Dezertir [videorecording] : zvukovai︠a︡ kartina / proizvodstvo "Mezhrabpom filʹm" 1933 ; rezhisser Vsevolod Pudovkin ; st︠s︡enariĭ, N. Agadzhanova-Shutko, M. Krasnostavskiĭ, A. Lazebnikov = Deserter : a sound film / a Merazhpom [i.e. Mezhrabpom] Production ; directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin, written by N. Agadzhavona-Shutko, M. Krasnostavsky and A. Lazebnikov. Generalʹnai︠a︡ linii︠a︡ (Derevenskiĭ uchastok) : filʹm v 6-ti chasti︠a︡kh / proizvodstvo Sovkino ; st︠s︡enariĭ i postanovka S.M. Ėĭzenshteĭna, G.V. Aleksandrova.

Video/Projected medium
Moskva : Kompanii︠a︡ Vostok V, c2010.
1 videodisc (106, 121 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


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Summary note
Dezertir: A German shipyard laborer joins a worker's strike in defiance of a corrupt union and regardless of the company's violent reprisals. Starved, beaten and discouraged, he is sent in an envoy to the USSR and is rejuvenated by the spirit of optimism of the idyllic workers' state.
  • Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian videos in Princeton University Library.
  • "Desertir" originally released as a motion picture in 1933. Also known as "Teplokhod 'Pi︠a︡tiletka'".
  • "Generalʹnai︠a︡ linii︠a︡" originally released as a motion picture in 1929, known as "Staroe i novoe".
  • Special feature: biography of Vasiliĭ Kovrigin.
Creation/​Production credits
Dezertir: cinematography A. Golovni︠a︡ ... [et al.], art director S. Kozlovskiĭ, music by I︠U︡. Shaporin ; sound recorded on "Tagephon" invented by P.G. Tager. Staroe i novoe: operator Ėduard Tissė, illustrators V.I. Kovrigin, V.A. Rakhalʹs.
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; all regions.
  • Dezertir: Boris Livanov, V. Kovrigin, T. Makarova, D. Konsovskiĭ, A. Besperstov, M. Aleshenko, A. Chisti︠a︡kov, S. Svashenko, S. Gerasimov, K. Gurni︠a︡k, I. Lavrov, V. Uralʹskiĭ, I︠U︡. Glizer.
  • Staroe i novoe: M. Lapkina, M. Ivanin, V. Buzenkov, I. I︠U︡din.
Language note
"Desertir" in Russian with English intertitles. "Staroe i novoe" ("Genealʹnai︠a︡ linii︠a︡") silent film with Russian intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Other title(s)
  • Deserter
  • Staroe i novoe [videorecording]
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