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(1894, Surazh, Chernigov governorate, Russian Empire, now in Bryansk oblast, Russia — 1959, Moscow) film Director, screenwriter, kinomontage, film critic, honored artist of Russia (1935).
From 1910 to 1917 he studied Russian literature at the Higher women's courses in Moscow. From 1919 to 1921 Esfir Shub works in TEO Narkompros, in the Secretariat, was the personal Secretary of Vsevolod Meyerhold (head. TEO Narkompros). Since 1922, working at the Studio "the state". Was an editor of foreign films preparing for Soviet rental, game films, and films of the pre-revolutionary era. Since 1926, the Director of Mosfilm studios (then "Sovkino"). From 1942 to 1953 the Director of Central documentary film Studio. The author of parts of the newsreel "news of the day."
Started out as an extremely gifted editor, capable of almost any foreign film to turn into a propaganda poster. Documentary: "the Fall of the Romanov dynasty" (1927), "Strana Sovetov" (1937), "Spain" (1939), etc. Member of society "October". Wife and colleague Alexei Ghana.