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 ...
 

Who was the first woman on Earth?


Who was the first woman on Earth?Until now, when I asked: "Who was the first woman on Earth?" I have met the standard: "Eva - created by God from Adam's rib." Now I know that was wrong, because it was still and Lilith, which vodilas with demons. The fact that the first ...
 

Who opened for the Russians "Glorious sea, sacred Baikal"? William Napoleonovich Garteveld


Who opened for the Russians "Glorious sea, sacred Baikal"? William Napoleonovich GarteveldIn passing, one of the articles was called a name that deserves the right word, more detailed story. These are about Hartevelde William Julius Napoleon. Swede by birth, he was educated in Leipzig Conservatory, and soon after that ...
 

Who stole the manuscript of the novel by Vladimir Bogomolov, "In August, forty-four?"


Who stole the manuscript of the novel by Vladimir Bogomolov, "In August, forty-four?"July 3, 1924, 85 years ago, in the village Kyrylivka Moscow region born Vladimir Bogomolov. In that year, when there was a leader of world proletariat, this name was most popular. However, it is possible that the July 3, 1924 - is only ...
 

Who was the first Russian historian and why he had a reputation as a "maverick"?


Who was the first Russian historian and why he had a reputation as a "maverick"?History ... For millennia, the memory of the past handed down from generation to generation through oral tradition, epics, songs. With the advent of writing knowledge of the past were recorded. The great work of domestic chroniclers - the Tale ...
 

Whose portrait hangs in the museum of Mozart, or what has helped the author to perpetuate itself?


Whose portrait hangs in the museum of Mozart, or what has helped the author to perpetuate itself?Mozart and Casanova ... The combination of these names are much less familiar than, say, Mozart and Salieri. Meanwhile, everyone who visits Bertramka - Mozart Museum in Prague, will be able to make sure that there is a conspicuous place a portrait of Giacomo Casanova. What has ...