Bed And Sofa (Tretya meshchanskaya)

Bed And Sofa (Tretya meshchanskaya) Russia (1927) Dir. Abram Room They say “Two’s company and three’s a crowd” and this is has been never so true especially when the company being intruded on is a marriage. Of course, sometimes this happens voluntarily while one-half of the wedded partnership remains in the dark. But what if … Continue reading Bed And Sofa (Tretya meshchanskaya)

A Kiss From Mary Pickford (Potseluy Meri Pikford)

A Kiss From Mary Pickford (Potseluy Meri Pikford) Russia (1927) Dir. Sergei Komarov When one thinks of Russian cinema, especially from the silent era, the bleak, heavy but seminal dramas of Sergei Eisenstein usually spring to mind and with much validity. Comedy on the other hand would seem like an alien concept amidst this catalogue … Continue reading A Kiss From Mary Pickford (Potseluy Meri Pikford)