Film of red Soviet peat

“Particular prominence was gained with “Water Peat” (Gidrotorf, 1920) a documentary about new techniques of peat extraction that was screened to Vladimir Lenin in October 1920, purportedly initiating a stronger support for Russia’s moribund film industry by the Bolshevik leadership.”
p.763 Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema, Peter Rollberg. Scarecrow Press 2009IMG_5460

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s