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Dnevnik Glumova (1923)

Not Rated | | Short | 23 May 1923 (Soviet Union)
Filmic insert to Eisenstein's modernized, free adaptation of Ostrovskiy's 19th-century Russian stage play, "The Wise Man" ("Na vsyakogo mudretsa dovolno prostoty"). The anti-hero Glumov ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Grigoriy Aleksandrov ... Glumov 2, Golutvin
Aleksandr Antonov ... Joffre
Sergei M. Eisenstein ... Himself (takes bow at end)
Mikhail Gomorov Mikhail Gomorov ... Turusina
Junior Inkizhinov Junior Inkizhinov ... Small child
Vera Muzykant Vera Muzykant ... Mashenka, Mary McLack
Ivan Pyrev ... Fascist clown (as Ivan Pyryev)
Maksim Shtraukh Maksim Shtraukh ... Milyukov-Mamaev
Vera Yanukova ... Mamaeva
Ivan Yazykanov Ivan Yazykanov ... Glumov 1
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Filmic insert to Eisenstein's modernized, free adaptation of Ostrovskiy's 19th-century Russian stage play, "The Wise Man" ("Na vsyakogo mudretsa dovolno prostoty"). The anti-hero Glumov tries to escape exposure in the midst of acrobatics, derring-do, and farcical clowning. Several members of Eisenstein's troupe at the legendary "Proletkult" stage theatre in Moscow briefly appear in this little film. Written by Steven P Hill, University of Illinois.

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Country:

Soviet Union

Release Date:

23 May 1923 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Glumov's Diary See more »

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Production Co:

Proletkult See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Directorial debut of Sergei M. Eisenstein. See more »

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Insert to a stage play
24 February 2019 | by fredhedgesSee all my reviews

What comes to us as an incomprehensible 5 minute farce was really, according to Wikipedia, an insert for a stage play; it was made to be shown at several points in the performance of "Alexander Ostrovsky's 1868 comedy Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man (Na vsyakovo mudretsa dovolno prostoty) that he realised in 1923 for the Proletkult organisation."


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