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Mikhail Romm (1901–1971)

Mikhail Romm was born in 1901, into a Russian-Jewish family, in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, Russia. He served in the Red Army in 1918-21 as an Inspector of the Special Forces for Food Supplies. He was in charge of confiscations of bread and food from the wealthier farmers (kulaks) in Central Russia. Romm later was avoiding any discussions ... See full bio »

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Girl No. 217
Girl No. 217 Director
Russkiy vopros
Russkiy vopros Director
Nine Days of One Year
Sekretnaya missiya


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 1974 I vsyo-taki ya veryu... (Documentary)
 1965 Triumph Over Violence (Documentary)
 1958 Zhivoy Lenin (Documentary short)
 1957 Urok istorii
 1949 Vladimir Ilich Lenin (Documentary)
 1945 Girl No. 217
 1943 Mechta
 1939 Lenin in 1918
 1937 The Thirteen
 1934 Boule de suif
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M.I. Romm | M. Romm | Michail Romm

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Chairman of the film Union when Sergei M. Eisenstein cast him to play virgin Queen Elizabeth in "Ivan the Terrible Part III." Some scenes were shot, and a couple still survive despite a majority of the film being destroyed. However, before filming could be completed, an order arrived from Moscow from Minister Bolshokov: "The Chairman of the Film Union will not play a female role.". See more »

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