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This edition: The End of Saint Petersburg (USSR, 1927)





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Episode Details

First aired: October 20, 2018.

(USSR,1928, Drama, b&w, Silent, 85 min)
Directors: Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mikhail Doller (co-director)
Writer: Nathan Zarkhi
Stars: Aleksandr Chistyakov, Vera Baranovskaya, Ivan Chuvelyov

A peasant comes to St. Petersburg to find work. He unwittingly helps in the arrest of an old village friend who is now a labor leader. The unemployed peasant is also arrested and sent to fight in World War I. After three years, he returns ready for revolution.

Discussion Guest: Stuart Liebman, Emeritus, The Graduate Center CUNY.

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Stuart Liebman Emeritus, The Graduate Center, CUNY