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The Sword and the Dragon: The Dell Comic Book

When Aleksandr Ptushko’s epic fantasy film Ilya Muromets (1956) was distributed in the United States in 1960 as The Sword and the Dragon, the Vitalite Film Corporation licensed the title out to Dell Comics to produce the official comic book … Continue reading

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Father Frost (1964)

To mark the upcoming premiere of the new season of Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix, I’ve been covering each of the Russian films featured on the classic run of the series, including The Day the Earth Froze (Sampo, 1959), … Continue reading

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