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Aleksandr Khanzhonkov (1877–1945)

Aleksandr Khanzhonkov was the world's first maker of a cartoon film, the first maker of a full-time feature film in Russia and the founder of the first Russian film studio. He was born Aleksandr Alekseevich Khanzhonkov on August 8, 1877, in the village of Khanzhonkovo, Donetsk province, Russian Empire (now Donetsk, Ukraine). His father, Aleksei ... See full bio »

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The Dying Swan Producer
After Death Producer


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 1918 Chestnoe slovo (producer)
 1918 Proekt inzhenera Prayta (Short) (producer)
 1917 Sumerki (producer)
 1917 Nabat (producer)
 1917 Revolutionary (Short) (producer)
 1917 The Dying Swan (producer)
 1916 Nelly Raintseva (producer)
 1916 Priklyuchenie Liny v Sochi (producer)
 1915 After Death (producer - as A. Chanshonkov)
 1915 Deti veka (producer)
 1915 Daydreams (Short) (producer - as A. Chanshonkov)
 1915 Natasha Rostova (producer)
 1915 Khromonozhka (producer)
 1914 V rukakh besposhchadnogo roka (Short) (producer)
 1914 Slava - nam, smert' - vragam (Short) (producer)
 1914 Eyo geroyskiy podvig (Short) (producer)
 1914 Mute Witnesses (producer - as A. Chanshonkov)
 1914 Child of the Big City (Short) (producer - as A. Chanshonkov)
 1913 Twilight of a Woman's Soul (producer)
 1913 The Little House in Kolomna (Short) (producer)
 1913 Sorrows of Sarah (Short) (producer)
 1912 Bratya Razboiniki (Short) (producer)
 1912 The Cameraman's Revenge (Short) (producer)
 1911 Defense of Sevastopol (producer)
 1910 Pikovaya dama (Short) (producer)
 1910 Vadim (Short) (producer)
 1910 Rusalka (Short) (producer)
 1910 Idiot (Short) (producer)
 1910 Boyarin Orsha (Short) (producer)
 1909 Dead Souls (Short) (producer)
 1909 Ivan the Domestic (Short) (producer)
 1909 The Enchantress (Short) (producer)
 1909 Mazepa (Short) (producer)
 1909 16th Century Russian Wedding (Short) (producer)
 1908 Drama v tabore podmoskovnykh tsygan (Short) (producer)
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A. Chanshonkov


Vera Dmitrievna Popova-Khanzhonkova  (his death) | See more »

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Owner of Goman i Siversen, a Russian production company formed in 1905. See more »



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