Russian Videos - last updated 1-27-12

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TITLE ABSTRACT CALL_NO.
1917, Revolution in Russia National Geographic Society.
1988, 28 minutes, black and white.
Examines pre-Revolutionary Russia and describes the conditions that led to the revolution of 1917. Uses actual footage to show key figures of the time.
JCU Library
DK262.N562
Adam's Rib Director: Vyacheslav Krishtofovich.
with Inna Churikova, Svetlana Ryabova, Maria Golubkina, Elenea Bogdanova.
1992, 77 minutes, color, Russian with yellow English subtitles.
A contemporary Russian social comedy reminiscent of Chekhov. Set in a crowded flat, the great Inna Churikova plays the stressed-out post-Soviet woman taking care of mute, disabled (but opportunistic) Grandma and her own two daughters. She also tries to deal with her crazed ex-husband and to put a little love into her life, with devastating and hilarious results.
LLC Library
RS 019
Alexander Nevsky Director: Sergei Eisenstein.
with Nikolai Cherkasov.
1938, 108 minutes, Russian with English subtitles.
Lavish spectacle recounts the invasion of Russia by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century.
LLC Library
RS 005
Balanchine Celebrates Stravinsky U-Matic Video (3/4 inch video)
Balanchine Celebrates Stravinsky
Part I:
Dance in America Series.
LLC Library
RS U04
Balanchine Celebrates Stravinsky U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
Balanchine Celebrates Stravinsky
Part II:
Dance in America Series.
Continuation of Persephone.
LLC Library
RS U05
Blok, Alexander 1880 - 1921
30 minutes, color and black and white.
Author of
Verses about a Lady Beautiful
The Twelve
Scythians
Homeland
The City
For more information on author and his work see jacket of cassette.
LLC Library
RS 026 A
Burnt by the Sun Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
with Nikita Mikhalkov, Nadya Mikhalkov, Oleg Menchikov.
1995, 134 minutes, Russian with English subtitles.
This sweet-natured drama unfolds during a summer day in 1936 when a retired soldier, his beautiful wife and their young daughter are visited by the wife's charismatic former lover.
LLC Library
RS 017
Chekhov, Anton 1860 - 1904
30 minutes, color and black and white.
Author of
The Sea Gull
Uncle Vanya
Ivanov
The Three Sisters
The Cherry Orchard
For more information on author and his work see jacket of cassette.
LLC Library
RS 026 B
Church of the Russians U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
Church of the Russians
Part II
NBC.
LLC Library
RS U09
Dostoevsky, Fyodor 1821 - 1981
30 minutes, color and black and white.
Author of
The Gambler
Crime and Punishment
The Idiot
The Possessed
The Brothers Karamazov
For more information on author and his work see jacket of cassette.
LLC Library
RS 026 C
Earth Director: Alexander Dovzhenko.
1930, 91 minutes, silent with musical score.
Classic Russian drama of farmers whose lives are forever changed when a pro-Communist agitator comes to their village.
LLC Library
RS 001
Earth U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
[3/4 of it]
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RS U08
Fantasia Conductor: Leopold Stokowski and The Philadelphia Orchestra.
featuring music by Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and others.
1940, 120 minutes.
Mushrooms dance, dinosaurs roam a primeval landscape, a hippo and an alligator perform a pas de deux, and Mickey Mouse learns that a little magic can be dangerous.
LLC Library
MLAM 010
First Fifty Years, The 1984, 58 minutes, black and white.
Documents the past 50 years of Soviet/U.S. relations. Interviews with specialists, actual footage, and voice-over narration. Former diplomats describe their involvement. Examines sources of past conflicts and how they were resolved as a key to solving modern-day problems.
JCU Library
E183.8.S65.F57
Gielgud's Chekhov 1 52 minutes, B&W.
Sir John Gielgud hosts the great playwright's works.
The Fugitive,
Desire for Sleep,
and Rothschild's Violin are performed.
LLC Library
RS 013
Godunov U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
The World to Dance In.
LLC Library
RS U06
I Stand Condemned with Laurence Olivier, Harry Baur and Penelope Dudley.
1935, 75 minutes.
Two Russian army officers fall in love with the same woman, but then one finds a way to frame his rival for treason.
LLC Library
MLAM 008
Inspector General, The Director: Henry Koster.
with Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester.
1949, 102 minutes.
Hysterical comedy about a medicine show flunky who is mistaken for a high-ranking government agent by the corrupt officials of a small European village.
LLC Library
MLAM 013
La Forza del Destino Opera in 4 acts by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Plave
Director: Valéry Gergiev
Stage director: Elijah Moshinsky
Video director: Brian Large
Galina Gorchakova, Nikolai Putilin, Gegam Grogprian, Marianna Tarasova
the Kirov Chorus and Orchestra
1998, 167 minutes.
LLC Library
RS 027
Little Vera Director: Vasily Pichul
with Natalya Negoda.
1988, 110 minutes, color, subtitled.
The most controversial Russian film ever produced! Vera, a sullen, sultry woman, is torn between her brooding lover and her bitter parents in this smoldering drama. The first film to celebrate Russia's new "open society", and a daring look at a world of simmering sensuality and brutal candor.
LLC Library
RS 016
Marcus Gleisser U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
Language Meeting Oct. 27, 1982.
Jire Trnka 266
The Hand 524
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RS U02
Mayakovsky, Vladimir 1893 - 1930
30 minutes, color and black and white.
Author of
A Cloud in Trousers
The Backbone Flute
Ode to Revolution
Left March
The Bathhouse
For more information on author and his work see jacket of cassette.
LLC Library
RS 026 D
Moscow CBS: 60 minutes, Airdate: 02-03-91
Ambrose Video, 1990 Cbs, Inc.
LLC Library
RS 004
Moscow and Leningrad, The Crown Jewels of Russia. Video Visits, European Collection
1990, 50 minutes.
LLC Library
RS 003
New Directions in Technology Solutions for Language Learning and Teaching
Heinle & Heinle Publishers
LLC Library
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New Russian Revolution, The 1991, 47 minutes.
CNN Special Reports, Cat. No. 3065
LLC Library
RS 010
Pasternak, Boris 1890 - 1960
30 minutes, color and black and white.
Author of
Doctor Zhivago
I Remember
Safe Condusk
Over the Barriers
Second Birth
For more information on author and his work see jacket of cassette.
LLC Library
RS 026 E
Rasputin see Agony
