FILM PORTRET DORIANA GREYA (RUS 1915)

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    Portret Doriana Greya (Russia 1915)

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PORTRET DORIANA GREYA
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

Directed by: Vsevolod Meyerhold.
Written by: Vsevolod Meyerhold
(from the novel by Oscar Wilde).
Photography: Alexander Levitsky.
Set design: Vladimir Yegorov.
Cast: Varvara Yanova (Dorian),
Vsevolod Meyerhold (Lord Henry Wotton),
G. Enriton,
P. Belova,
Doronin,
Y. Uvarova,
Alexander Volkov.
Première: 01 Dec 1915, Thiemann & Reinhardt.
Censorship data: 2124 m.
Restoration data: The film is considered as lost.



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[THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY] was original and daring as few films before it or since have dared to be. Russian artists who saw it and then THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI a few years later in Europe, tell me that if it had been shown abroad it would have surpassed CALIGARI's reputation as a heigthening of film art. It was undoubtedly the most important Russian film made previous to the February Revolution. (Jay Leyda: Kino, 1960)

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