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Russia Under Soviet Power

Synopsis
Attempts to make use of one of the propaganda techniques developed in revolutionary Russia, the animated poster. Six actors declaim the messages of Reds and Whites from a constructivist set and those scenes are cross-cut with shots of the contemporary posters from which the actors’ lines are taken.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.
Year of production
1977
Availability
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Documentation
Students of Russian history.
Subjects
History
Keywords
historical sources; posters; propaganda

Credits

Director
John Macpherson
Producer
Paul Dukes
Writer
Paul Dukes

Production Company

Name

University of Aberdeen Television

Sponsor

Name

University of Aberdeen, Department of History

Distributor

Name

Department of Medical Illustration

Phone
0224 681818 ext 2805
Address
University Medical Buildings
Foresterhill
ABERDEEN
AB9 2ZD

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