Great actors of the past era. TV shows
Amazing date on the calendar tomorrow. Two, at first glance, unrelated events - on November 15, 1866, the great Russian actress Alexandra Yablochkina was born in St. Petersburg, and in…

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The greatest comedians of the world
To amuse others is not an easy task and to achieve success along this path, you need not only and not so much to have a funny appearance, but still…

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Famous Pike Alumni
Yesterday, the famous Boris Shchukin Theater Institute turned 100 years old. On this day, October 23, 1914, a young student of Stanislavsky Eugene Vakhtangov held the first lesson with youth.…

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George Danelia

The modest stars of Soviet cinema: Alisa Freindlikh and Evgeny Steblov

Beloved by many, an actress with an outlandish German surname is a real Petersburger. She was born in the center of the northern capital, in a house overlooking St. Isaac’s Cathedral, near the monument to the Bronze Horseman. “The charm of my city from childhood entered the soul and bewitched for the rest of my life …”

Intelligent acting fate linked Alice Freindlich primarily with the theatrical stage. She played in the Komissarzhevskaya Theater and the Lensovet Theater. She has gone from the role of travesty to serious dramatic roles. In her repertoire, and the role of the Kid in the children’s play “Toddler and Carlson”, and – the dream of any actress – the young Juliet, whom Freindlich played at the age of 30.

To reach dramatic roles, she had to defeat her image and institutional characterization. The fact is that after graduating from the Ostrovsky Theater Institute in a diploma they wrote about her: “can play striking roles, children and old women.” Continue reading

Strong gender: sex symbols of Hollywood
When we watch a movie, we are primarily interested in the plot and talent of the actors. But let's be honest with ourselves: the attractive appearance of male characters is…

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Stars and charity
Many can dream of fame, popularity, fame. And a significant part of the “afflicted” is quite capable of achieving its goal and settling among VIPs. Another question, what then to…

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Where actors are taught: Schukin School
Today Shchukin School celebrates its 101st birthday. This is a theater institute with its own special traditions. Only one out of a hundred applicants manage to get the coveted student…

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Review of July movie premieres
The news films that are waiting for us in July are very mottled, but there are some very interesting ones among them. Cameron Diaz will be a "bad teacher", Jim…

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