First film ever that was shot by two cameras. Set in 1854-1855, in Sevastopol and Yalta during the Crimean War. Admirals Kornilov (Mozzhukhin) and Nakhimov (Gromov) organize the defense ... See full summary »

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Andrej Gromov ...
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Kornilov
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
V. Arentsvari ...
Pavel Biryukov ...
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B. Borisov
Aleksandra Goncharova
Boris Gorin-Goryainov ...
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Vladimir Maksimov
Olga Petrova-Zvantseva ...
Markitantka (sutler)
N. Semyonov ...
Sailor Koshka
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First film ever that was shot by two cameras. Set in 1854-1855, in Sevastopol and Yalta during the Crimean War. Admirals Kornilov (Mozzhukhin) and Nakhimov (Gromov) organize the defense during the siege of Sevastopol. Both admirals are killed during the battle, and the city of Sevastopol is taken by the alliance of British, French, Sardinian, and Turkish troops. The legendary feat of Sailor Koshka (Semenov) was staged at original location. The 100 minute-long film was premiered in 1911 at the Livadia, Yalta, palace for the Tsar Nicholas II. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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9 December 1911 (Russia)  »

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Defence of Sevastopol  »

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Filmed at locations of original battlefields in the city of Sevastopol during the Crimean War of 1854-1855. See more »

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Edited into Spisok korabley (2008) See more »

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