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Uniform Title Aleksandr Nevskiĭ (Motion picture)
Title Alexander Nevsky [videorecording] / Mosfilm Studio ; directed by Sergei Eisenstein .

Imprint [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    Ru ALE    Available
Description 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Eisenstein, the sound years
The Criterion collection ; 87
The Classic collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 87.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
Eisenstein, the sound years
Note Originally released as motion picture in 1938.
Special features include: new digital transfer, with extensive image and sound restoration ; audio essay by film scholar David Bordwell ; Russell Merritt's multimedia essay on the Eisenstein-Prokofiev collaboration ; reconstruction of Eisenstein's unfinished film Bezhin Meadow by the Eisenstein Museum's Naum Kleiman, plus scholar Jay Leyda's photos and documents from the set ; drawings and production stills ; restoration demonstration ; new English subtitle translation.
Credits Musical score, Sergei Prokofiev.
Cast Nikolai Cherkassov, N.P. Okhlopkov, A.L. Abrikossov, D.N. Orlov, V.K. Novikov.
Summary Biographical story of Prince Alexander Nevsky and his successful resistance against an attempt by the Teutonic Knights to invade Russia in 1242.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Russian dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Alexander, Grand Duke of Vladimir, 1220-1263 -- Drama.
Lake Peipus, Battle of, 1242 -- Drama.
Russia -- History -- 1237-1480 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Motion pictures, Russian.
Historical films
War films
Added Author Eisenstein, Sergei, 1898-1948.
Pavlenko, Petr Andreevich, 1899-1951.
Vasilʹev, Sergeĭ, 1900-1959.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953.
Cherkasov, Nikolaĭ Konstantinovich, 1903-1966.
Okhlopkov, Nikolaĭ Pavlovich.
Abrikosov, Andreĭ Lʹvovich, 1906-1973.
Temirkanov, I︠U︡.
Moskovskai︠a︡ kinostudii︠a︡ "Mosfilʹm"
Janus Films.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Note Title on container: Sergei Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky
ISBN 0780023250
0780023242 (set)
Standard No. 037429149225
Music No. ALE020 Criterion Collection

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