Recognition of Russia, The PBS Video: 1989, 51 minutes.
1. Examines the wave of working class militancy that swept the world after the boom decade of the 20s and the Roosevelt administration's official recognition of the U.S.S.R. in the first détente in 1933.
2. Examines four decades of U.S. intervention in Latin America from the Spanish American War in 1898 until WW II.
JCU Library
D443.R43
Russia in the Age of Peter The Great Masterpieces of the Hermitage - Museum of St. Petersburg
1992 Studio Quart, about 30 minutes.
LLC Library
MLGP 025
Russia, Discovering Russia Video Visits.
1995, 60 minutes.
After countless rulers, revolutions and seven tumultuous decades of Communist domination, Russia remains the land of ancient tradition and rapid change. Witness sights that have captivated travelers for centuries - from bejeweled icons, golden churches and towering kremlins to the rugged Ural mountains and the vastness of Siberia. Explore the European city of St. Petersburg - home to bubbling fountains, the 1,000-room Winter Palace, and the seemingly endless white nights of summer. Visit Red Square and Lenin's mausoleum in Moscow. See the changes that free enterprise is bringing, such as freedom in the arts and a boom in restaurants. Lose your heart to Russia with its turbulent history and remarkable endurance of the human spirit.
LLC Library
RS 015
Russian Alive! The Russian Alphabet
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-A
Interviews
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-B
Dialogue # 1: What is this?
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-C
Dialogue # 2: Whose bag is this?
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-D
Dialogue # 3: What does Vanya like?
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-E
Dialogue # 4: Where are my shoes?
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-F
Dialogue # 5: What's in Vera's bag?
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-G
Dialogue # 6: The English Lesson
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 012-H
Dialogue # 7: Vanya wants to be an actor.
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see abstract
Russian Alive! Interviews RS 012-B
Russian Alive! The English Lesson RS 012-H
Russian Alive! The Russian Alphabet.
RS 012-A
Russian Alive! Vanya wants to be an actor.
RS 012-I
Russian Alive! What does Vanya like?
RS 012-E
Russian Alive! What is this?
RS 012-C
Russian Alive! What's in Vera's bag?
RS 012-G
Russian Alive! Where are my shoes? RS 012-F
Russian Alive! Whose bag is this? RS 012-D
Russian Culture: Autocracy, Orthodoxy, Nationalism (Monuments of Imperial Russia - Russian Realism in Painting - The Age of Pushkin)
RS 007-F
Russian Culture: Bread and Salt RS 007-A
Russian Culture: Culture Revolution, The (The Experimentation in Art and Literature - The Final Solution of the Thirties - The Heritage of the Great Fatherland War) RS 007-I
Russian Culture: Horizon and Boundaries (Challenge of Geography, Population Patterns, Origin and Migration)
RS 007-B
Russian Culture: Literacy Themes and Arguments (The Counter - Culture of the Alienated - The Silent Majority - The Art and Music of the Russian People) RS 007-G
Russian Culture: Purdue University Russian Culture: Purdue University
Bread and Salt
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-A
Horizon and Boundaries
Challenge of Geography - Population Patterns - Origin and Migration.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-B
Kievan Rus'
The Russian Language and Alphabet - Early Monuments of Russian Religion - The Art of Russian Religion.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-C
Icons: Theology in Color
The Russian Icon Screen - The Emergence of Muscovy - The Heritage of the Kremlin.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-D
Traditions of Muscovy
Cross Currents in Culture - The Westernization of Holy Russia - Window on the West: St. Petersburg.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-E
Autocracy, Orthodoxy, Nationalism
Monuments of Imperial Russia - Russian Realism in Painting - The Age of Pushkin.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-F
Literacy Themes and Arguments
The Counter - Culture of the Alienated - The Silent Majority - The Art and Music of the Russian People.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-G
Russian National Music
Literature and Art on the Eve of Revolution - The Heritage of Revolution - Lenin.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-H
Culture Revolution, The
The Experimentation in Art and Literature - The Final Solution of the Thirties - The Heritage of the Great Fatherland War.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-I
Zhdanovism and Stalinism
Soviet Cultural Life - Soviet Newspapers and Magazines - The New Soviet Man and Woman.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-J
Soviet Youth
Religion and Atheism in the Soviet Union - Some Problems of Soviet Reality - The Russian Soul and Soviet Sin.
LLC Library - Call Number: RS 007-K
Holiday and Leisure
On Russian Food - Soviet Attitudes Toward the West - "Vsyakaya Vsyachina".
LLC Library
see abstract
Russian Culture: Russian National Music (Literature and Art on the Eve of Revolution - The Heritage of Revolution - Lenin)
RS 007-H
Russian Culture: Traditions of Muscovy (Cross Currents in Culture - The Westernization of Holy Russia - Window on the West: St. Petersburg) RS 007-E
Russian Journey, A, Vol. 6 1987, 60 minutes.
Travelogue, Quantum Communication.
LLC Library
RS 008
Russian Revolution, The with Guide
1989, 334 minutes.
Clearvue/eav
LLC Library
RS 009
Russian Trinity Three Institutions that shook the World:
The Bolshoi Theatre
The Kremlin
The Lubyanka
Director: Gregor Nowinski.
2001, 84 minutes, Color,
WGBH Boston, PBS Home Video.
It was said that in Stalin's Russia heaven was never a few steps away from hell. Heaven was the Bolshoi Theatre, a place of enlightenment, a palace for the arts. Hell was the Lubyanka, the headquarters for the secret police, a place of unspeakable brutality. And between the Kremlin, master of both, an impregnable fortress for the State.
Rich with first hand witnesses, archival footage, and eye-opening documents Russian Trinity charts the course of Stalin's Russia by weaving portraits of three of Russia's most important institutions: the Kremlin, where a tyrant ruled; the Lubyanka, where a brutal secret police enforced the terror; and the Bolshoi Theatre, where the horrors were masked by a facade of breathtaking beauty and grace.
LLC Library
RS 028
Scola Scola
7 minutes.
Chreighton University.
LLC Library


