• Film still of the Owl, one of four spies juxtaposed with animals in Eisenstein’s Strike (released April 1925).

Film still of the Owl in Strike

From The Director's Prism: E. T. A. Hoffmann and the Russian Theatrical Avant-Garde by Dassia N. Posner


  • Film still taken mid-dissolve of the Owl—a spy in Strike—and the owl with which he is juxtaposed. Other spy/animal juxtapositions in the film are the Monkey, the Bulldog, and the Fox.

    See book: p. 148, 190; figure 45

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