Weinstock Vladimir Petrovich( Russian screenwriter, film director)
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Biography Weinstock Vladimir Petrovich
Weinstock, Vladimir Petrovich (1908-1978), Russian writer, film director. Born February 28 (11 March) 1908 in St. Petersburg. In 1924-1927 he studied at the Leningrad Institute of Screen Art, then went to work as a screenwriter and director at various studios of the country. Filmmaking career started with the productions of documentaries kinoocherkov ( "save millions", "On two plants, etc.). From 1930 to 1932 directed three feature films, . But this popularity was only after the adaptation of Verne's novel "Children of Captain Grant" (1936), . where sufficient free circulation with the literary original, did not prevent the creation of a thrilling spectacle with bright film actor's work (Tscherkassoff, . Yu Yuriev, . M. Bazanova) and memorable music Dunayevsky,
. There has been less successful and the next adventure for children "Treasure Island" (by R. Stevenson), the characters and songs which also caught the fancy of many generations of visitors
. After the war, Weinstock fruitfully worked as a writer and screenwriter, . create scripts for such well-known paintings, . as "Dead Season" S. Kulish, . "The mission in Kabul, L. Kvinikhidze, . "Twenty-six days in the life of Dostoevsky's" A. Zarkhi (all under the pseudonym V. Vladimirov),
. In 1973 he returned to directing, beginning to introduce alien in the Soviet cinema, but potentially a very popular genre of American Westerns. Over the years the director has not lost its professional 'flair' to the positive hero and charismatic mastery in setting dynamic episodes of chases, fights and martial arts. Some 'theatrical', but it is generally true western adventure canons militants Vainshtok "Headless Horseman" (on Main Reed), "armed and dangerous" (by Bret Harte) quickly became the leaders of the All-Union rentals.
Weinstock died in Moscow on October 18, 1978.