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The Great Fergana Canal

Большой Ферганский канал

Directed by Sergei Eisenstein
Soviet Union, 1939
Short, Documentary


Planned film on fertilising the deserts of Uzbekistan from the time of Tamburlaine to the construction of the Fergana canal. Aborted when World War II broke out. Only test shots of the construction of the canal were filmed; the footage, together with stills, was used in a short documentary.

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The Great Fergana Canal Directed by Sergei Eisenstein

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