Sergei Yutkevich
Date of Birth
Dec 28, 1904
Birth Place:
St. Petersburg, Russia


Sergei Yutkevich was one of the Soviet Union's most enduring, versatile, and highly respected directors. He started in the industry as a teen, working in a puppet show. Following studies in painting and set design, Yutkevich, Grigori Kozintsev, and Leonid Trauberg founded the Factory of the Eccentric Actor (FEX) in 1921. The Factory was meant to teach actors circus and music hall arts. From there...