The Cossacks is a 1928 Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. It is based on the novel The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy. The film tells the story of a young Cossack named Grigory Melekhov who is torn between his love for his family and his duty to his country. The film is set against the backdrop of the Russian Civil War.

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The Cossacks (1928)

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The Cossacks is a 1928 Soviet silent film directed by Sergei Eisenstein. It is based on the novel The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy. The film tells the story of a young Cossack named Grigory Melekhov who is torn between his love for his family and his duty to his country. The film is set against the backdrop of the Russian Civil War.

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Cast
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John Gilbert

Lukashka
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Renée Adorée

Maryana
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Ernest Torrence

Ivan
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Nils Asther

Prince Olenin Stieshneff
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Paul Hurst

Sitchi
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Dale Fuller

Ulitka - Maryana's Mother
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Mary Alden

Lukashka's Mother
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Josephine Borio

Stepka
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Yorke Sherwood

Uncle Eroshka
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Joseph Marievsky

Turkish Spy (as Joseph Mari)
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Sidney Bracey

Koozma - Prince Olenin's Orderly (uncredited)
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Lou Costello

Extra (uncredited)
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Charles Darvas

(uncredited)
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Helena Dime

Minor Role (uncredited)
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George Goforth

Tavern Keeper (uncredited)
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Neil Neely

Secondary Role (uncredited)
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Russ Powell

Cossack (uncredited)
Crew
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George W. Hill

Director
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Clarence Brown

Director
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John Colton

Writer
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Frances Marion

Writer
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Leo Tolstoy

Writer
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The Cossacks

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/12/2014

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