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Viktor Tourjansky (1891–1976)

Viktor Tourjansky was a Russian film director who emigrated after the communist revolution of 1917, and worked in France, Germany, USA, UK, and Italy. He was born Viacheslav Konstantinovich Turzhanski on March 4, 1891, in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire (now Kiyiv, Ukraine). Studied painting and art history. In 1911 he moved to Moscow and studied ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Cossacks Director
Student's Hotel Director
The Governor Director
Herod the Great Director


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 1961 The Triumph of Michael Strogoff (as W. Tourjansky)
 1960 The Cossacks
 1959 Herod the Great (as Arnaldo Genoino)
 1955 Waltz King
 1954 Morgengrauen
 1953 Arlette erobert Paris (as V. Tourjansky)
 1953 Salto Mortale
 1950 Si te hubieses casado conmigo (as W. Tourjansky)
 1949 Dreimal Komödie (as V. Tourjansky)
 1944 Orient-Express (as V. Tourjansky)
 1943 Tonelli
 1941 Illusion
 1940 Enemies
 1939 The Governor
 1938 The Blue Fox (as V. Tourjansky)
 1936 Stadt Anatol
 1936 La peur
 1935 Black Eyes
 1934 Volga in Flames (as V. Tourjansky)
 1933 La bataille
 1933 The Orderly (as Tourjansky)
 1932 Student's Hotel (as Victor Tourjanski)
 1931 Der Herzog von Reichstadt (as Victor Tourjansky)
 1931 L'aiglon (as Victor Tourjansky)
 1928 Volga Volga
 1928 Tempest (uncredited)
 1922 La riposte
 1922 Bratya Karamazovy (as V. Turzhansky)
 1921 L'ordonnance
 1919 Grekh i iskuplenie (as Vyacheslav Turzhansky)
 1918 Bal gospoden (as V. Turzhansky)
 1918 Obmanutaya Yeva (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1918 Rai bez Adama (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1918 Serdtse dyavola (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1918 Surogaty lyubvi (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1917 Idi za mnoy
 1917 Prazdnik nochi (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1917 Yvette (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1917 Isle of Oblivion (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1915 Kak Kubyshkin stal kinoaktyorom (as V. Turzhansky)
 1915 Lyubov pod maskoy (as V. Turzhansky)
 1915 Po trupam k schastyu (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1915 Poymet kto lyubit (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1915 Skazka morya (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1915 Syn strany gde tsarstvo mraka (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1915 Zhenshchina vampir (as V. Turzhansky, Viktor Turzhansky)
 1915 The Great Magaraz (as Viktor Turzhansky)
 1914 Simfoniya lyubvi i smerti (as Viktor Turzhansky)
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Alternate Names:

Arnaldo Genoino | Victor Tourjanski | Tourjanski | V. Tourjansky | Viatcheslav Tourjansky | Victor Tourjansky | Vyacheslav Tourjansky | W. Tourjansky | Tourjansky | V. Turzhansky | Viktor Turzhansky | Vyacheslav Turzhansky | Viktor von Tourjansky


Nathalie Kovanko  (divorced)  (1 child)

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The director Victor Tourjansky already entered the film business in 1913 where he first appeared as an actor in some Russian silent movies. See more »

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