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One Day in Soviet Russia

Synopsis
Documentary. Life in various parts of the Soviet Union on 24 August 1940. Includes a short sequence in which Galina Ulanova dances the role of Juliet in Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet ballet at the Kirov Theatre, Leningrad. Narrated for English version by Quentin Reynolds.
Language
English
Country
Former USSR
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1941
Duration
56 mins; 5,084 feet

Credits

Director
M. Slutski; Roman Karmen
Cinematographer
M. Oshurkov; P. Karmen
Music
Sergei Prokofiev
Contributor
Quentin Reynolds
Cast
Galina UlanovaJuliet

Additional Details

Theatre
Kirov Theatre, Leningrad
Theatre company
Kirov Ballet
Production type
Dance
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
ballet; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Soviet Union

Notes

Notes
English language version.

Production Company

Name

Central Newsreel Studio, Moscow

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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