Richard Boleslawski
Date of Birth
Feb 04, 1889
Birth Place:
Warsaw, Poland


Ryszard Srzednicki Boleslawski acted in theater as a teenager, and studied with Stanislavsky at the Moscow Art Theater in the early teens. He was acting in Russian films by 1914 and began directing the following year. His 1918 feature Bread, co-directed with Boris Sushkevich, was a Bolshevik propaganada tale, but the following year Boleslawski was fighting the Bolsheviks as a member of the...