Soviet Cinema: Politics and Persuasion Under Stalin

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When the Bolsheviks seized power in the Soviet Union during 1917, they were suffering from a substantial political legitimacy deficit. Uneasy political foundations meant that cinema became a key part of the strategy to protect the existence of the USSR. Based on extensive archival research, this welcome book examines the interaction between politics and the Soviet cinema industry during the period between Stalin's rise to power and the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. It reveals that film had a central function during ...

Soviet Cinema: Politics and Persuasion Under Stalin 2010, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781848850095

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Soviet Cinema: Politics and Persuasion Under Stalin 2010, I. B. Tauris & Company

ISBN-13: 9781848850088

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