Stanislavsky: maker of the modern theater

United States, 1972

Film
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Explores the life, times and ideas of the theatrical innovator, Constantine Stanislavsky, who created method acting and founded the Moscow Art Theatre. Uses documentary footage, photographs, and dramatisations to show his memorable roles, his search for reality in character portrayal, and his staging of plays of Chekhov, Ostrovsky, Ibsen, Maeterlinch, Gorki and Turgeniev. Narrated by Paul Rogers.

Credits

producer

Harold Mantell

production company

Mosfilm

Films for the Humanities

Duration

00:27:26:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28881

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Archival resources

Biographical

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Drama

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Acting - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Drama - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Acting

Music & Performing Arts → Acting - Drama

Music & Performing Arts → Acting - Study and teaching

Music & Performing Arts → Drama - Study and teaching

Music & Performing Arts → Experimental theater

Music & Performing Arts → Performing arts

Music & Performing Arts → Theater - Production and direction

Music & Performing Arts → Theater - Soviet Union

People → Biographical films

People → Stanislavsky, Konstantin, 1863-1938

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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