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Battleship Potemkin

Scenario concerns an actual historical incident which has been found by the Soviet government in the czarist archives. In 1905 the armored cruiser <i>Potemkin</i> was lying off Odessa. The crew had been getting inedible rations and finally worm-ridden meat was brought on board. The sailors protested and refused to eat this.

Cast:
Aleksandr Antonov Vladimi Barsky Levshin Grigori Aleksandrov Mikhail Gomorov (Goskino)

Scenario concerns an actual historical incident which has been found by the Soviet government in the czarist archives. In 1905 the armored cruiser Potemkin was lying off Odessa. The crew had been getting inedible rations and finally worm-ridden meat was brought on board. The sailors protested and refused to eat this.

The czarist commander, true to the principles of his regime, decided at once to make an example. He portioned off 10 of the sailors, had them covered with a sail cloth and ordered the marines to shoot them. After a moment of hesitancy the soldiers lowered their guns and mutiny broke out.

Battleship Potemkin

USSR

Production: Director Sergei Eisenstein. Nina Agadzhanova-Shutko, Eisenstein.

Crew: [Extract of a review. Review is of pics's first overseas showing in Berlin in 1926.]

With: Aleksandr Antonov Vladimi Barsky Levshin Grigori Aleksandrov Mikhail Gomorov (Goskino)

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