Vladimir Legoshin

Vladimir Legoshin – Beleet parus odinokiy AKA The Lonely White Sail (1937)

Mentioned in Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinematheque:
Throughout the Occupation, Langlois remained active and naturally kept on showing films in this theater, the Museum of Mankind Theater, at great risk. A week or two after war broke out, when Germany declared war on the USSR, he showed us there the film The Lonely White Sail, about the sailors’ revolt that Eisenstein had depicted in Battleship Potemkin. When it ended, the crowd was mute with admiration. And someone said (maybe it was me), ‘Now that screen stands for freedom!'” – Jean Rouch Read More »