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Anatole Litvak (Michael Anatole Litvak)

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Biography

Kiev, Russian Empire [now Ukraine]
The distinguished film director Anatole Litvak was born in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, the son of Jewish parents. His very first job was as a stage hand, and in 1915 he became an actor, performing at a little-known experimental theater in St. Petersburg, Russia. As a teenager he witnessed the 1917 Russian Revolution and the consequent nationalization of all theaters and drama schools. It was at this time Litvak decided to quit the stage and join the burgeoning Soviet cinema industry. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

Show-Business at War 1943

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Directing

Writing