Sickle and Hammer (film)

Sickle and Hammer (Russian: Серп и молот, romanizedSerp i molot) is a 1921 Russian silent drama film directed by Vladimir Gardin.[1] It is an agit-film that is longer than the usual at six reels because the norm is two reels only or twenty minutes.[2] The story is about a peasant worker who went to the city to become a factory worker, then he eventually fights in the World War and after this, he returns to his own village as a Red Army commander. [3]

Sickle and Hammer
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Directed byVladimir Gardin
Written byAndrei Gorchilin
Feofan Shipulinsky
CinematographyEduard Tisse
Production
company
VFKO
Release date
  • 1921 (1921)
CountryRussia
LanguageSilent
Russian intertitles

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sargeant p.1
  2. ^ Youngblood, Denise J. (1991). Soviet Cinema in the Silent Era, 1918–1935. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-292-77645-6.
  3. ^ "SERP I MOLOT (1921)". BFI. Retrieved 16 December 2019.

BibliographyEdit

  • Sargeant, Amy. Vsevolod Pudovkin: Classic Films of the Soviet Avant-garde. I.B.Tauris, 2001.

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