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Russian director from 1911, former actor. Fled Russia during the post-Revolution civil war and worked for a time in France. Returned in 1924 to direct his most famous film, the pioneering science fiction
Aelita: Queen of Mars
. Unlike many of his peers, he had a fondness for lighter subjects, from romantic melodramas to Oriental escapism, such as
Adventures in Bokhara