October Revolution (1967)

10/11/1967 (FR) Documentary 1h 38m
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French director Frederic Rossif presents this historical documentary that coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Stock footage from both World Wars are included with 30 minutes of new scenes filmed especially for the project. The historical timeline is traced from the time Czar Nicholas II is crowned. The emergence of Lenin, his death in 1924, and the later contributions of Trotsky and Stalin give the viewer a sense of death, betrayal, and ideological devotion to the communist agenda. Rossif effectively uses scenes from the landmark 1929 film The Man With A Movie Camera by celebrated director Dziga Vertov. Rossif researched the film archives from several countries in his meticulous gathering of materials for this timely historical feature.

  1. Frédéric Rossif

    Director

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  1. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Suzanne Flon

    Suzanne Flon

    Narrator (French version) (voice)

  3. Pierre Vaneck

    Pierre Vaneck

    Narrator (French version) (voice)

  4. André Reybaz

    Narrator (French version) (voice)

  5. Jean-Pierre Cassel

    Jean-Pierre Cassel

    Narrator (French version) (voice)

  6. Peggy Ashcroft

    Peggy Ashcroft

    Self (narrator)

  7. Robert Rietti

    Robert Rietti

    Lenin (voice)

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Original Title Révolution d'octobre

Status Released

Original Language French

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