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Sex in the Soviet Union The Koppel Report
60 minutes.
MPI Home Video, MP 6436
LLC Library
RS 011
Soulima Stravinsky U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
My Father Stravinsky.
LLC Library
RS U01
Soviet Transition to a Market Economy, The 1990, 120 minutes.
This meeting of the Supreme Soviet in Moscow includes a report by Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai Ryzhkov on his government's planned transition to a market economy. Also included is an explanation of the organization and functions of the Supreme Soviet.
JCU Library
HC336.25.S69
St. Petersburg Super Cities.
1994, 30 minutes.
Explore elegant St. Petersburg, built in the early 18th century as Russia's proud new capital. Conceived by Tsar Peter the Great as a grandiose version of his favorite European city, Amsterdam, the architecture of St. Petersburg reflects a range of European influences. Its beautiful palaces and quiet elegance belie its troubled history - yet as you explore the city you'll find clues to the political turmoil that give St. Petersburg its haunting character.
LLC Library
RS 014
Tolstoy, Leo 1828 - 1910
30 minutes, color and black and white.
Author of
War and peace
Anna Karenina
The Cossacks
The Death of Ivan Ilych
Master and Man
For more information on author and his work see jacket of cassette.
LLC Library
RS 026 F
Video from Russia U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
The Russian Front.
Moscow Youth Festival.
LLC Library
RS U07
Video to accompany ... When in Russia McGraw Hill, 1996
by Brigham Young University
P/N 039037-1
LLC Library
RS 018 (2 copies)
Vysotsky U-Matic (3/4 inch video)
PBS.
LLC Library

