Eisenstein, Sergei. Autograph letter signed, May 6, 1943.

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Eisenstein, Sergei. Autograph letter signed, May 6, 1943.
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50. Eisenstein, Sergei. Autograph letter signed ("S. Eisenstein"), 1 page (5.6 x 7.9 in.; 142 x 201 mm.), in Cyrillic, on "Central United Film Studio for the film production Ivan the Terrible" letterhead stationary, from Alta Ata, 6 May 1943, written in red pencil to Alexander Mikhailovic. Minor separations at the folds. Eisenstein writes in full, Dear Alexander Mikhailovic: I am asking you very much to help comrade Naumova who is working as costume designer on my film for her short stay in Moscow. On food and living. Grateful in advance. With comrade greetings, S. Eisenstein. Written during the filming of Part I of Ivan the Terrible, a two-part historical epic about Ivan the Fourth of Russia. Part 1 was released in 1944, but Part 2 was not released until 1958 due to political censorship brought on by the director's allusions to Stalin. $800 - $1,200