskino ; supervised by J.M. Bliokh ; script by N.F. Agadzhanova-Shutko ; director, S.M. Eisenstein
Title variation
  • Sergei Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin
  • From the series "The year 1905"
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • rus
  • eng
  • eng
  • rus
Summary
Sergei Eisenstein was commissioned by the Soviet government to make a movie commemorating the failed uprising of 1905, a mere 20 years after the actual incident. Eisenstein duly hails as heroes the people whose actions were regarded as traitorous in 1905. It began when sailors on the Potemkin protested that the meat they were being fed was maggot infested. In response, the commander ordered that ten random sailors to be executed by firing squad, at which the crew turned on the officers and killed them all. The oppressed people of Odessa joined the revolt to show their rejection of the czarist regime--which sent Cossack troops--who then mowed down both rioters and innocent citizens without mercy. The film was banned at various times in the US and France, and for a longer time than any other film in British history; even Stalin banned it, at a time when mutiny was against the party line. It remains remarkable for the way it builds tension over a brisk 69 minutes, and in the right setting with the right audience, can still reveal its inflammatory power
Member of
Cataloging source
AVL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Bronenoset︠︡s "Potemkin" (Motion picture)
Credits note
Head cinematographer, Eduard Tisse ; reconstruction under the direction of Enno Patalas in collaboration with Anna Bohn ; film editing, Sala Deinema ; colorization, Gerhard Ullmann ; English title editing, Ron Heidt ; music (1926), Edmund Meisel ; adaptation and instrumentation (2005), Helmet Imig
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA: Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles (disc 1) or Russian intertitles with optional English subtitles (disc 2)
LC call number
PN1995.75
LC item number
.B37 2007
PerformerNote
  • Alexander Antonov, Grigori Alexandrov, Vladimir Barski, Mikhail Gomorov, Aleksandr Levshin
  • Disc 1: Members of the Proletkult Theaters, sailors of the Black Sea Fleet, the Sebastopol Fisherman's Union, and the inhabitants of Odessa
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1957
  • 1889-1974
  • 1898-1948
  • 1894-1930
  • 1898-1962
  • 1903-1984
  • 1889-1936
  • 1941-
  • 1947-
  • 1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bliokh, I︠A︡kov
  • Agadzhanova, Nina Ferdinandovna
  • Eisenstein, Sergei
  • Meisel, Edmund
  • Antonov, Aleksandr Pavlovich
  • Aleksandrov, Grigoriĭ Vasilʹevich
  • Barsky, Vladimir
  • Gomorov, Mikhail
  • Levshin, Aleksandr
  • Demenok, Artem
  • Arnold, Loy
  • Patalas, Enno
  • Kleĭman, N. I.
  • Imig, Helmut
  • Zischler, Hanns
  • Bennett, Bruce
  • Goskino Rossii
  • Filmmuseum Berlin--Deutsche Kinemathek
  • Transit Film
  • Kino International Corporation
Runtime
69
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mutiny
  • Sailors
  • Historic ships
  • Navies
  • Odesa (Ukraine)
  • Russia
  • Russia
Technique
live action
Label
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905", Kino International ; Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen ; produced by the 1st Studio of Goskino ; supervised by J.M. Bliokh ; script by N.F. Agadzhanova-Shutko ; director, S.M. Eisenstein, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a Russian silent motion picture in 1925
  • Special features: booklet includes the essay "A Revolution on Screen" by Bruce Bennett
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: Restored film with English intertitles (69 min.). Special features: Dem Panzerkreuzer Potemkin auf der spur = Tracing the Battleship Potemkin / Transit Film präsentiert ; ein film von Artem Demenok ; mit Enno Patalas, Naum Kleeman, Helmut Imig ; sprecher, Hanns Zischler ; produzent, Loy W. Arnold ; buch und regie, Artem Demenok (2007) (43 min.); Photo galleries: Behind the scenes, Photographs of deleted scenes, Promotional materials [slide shows]
Control code
ocn176163424
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
All new restoration with the original Meisel orchestral score ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (69 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329055820
Other physical details
sd. & si., b&w and col. tinted
Publisher number
  • K558
  • K558A
  • K558B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)176163424
System details
DVD ; full-frame presentation (1.33:1) ; 5.1 stereo surround, 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905", Kino International ; Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen ; produced by the 1st Studio of Goskino ; supervised by J.M. Bliokh ; script by N.F. Agadzhanova-Shutko ; director, S.M. Eisenstein, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a Russian silent motion picture in 1925
  • Special features: booklet includes the essay "A Revolution on Screen" by Bruce Bennett
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1: Restored film with English intertitles (69 min.). Special features: Dem Panzerkreuzer Potemkin auf der spur = Tracing the Battleship Potemkin / Transit Film präsentiert ; ein film von Artem Demenok ; mit Enno Patalas, Naum Kleeman, Helmut Imig ; sprecher, Hanns Zischler ; produzent, Loy W. Arnold ; buch und regie, Artem Demenok (2007) (43 min.); Photo galleries: Behind the scenes, Photographs of deleted scenes, Promotional materials [slide shows]
Control code
ocn176163424
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
All new restoration with the original Meisel orchestral score ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (69 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329055820
Other physical details
sd. & si., b&w and col. tinted
Publisher number
  • K558
  • K558A
  • K558B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)176163424
System details
DVD ; full-frame presentation (1.33:1) ; 5.1 stereo surround, 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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