, Aleksandr Petrovich
(30.8.1894, village Sosnitsya Chernigov province - 25,1 1.1956, Moscow), film director, People's Artist of the RSFSR (1950), twice winner of the Stalin Prize (1941. 1949). The son of a Cossack officer. Educated in Glukhovskoy Teachers' Institute (1914). After the October Revolution - an actor, worked briefly in a diplomatic mission in Berlin. From 1926 he worked in film. His debut - a film "Vasya the Reformer (1926), where he was the author of the script and sorezhisserom. One of the founders of Soviet cinema. He received international fame after the release of films Zvenigora "(1928), Arsenal (1929)," Earth "(1930), who praised Stalin's collectivization. In 1939 Dovzhenko
at the personal orders of I.V. Stalin created a propaganda film "Shores" of the heroic spirit of the Civil War. During the Great Patriotic War, war correspondent. Put the documentary film "The Battle for Our Soviet Ukraine" (1943) and "Victory in Right Bank Ukraine" (1945). After the war, took color film "Michurin". From 1949 he taught at VGIK. Posthumously he was awarded the Lenin Prize (1959). After his death the name named Dovzhenko
Film Studio in Kiev.
- Article about A. P. Dovzhenko of the "Universal Encyclopedia" on server "Cyril and Methodius". Photography.
- A page dedicated to A. P. Dovzhenko in the "Encyclopedia of Film" on the server "Cyril and Methodius". The portrait, shot from the film "Aerograd, links to 11 Dovzhenko Film (Screenwriting and Directing work) with the output data and annotations.
- Portrait, biography, abstract of one of the films A
. P. Dovzhenko, with us "Culture of Russia".