In the history of cinema there are no examples where a single person connected equal-performers and producers of both arts.Will there be an independent art cinema or the theater support - still early .. Vsevolod Meyerhold. 1915 summer 1915 Meyerhold wrote to a friend: "I Bought the cinema." What led him there, theatrical rights to the bone?Interest innovator ... to the unknown, the desire to search theater reformer original equipment, coincidence? .. In any case, this new form of art he gave himself with all the force of talent and eagerness of the experimenter, the long haul.And left it very distinctive mark, however, almost virtual - in fact, none of his films, nor the screens, "The Picture of Dorian Gray", "strong man", or left unfinished film "Navi spell" did not survive.However, the correspondence of Meyerhold, according to the recollections of colleagues, fans, opponents, based on press can reconstruct enthusiastic working on films. In this case, he did not for one day and did not leave the theater, showing the wonders of efficiency, organization, and continued filming stage plays simultaneously.On the dramatic and operatic stage, he in those war years, 1915-1917, created only domestic repertoire, and in film - only in Western Europe. And in the theater and cinema, referring to the new playwriting, prose, poetic material, he looked modern, topical form of the new show.It is no accident that all three of his kinopostanovki based had modernist literature - novels, Oscar Wilde, Stanislaw Przybyszewski, Fedopa Sologub. It is this literature led to self Meyerhold theater path.After retiring from the Moscow Art Theatre, he as director provintsi226 Alno company, repeating his statement until the head office of the literary writer Alexis. Remizov not started to offer him and translated Schiller Przybyszewski.New drama has given rise to another theater - this law director has, as a fundamental and always followed it - in the symbolist, modernist, constructivist theater and cinema. Meyerhold's staging is not the first film adaptation of "The Portrait of Dorian Gray."In 1915 Denmark was filmed, where starred famous Waldemar Psilander. Critics unanimously commended the film as a failure. For Meyerhold, download the film Beyond Rangoon
and debuted in the film, a strange, painful, exquisite world of Oscar Wilde was not a mystery."That sometimes a woman needs," "Salome," "An Ideal Husband" - in these theater director has already met him. This principle has been working in film - to choose for making literary works of authors, which he put on the stage. On set, he went out, not knowing the specifics of the cinema.First, they shot the scene was depressingly theatrical, long, boring.
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Halve, introduced major plans, inscriptions - the scene changed. Optics, light, screen time - it all ego and learned in the process of filming. However, he did not lose the most important principles of theater producers: constant rehearsals with the actors, shooting in the plot of the sequence;amendments to the download the film Beyond Rangoon
and assembled fragments.