Eisenstein: A Documentary Portrait

1st Edition

Norman Swallow

Routledge
Published January 21, 2016
Reference - 160 Pages
ISBN 9781138993402 - CAT# Y210519
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

was $49.95

USD$39.96

SAVE ~$9.99

Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

Of all the pioneers of the cinema, the Soviet film director Sergei Eisenstein has exerted the most enduring hold on the popular imagination. This book offers a unique portrait of the director based on the personal recollections of those who knew him. Originally published in 1976, it is illustrated with over forty photographs, stills and drawings, among them Eisenstein’s delightful childhood sketches and some of his designs for the theatre and the cinema.

The recollections were mostly originally recorded by Norman Swallow for a film made for the BBC over a period of two years in Moscow, Leningrad, Riga and Odessa, as well as in Western Europe and the USA. The result is a vivid composite portrait of one of the greatest, as well as one of the most controversial, figures in the history of the cinema.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title