Lev Atamanov

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Lev Atamanov
Лев Атаманов
Born Levon Konstantinovich Atamanyan
(1905-02-21)February 21, 1905
Moscow, Russian Empire
Died February 12, 1981(1981-02-12) (aged 75)
Moscow, Soviet Union
Occupation Film Director
Years active 1933 - 1980

Lev Atamanov (Russian: Лев Атаманов), born Levon Konstantinovich Atamanyan (Russian: Левон Константинович Атаманян, Armenian: Լևոն Կոնստանտինի Ատամանյան) (February 21, 1905 – February 12, 1981) was a classic Soviet animated films director of Armenian descent.

Atamanov was one of the foremost Soviet animation film directors and one of the founders of Soviet animation art. He is the director of the famous classics of Soviet animation, such as the prize-winning fairy tales The Yellow Stork (Zhyoltyy aist) (1950), Scarlet Flower (Alenkiy tsvetochek) (1952), The Golden Antelope (1954), the full-length animation The Snow Queen (Snezhnaya koroleva) (1957), and the modern satirical tale The Key (Klyuch) (1961). In his works Lev Atamanov subtly conveyed the national colouring of fairy tales and combined romantic elation in images of positive characters with warm and kind humor.

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