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Pyotr Chardynin (1872–1934)

Pyotr (Peter, Petr) Chardynin was a prolific silent film director who made over 100 silent films in Russia, France, Germany, and Soviet Union. He was born Pyotr Ivanovich Krasavtsev, on 28 January 1972, in Simbirsk, Russian Empire (now Ulyanovsk, Russia). His father was a small business owner, his mother was a homemaker. Young Chardynin was fond of... See full bio »

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Known For

Dead Souls Director
Na Zare Director
Krasnyy Kasyan Director


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 1930 Chervontsy
 1928 Cherevichki
 1928 Za monastyrskoyu bramoyu (as Petr Chardynin)
 1926 Izobretatel
 1925 General s togo sveta (Short)
 1925 Sol (Short)
 1925 Ukraziya
 1924 Cyganskie Romansy (Short) (as Petr Cardynin)
 1923 Magnitnaya anomaliya (Short)
 1921 Dubrowsky, der Räuber Ataman (as Peter Tschardin)
 1920 Na Zare
 1919 Pohorony Very Kholodnoi (Documentary short)
 1919 Azra
 1917 U kamina
 1916 Mirazhi (Short)
 1915 Komediya smerti (Short)
 1915 Vlast tmy (Short)
 1915 Teni grekha
 1915 Flood
 1915 The Lower Depths of St. Petersburg (co-director)
 1915 Khromonozhka
 1914 Kormilica (Short) (as Petr Cardynin)
 1914 Revnost (Short)
 1914 Mazepa (Short)
 1914 Chrysanthemums (Short)
 1914 Sorvanets
 1914 Woman of Tomorrow (Short)
 1913 Uncle's Apartment (Short) (co-director)
 1913 War and Peace (Short)
 1913 The Precipice
 1913 Accession of the Romanov Dynasty (co-director)
 1912 Snokhach (Short)
 1912 The Fastidious Bride (Short)
 1912 Worker's Quarters (Short)
 1912 Baryshnya-krestyanka (Short) (as Petr Cardynin)
 1911 Bojarskaja Doc (Short) (as Petr Cardynin)
 1911 Na boykom meste (Short)
 1911 Svetit, da ne Greet (Short)
 1911 Kreytserova sonata (Short)
 1910 Pikovaya dama (Short)
 1910 Vadim (Short)
 1910 Idiot (Short)
 1910 Boyarin Orsha (Short)
 1909 Dead Souls (Short)
 1909 The Enchantress (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Petr Cardynin | Petr Chardynin | Peter Tschardin

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