Odessa was the centre of the 1905 uprising led by sailors of the battleship Potemkin
and, during occupation in the Second World War, sabotage groups hid in catacombs which are now a visitor attraction.
was made in 1925 and is one of the greatest silent films ever.
There are items of furniture made by the Tula armourers, including the steel and gilt ceremonial chair made for Potemkin
when he became president of the Military College in 1784, while examples of wonderfully conserved costumes allow us to imagine life at court.
Montefiore, the author of two books on Stalin and another on Prince Potemkin
, has a fine eye for the telling detail, and also a powerful feel for a good story--so much so that his vastly enjoyable chronicle at times has a quasi-mythic aspect.
is an example of a sales associate who works to hone the special skills and competencies necessary to provide exceptional service in the Hawaii fine homes and luxury estates marketplace.
It's important to remember that Potemkin
put up his villages to make an imperial achievement -- conquest of a vast swath of the Ottoman Empire -- seem even greater.
Rather than trace their well-known analyses, I would like to return to Eisenstein's quote from Immoral Memories and ask if we can find similar uses of iconography in Battleship Potemkin
, the other film he specifically mentions as exhibiting his passion for Orthodox imagery and tradition.
They are joined by hundreds of others--Stanislas, Kosciusko, Lafayette, John Paul Jones, Prince Potemkin
, Torn Paine--in this superb narrative that deals not only with politics and the creation of nations but also with religion and social concerns such as slavery, women's rights, freedom for peasants, and education.
ELECTION (The Washington Post, Washington)
Asi, ejemplares filmes vanguardistas como El acorazado Potemkin
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Her greamess lay in the choice of Prince Potemkin
and other such talented officials to run the State.
The famous Potemkin
Stairs rise out of the harbour of this Black Sea port city and at 127 metres high they only marginally eclipse the size of the task facing the British number one.
Forty blocks up Madison, neighbours of the Whitney Museum successfully fought to save the skin of an unremarkable brownstone house with nothing behind it, preferring this Potemkin
gesture to the elegant new entrance proposed by Piano as part of his recent remodelling scheme.
Speaking of Russia's faltering steps towards democracy, Olga Zimenkova, a professor of law from Moscow and the founder of a human rights education NGO, referred to the fake model villages erected by Grigori Potemkin
to impress Catherine the Great.
The bloody Potemkin
revolt led to the fall of the Romanovs.