RS U03
What Do Those Old Films Mean? Vol. 5: Born Yesterday - USSR 1926-1930.
26 minutes.
Amid general poverty, social disorder, an exodus from the rural area, and the sudden arrival of women in industry, post-revolutionary Russia was also a period of extraordinary social and cultural experimentation. Filmmakers concentrated on social agitation, especially on the sexual politics of Soviet cinema.
LLC Library
RS 002
When in Russia see: Video to accompany ... When in Russia  
Burnt By The Sun

1994; Run Time: 135 minutes; Language: Russian; Subtitles: English; DVD

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Actors: Nikita Mikhalkov, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Oleg Menshikov, Nadezhda Mikhalkova, André Oumansky

Winner of the 1994 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the Cannes Grand Jury Prize, BURNT BY THE SUN is the unforgettable story of a Soviet hero whose happy family is suddenly targeted by Stalin's secret police.

Nikita Mikhalkov directs and stars as Colonel Sergei Kotov, a hero of the Revolution who is spending the summer in the country with his young daughter (Mikhalkov's real-life daughter), his wife and her eccentric family. But when his wife's childhood love suddenly appears, the idyllic summer day takes a surprising turn. A lyrical film filled with beauty and warmth, BURNT BY THE SUN is also an indelible account of a man dedicated to family and the fatherland, cruelly destroyed by political paranoia. "Visually sumptuous, intellectually stimulating, extraordinarily acted, the movie will burn itself into your memory forever." (Barbara and Scott Siegel, WNEW_FM, Siegel Entertainment Syndicate)


RS 029