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Boris Barnet (1902–1965)

Boris Barnet was born on June 18, 1902 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Boris Vasilyevich Barnet. He was a director and actor, known for The Patriots (1933), The Adventures of the Three Reporters (1926) and Secret Agent (1947). He was married to Alla Kazanskaya, Yelena Kuzmina, Natalia Glan and Valentina Barnet. He died on January 8, 1965 in Riga, ... See full bio »

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The Patriots
The Patriots Director
Secret Agent
Secret Agent Director


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 1963 Polustanok
 1962 Alyonka
 1959 Annushka
 1957 Poet
 1955 Lyana
 1953 Ukrainian Concert Hall (Documentary)
 1948 Stranitsy zhizni (as B. Barnet)
 1947 Secret Agent (as B. Barnet)
 1943 Novgorodtsy
 1942 Boyevoy kinosbornik 10 (segment "Bestsennaya golova/Priceless Head, A")
 1941 Boyevoy kinosbornik 3 (segment "Muzhestvo/Manhood")
 1933 The Patriots
 1931 Privideniya
 1931 The Thaw
 1930 Pianino (Short)
 1930 Zhivye dela (Short)
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Trained at the State Film School under Lev Kuleshov and first worked as assistant to Fedor Ozep in 1926. Did his best work as a director between 1928 and 1940, occasionally also appearing in his films. See more »

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