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Nikolai Ekk (1902–1976)

Nikolai Ekk was born on June 14, 1902 in Riga, Russian Empire [now Latvia] as Nikolai Vladimirovich Ivakin. He was a director and writer, known for Road to Life (1931), Nightingale (1936) and Kak nado i ne nado (1929). He died on July 14, 1976 in Moscow, Soviet Union [now Russia]. See full bio »

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 1936 Nightingale
 1935 Karnaval cvetov (Documentary)
 1931 Road to Life
 1930 Zvukovaya sbornaya programma nomer 2 (segment "O svin'e, kotoraya kartinu pisala")
 1929 Kak nado i ne nado (Short)
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 1939 Sorochinskaya yarmarka (writer)
 1936 Nightingale
 1935 Karnaval cvetov (Documentary) (screenwriter)
 1931 Road to Life
 1929 Kak nado i ne nado (Short) (screenwriter)
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 1936 Nightingale
Uncle Andrei
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Soviet director, who learned his craft under Eisenstein and Pudovkin. Never prolific, he is nonetheless remembered for directing the first Russian sound film (The Road to Life) and the first colour film (Nightingale).

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