Eisenstein Sergei Mikhailovich

Ei·sen·stein

 (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).
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