||Photograph: Fotocollection, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna.
Soyuz Velikogo Dela
Also known as [S.V.D.], [Union of the Great Cause], [The Club of the Big Deed — SVD], [Soiuz Velikogo Dela]
B&W : Feature film
Directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg
Cast: Sergei Gerasimov [Medoks], Konstantin Khokhlov [General Vishnevsky], Andrei Kostrichkin [Medoks’ servant], Sophia Magarill [Vishnevskaya], Mikhail Mishel [General Weismar], Pyotr Sobolevsky [Sukhanov], Emil Gal [a gambler], Oleg Zhakov [young soldier], Yanina Zhejmo [the circus actress], Aleksandr Melnikov [a boy in the circus]
[?] F.E.K.S. and/or Sovkino? production. / Scenario by Yuri Tynianov and Yulian Oksman. Assistant director, Boris Shpis. Cinematography by Andrei Moskvin. / Released 23 March 1927. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / Silent film.
Drama: Historical: Russian.
Synopsis: Story set in the Decembrist uprising of 1825.
Survival status: Print exists [incomplete].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 17 April 2012.
References: Bardèche-History p. 278; Youngblood-Soviet pp. 147-148, 167, 318 : Website-IMDb.