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Oborona Sevastopolya (1911)

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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Cast

Credited cast:
Andrej Gromov ... Nakhimov
N. Semyonov ... Koshka, a sailor
Olga Petrova-Zvantseva ... Markitantka (sutler)
... Kornilov, and an associte of the envoy of the Menikov retinue (as Ivan Mosjoukine)
... (as A. Gorin-Goryainov)
Boris Borisov
Pavel Biryukov ... (as Petr Biryukov)
V. Arentsvari ... Empress Eugenia
Vladimir Maksimov
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Aleksandra Goncharova
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Defence of Sevastopol  »

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Tsar Nicholas II was the main sponsor of this production. See more »

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Edited into Spisok korabley (2008) See more »

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