Add to favorite
 

   

 Sergey Urusevsky


Born:   23 December 1908
Deceased:   November 1974

Soviet cameraman and film director

      

Sergey Pavlovich Urusevsky was born on 10 (23) December 1908 in Petersburg.
In 1935 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Fine Arts (V.A. Favorsky's workshop) and started his filming career.
From 1937 he worked as a cameraman in the Soyuzdetfilm Studio. Urusevsky served as a frontline cameraman during the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. In 1957 while shooting The Cranes Are Flying he devised and for the first time applied circular camera rails.
S.P.Urusevsky died on November 12, 1974 and was laid to rest at the Vvedensky Cemetery in Moscow.
Urusevsky’s most considerable post-war work was The Village Teacher (1947) directed by Mark Donskoy. From 1950 he worked at the Mosfilm Studio and shot color films directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin (The Return of Vasili Bortnikov (1953)), Yuli Raizman (Dream of a Cossack (1951) and The Lesson of Life (1955)) and Grigori Chukhrai’s (The Forty-First (1956)).
Urusevsky’s biggest works were created in collaboration with the film director Mikhail Kalatozov: The First Echelon (1956), The Unsent Letter (1960), I Am Cuba (1964). The best of them was The Cranes Are Flying (1957) which excelled in innovative camerawork solutions and won the Grand Prize at the 11th Cannes International Film Festival. In the 1960s Urusevsky directed and shot the feature film Run of an Ambler (1969) based on Chinghiz Aitmatov’s story Farewell, Gyulsara and Sing Your Song, Poet (1972).


Tags: Sergey Urusevsky     








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

-8

search on the map
TAGS:
Russia-US  Russian Literature  Fish Broth  negotiations in Russia  South Russia  Moscow  Russian Cinema  Art Performances  fashion weeks  Bread  Archeology  Russian law  South Stream Gas  Yuri Bashmet  Illustration  corruption  mobile technologies  Irkutsk  jobs in Russia  Paramonovs Warehouses  Monuments to People  Barnaul  Russian schools  Russian Bears  Russian holidays  Domodedovo  Russian scientists  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian tourism  Tsaritsyno  St. Petersburg  Russian business  Andrei Panin  Russian history  Chiharu Shiota  Russian ballet  Alisher Usmanov  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Maria Sharapova  Memorial-museum "Salute, Victory!"  Nizhni Tagil  Far East  Zerkalo (The Mirror)  Russian Orthodox Church  young scientists  Kremlin  Tomsk  Japan  St. Basil's Cathedral 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites