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Ivan the Terrible, Part 1

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[[Performer~P88777~Sergei Eisenstein~sergeieisenstein]]'s operatic saga of the 16th-century Russian hero Czar Ivan IV is given a charismatic performance by [[Performer~P12667~Nikolai Cherkasov~nikolaicherkasov]] and a brilliant score by [[Performer~P107142~Sergei Prokofiev~sergeyprokofiev]]. Part One deals with Czar Ivan's beginnings as the ruler of Russia, Ivan's coronation, and his marriage to Anastasia Romanovna ([[Performer~P71976~Lyudmila Tselikovskaya~lyudmilatselikovskaya]]). Ivan suddenly becomes...more

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