Silver Dust

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

After 1949, the spate of anti-German, pro-allies films ceased in the Soviet Union, and many of the great directors were castigated as pro-Western revisionists. Director Room had made IN THE MOUNTAINS OF YUGOSLAVIA in 1946. This film lauded the exploits of Marshal Tito, who became anathema to Russia's Josef Stalin, so Room was suspect and references to the...read more

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After 1949, the spate of anti-German, pro-allies films ceased in the Soviet Union, and many of the great directors were castigated as pro-Western revisionists. Director Room had made IN THE MOUNTAINS OF YUGOSLAVIA in 1946. This film lauded the exploits of Marshal Tito, who became anathema

to Russia's Josef Stalin, so Room was suspect and references to the film were expunged from Soviet history books. Like many other Soviet directors, Room hastened to do a film in which Cold-War America was depicted as a menace. This phase of Soviet filmmaking lasted until the death of Stalin in

1953.

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