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Trauberg, Ilya
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Academia, Leningrad, 1927. Small octavo. 134pp. (2). Red and black illustrated wrappers with white lettering on the front cover. Pages uncut. The work (translated as "The Actor in American Cinema") is an academic and critical analysis of the American film industry, with a specific focus on actors, from a Soviet perspective. This work came out in an important period, for Soviet Cinema and World Cinema in general. Technical and structural innovations in the art form had been pioneered over the previous decade by numerous filmmakers worldwide, including many Soviet filmmakers such as Dziga Vertov and Sergei Eisenstein (the later of whom Trauberg worked under as assistant director), and became part of a larger ongoing discussion and debate on the purpose and philosophy of cinema. Wrappers with some light smudges and stains to covers, with minor rubbing to spine and corners. Light age toning to pages. Text in Russian. Protected by modern mylar. Wrappers and interior in overall very good condition. Scarce. Ilya Trauberg (Ilya Zakharovich Trauberg, December 13, 1905 - December 18, 1948), was a Ukrainian born Soviet film director. He work as assistant director on Sergei Eisenstein's acclaimed film "October: Ten Days That Shook the World" (1927) and was the younger brother of the famous Soviet filmmaker Leonid Trauberg. This work is rare: OCLC lists only four libraries worldwide that have this work. Part of a series: Artisty Ekrana, Seriia Knig o Kino-Akterakh i Rezhisserakh. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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