Why so popular adaptation of the novel "Treasure Island"?


Why so popular adaptation of the novel "Treasure Island"?January morning turned on the television and there, as greetings from the past, showed the movie "Treasure Island", black and white issue in 1937. And just Jenny sang a song that I remember from early childhood and I love: I'm on the deed for you ...
 

Who was called a great singer silent film? Upadshaya star Inga Zajac


Who was called a great singer silent film? Upadshaya star Inga ZajacIn the history of art are still many undiscovered pages. One of them - this is a great future unfulfilled languid diva Russian chanson Inga Zajac. Refined beauty Pole by birth, she was not created for the cruel world behind the scenes ...
 

Why the French should be afraid of Eric Bulatov?


Why the French should be afraid of Eric Bulatov?I never would have thought that the ex-Soviet nonconformist might look like this: a dark blue jacket, a foreign cut, neat beard, delicate statura. It would seem, a former wrestler with a socialist ideology and should now have burning eyes and ...
 

Who is Jacques Callot? Graver era Musketeers


Who is Jacques Callot? Graver era MusketeersWorks by Jacques Callot, the master of etchings - especially a window in the XVII century, the time Sluggaboyz ranged_attack_range-musketeers and unlimited power of kings, are prone to theatrical exercises. As well as being pan-European wars of the "legacy" and the simple-minded fans ...
 

Who wrote the Gospel of Mark?


Who wrote the Gospel of Mark?Catholics and Lutherans celebrate the Day of the Gospel of Mark April 25 on the Gregorian calendar, the Orthodox - as usual. But read the first evangelist equally cherished in all Christian denominations. Why first? So says a significant percentage ...
 

Who was the father for the lion and the bear? Fedor Khitruk. Cartoons from Childhood


Who was the father for the lion and the bear? Fedor Khitruk. Cartoons from ChildhoodWhen people talk about the great Soviet animation, primarily remember George Norshtein, who created the best movies of all time. And I want to mention one more name - Fyodor Khitruk. At least in hand-drawn animation. He has created a unique ...
 

Why not become a city of Brest-hero? 12 cities and a castle


Why not become a city of Brest-hero? 12 cities and a castleWe can do without the bullshit - just list all by name. Moscow, Leningrad, Odessa, Sevastopol, Volgograd, Kiev, Kerch, Minsk, Novorossiysk, Tula, Murmansk, Smolensk, and the Brest Fortress. Clearly, what am I doing? On the hero cities. Here is the most ...
 

Whose name is Big Ben? History of world's most famous clock


Whose name is Big Ben? History of world's most famous clockThere is still no precise definition, so how is the name of "Big Ben". The bell of the clock can hear the people around the world, their fight BBC broadcast hourly. Tourists in the building Big Ben is not allowed. The Tower of Big Ben has a height of 96 meters, and up ...
 

Why Semyon Chelyuskina can rightfully be called the pride of Russia?


Why Semyon Chelyuskina can rightfully be called the pride of Russia?At midnight, from 8 to 9 May 1742 Russian polar explorer Semyon Ivanovich Cheluskin and his party reached the northernmost tip of Eurasia - the Cape, later named Cape Chelyuskin. A man who can be proud of Russia, ...
 

Why are painted black and white movies?


Why are painted black and white movies?Two leading Russian television program broadcast in May included a real surprise for viewers - colored version of black and white films shot "Seventeen Moments of Spring" ("Russia") and "go to fight old men" ("First"). I. ..
 

Who was in life "Purple Knight"?


Who was in life "Purple Knight"?Bassoon - this is known to be a musical instrument. But not only. This word is also used in the idiom "to be like a bunch of wood" (tasteless clothes) and "to give the fire" (heresy). A «fagotin» means "clown". Fagot, he same cows, clearly has ...
 

Who was dancing Isadora Duncan?


Who was dancing Isadora Duncan?In May, marks the 131 year anniversary of Isadora Duncan. In the man from another world, she saw the deceased's son, and he found in her mother's warmth, which had lacked in childhood. Eighteen years difference in age, America and Russia ......
 

Who was the "mainspring" abolition of serfdom in Russia? " Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna


Who was the "mainspring" abolition of serfdom in Russia? " Grand Duchess Elena PavlovnaLaunched just before the story about the deeds of the Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna, would be incomplete if you do not take account of the trail that she left in the public life of Russia, namely: the preparation of the liberation of the peasants. With considerable administrative and ...
 

Who made money on the film before its invention? Leland Stanford


Who made money on the film before its invention? Leland StanfordThe vast majority of people believe that the inventors of cinema were the Lumire brothers. Why do not we try to reduce the size of their contribution to the creation and development of a new kind of art, so much valued by later Soviet leaders. But ...
 

Who made money on the film before its invention? Idvird Maybridzh


Who made money on the film before its invention? Idvird MaybridzhWhat Idvird Maybridzh? Studies ended brilliantly. Commissioned by Leland Stanford - railroad magnate and California Governor, founder of the famous university, they suddenly provoked a strong reaction in the field, on ...