Moscow: “Iskusstvo”, 1966. Octavo (22.5 × 18 cm). Publisher’s beige cloth; original pictorial dust jacket; 319,  pp. Numerous photographs and illustrations. Very good. Item #6165
Selected essays by the Soviet film director Dziga Vertov (pseud. of David Kaufman, 1895-1954), a pioneer of Soviet documentary film and various forms of "cinéma vérité." With sections containing articles and speeches; excerpts from diaries and memoirs; creative sketches and outlines. With a preface on Vertov's theoretical views and a complete complete list of his films. With numerous illustrations and photographs showing the director at work.