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 (ī′zən-stīn′, ā′zyĭn-shtān′), Sergei Mikhailovich 1898-1948.
Soviet filmmaker who greatly influenced cinematic technique with his skillful development of montage in such films as The Battleship Potemkin (1925) and Alexander Nevsky (1938).


(ˈaɪzənˌstaɪn; Russian ejzɪnˈʃtjejn)
(Biography) Sergei Mikhailovich (sɪrˈɡjej miˈxajləvitʃ). 1898–1948, Soviet film director. His films include Battleship Potemkin (1925), Alexander Nevsky (1938), and Ivan the Terrible (1944)


(ˈaɪ zənˌstaɪn)

Sergei Mikhailovich, 1898–1948, Russian theatrical and motion-picture director.
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