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

search on the map
TAGS:
Summer Olympics  travel to Russia  Arkhangelsk region  Norilsk Nickel  Andrei Rublev Museum of Old Russian Culture and Art  Yaroslavl   Medicinces  Monuments to People  Russian business  Russian regions  Samara Region  Dulag 100  Russian National Parks  incident  state tour operator  Russian football  Moscow Subway  Russian businessmen  Kolomna  Film Festivals  Russian Cinema  Russian Music Instruments  Exhibitions in Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Censorship  World Heritage List  Arkady Rotenberg  Russian culture  St. Petersburg  diving in Russia  Theatre  Russian churches  Ural Cuisine  Elks  Russian Patrons of Art  US sanctions  active holidays in Russia  Peter III  Russia-France  sanctions  disappearing jobs in Russia  Tyva Republic  Russian airlines  Festivals in Moscow  migration in Russia  history of Russian business  Oleg Krotkov  Amur Region  Russian tourism  Moscow 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites