Prokofiev and the celebrated film director, Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948), managed to survive the purges that decimated Russian intellectual life under Stalin. Together, they made two historically significant films: Alexander Nevsky in 1938, and Ivan the Terrible, Parts 1 and 2 (No. 3 never got beyond preproduction). W...
Curated by Mary Elizabeth Kelly, Primephonic Curator