Vladimir Petrov

Active - 1930 - 2006  |   Born - Jul 22, 1896   |   Genres - Drama, Historical Film, Comedy, Epic

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Russian filmmaker Vladimir Petrov started out directing Soviet theater productions after studying drama in London. In 1925, he began working as an assistant in film and four years later became a full-fledged director. His most famous films are Peter the First and The Battle of Stalingrad. Petrov made films through the early '60s.