Alexander Nevsky

Alexander Nevsky 1938

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When German knights invade Russia, Prince Alexander Nevsky must rally his people to resist the formidable force. After the Teutonic soldiers take over an eastern Russian city, Alexander stages his stand at Novgorod, where a major battle is fought on the ice of frozen Lake Chudskoe. While Alexander leads his outnumbered troops, two of their number, Vasili and Gavrilo, begin a contest of bravery to win the hand of a local maiden.

  • Released: 1938-11-24
  • Runtime: 109 minutes
  • Genre: Drama, History, War
  • Stars: Nikolai Cherkasov, Nikolai Okhlopkov, Andrei Abrikosov, Valentyna Ivashova, Lev Fenin, Sergei Blinnikov, Nikolai Arsky, Varvara Massalitinova
  • Director: Sergei Eisenstein, Dmitriy Vasilev