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Petrov, Vladimir

Born: 22 July 1896 (St. Petersburg)
Died: 7 January 1966 (Moscow)
Vladimir Petrov started out directing Soviet theater productions after studying drama in London. In 1925, he began working as an assistant in film and four years later became a full-fledged director. His most famous films are Peter the First and The Battle of Stalingrad. Petrov made films through the early '60s.
~ Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide

Filmography (as director unless otherwise noted):

  • The Russian Forest/ Russkij les, 1964;
  • Duel/ Poyedinok, 1962; (also screenwriter)
  • On the Eve/ Nakanune, 1959; (also screenwriter)
  • Voice from Space, The, 1958; (screenwriter only)
  • Three Hundred Years Ago/ Trista rokiv tomu, 1956;
  • The Inspector-General/ Revizor, 1952; (also screenwriter)
  • Sporting Honor/ Sportivnaya chest, 1951;
  • The Battle of Stalingrad, Part II/ Stalingradskaya bitva II, 1950;
  • The Battle of Stalingrad, Part I/ Stalingradskaya bitva I, 1949;
  • Guilty Without Guilt/ Bez viny vinovatyye ,1945; (also screenwriter)
  • 1812/ Kutuzov, 1944;
  • Jubilee/ Yubilyej, 1944; (also screenwriter)
  • Elusive Ian/ Uchinari Jani, 1943;
  • Chapajev s nami , 1941;
  • The Conquests of Peter the Great, Part Two/ Pyotr pervyj II, 1938; (also screenwriter)
  • The Conquests of Peter the Great, Part One/ Pyotr pervyj I, 1937; (also screenwriter)
  • The Storm/ Groza, 1934; (also screenwriter)
  • The Fugitive/ Beglets, 1932; (also screenwriter)
  • The Dam/ Plotina, 1931;
  • Frits Bauer, 1930;
  • Adres Lenina, 1929;
  • Children of the New Day, 1929;
  • Dzhoy i Druzhok, 1928;
  • Golden Honey/ Zolotoj myod, 1928;