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  Article | Kazan, Take 2
In the wake of his "betrayal," Kazan went on to tremendous acclaim with "On the Waterfront," released in 1954.
In the years that followed, Kazan directed other memorable pictures, among them "East of Eden," "A Face in the Crowd," "Splendor in the Grass," and the deeply personal love letter to his country, "America, America." But by the mid- '60s, demand diminished for his brand of serious, character-driven filmmaking.
Kazan doubtless could have composed in advance the slighting headlines that would follow his death.
www.manhattan-institute.org /html/_press_ent-kazan.htm   (1046 words)

  
  Kazan Diocese Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church. | Historical Background of the Kazan Diocese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He went to Kazan with Archimandrites Varsonofy and Herman and he was given instructions not to baptize by force, to be gentle with population of another faith, not to be cruel, and if it be necessary to set free from state law.
In 1988 by decision of the Holy Synod to the Kazan cathedra was appointed rector of the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, secretary of the Diocesan Administration Archimandrite Anastasy (Metkin).
In 2005 Archbishop of Kazan and Tatarstan Anastasy ordained 25 deacons and 22 priests.
kazan.eparhia.ru /www/english/index.htm   (3981 words)

  
  Kazan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kazan lies at the confluence of the Volga (İdel) and Kazanka (Qazansu) rivers in central European Russia.
In 1708, the Khanate of Kazan was abolished, and Kazan became the center of a guberniya.
Kazan is served by the Kazan airport approximately 15 kilometers from the city centre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kazan   (2975 words)

  
 Elia Kazan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kazan had briefly been a member of the Communist Party in his youth, when working as part of a radical theatre troupe in the 1930s.
A committed liberal, Kazan felt betrayed by the atrocities of Stalin and the ideological rigidity of the Stalinists.
Kazan disclaimed any autobiographical and stated that the novel was a work of fiction, nothing more or less.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elia_Kazan   (785 words)

  
 Hollywood honors Elia Kazan: Filmmaker and informer
Kazan, the director of 19 feature films between 1945 and 1976, was one of the most prominent figures to turn informer during the anticommunist witch-hunts of the early 1950s.
Kazan's decision to collaborate with the HUAC inquisitors epitomized the devil's bargain into which a significant section of the filmmaking community and the American liberal intelligentsia as a whole entered during this period.
Kazan, Schulberg and others aligned themselves with the Soviet bureaucracy and the American party during the era of the Popular Front, when the Stalinists were supporters of Roosevelt and held significant positions in the CIO unions.
wsws.org /articles/1999/feb1999/kaz1-f20.shtml   (9605 words)

  
 A trip to Kazan city
Kazan - behind this word there is rich centuries-old culture of one of the most beautiful cities of Russia, reflected in the historical monuments, culture and architecture.
Almost every house in Kazan could tell a story or even a whole epic peopled by historical characters and the many generations who have dwelt there.
During a day trip to Kazan you will see the city Kremlin, have a stroll on Baumana street, take pictures on the Kazanka and the Volga rivers, see world-known Palace of Kul Sharif, visit Paul and Peter's Cathedral, walk by endless number of monuments and other sights.
www.yoshkar-ola.com /travel/activities/kazan.shtml   (289 words)

  
 Elia Kazan Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Kazan's family came to the United States when he was four, and he grew up in the slums and suburbs of New York City.
Kazan, in a very painful position that would determine the future of his work, cooperated with the committee.
Kazan broke this string of disappointments with two Broadway successes, Robert Anderson's Tea and Sympathy and Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and the Oscar-winning film On the Waterfront, as well as East of Eden, which gave James Dean his first starring role.
www.bookrags.com /biography/elia-kazan   (1241 words)

  
 American Masters . Elia Kazan | PBS
Kazan's testimony was a bitter pill for many on the left.
Kazan occupies the other end of the spectrum: a man defined almost entirely by his decision to name names.
For many, Kazan's brilliant career-all that he contributed to the theater, to film, to letters-will be tainted by a single decision he was forced to make some fifty years ago.
www.pbs.org /wnet/americanmasters/database/kazan_e.html   (982 words)

  
 QAZAN METROPOLITENİ ****** КАЗАНСКИЙ МЕТРОПОЛИТЕН ****** KAZAN SUBWAY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kazan Main architectural and city-planning Department of the Mayory together with the newspaper "The Evening Kazan" have held among habitants a competition for best names of stations for the first line of the Kazan subway.
Alexandr Bondarenko, the Chairman of Executive committee of the Kazan city's Council at 1965-1985, was the key figure in the early history of the Kazan subway.
The Municipal enterprise "Kazan Metropoliten" (the operator of the subway), headed by former director of urban surface electric transport Asfan Galyavov, was established in 2004.
www.kazantransport.by.ru /metro/index~e.htm   (4342 words)

  
 Kazan - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kazan, Elia (1909-2003), American stage and motion-picture director and novelist.
Kazan directed some of the most famous plays and movies of his...
Kazan’, city in central European Russia, capital of the republic of Tatarstan, and a port at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka rivers.
encarta.msn.com /Kazan.html   (95 words)

  
 Elia Kazan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A face in the crowd is a crticially-acclaimed film from controversial director elia kazan....
Kazan had briefly been a member of the Communist Party[For more info, click on this link] in his youth, EHandler: no quick summary.
(Kazan felt betrayed by the atrocities of Stalin[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] and the ideological rigidity of the Stalinists.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/el/elia_kazan.htm   (1554 words)

  
 Elia Kazan
Kazan was especially acclaimed for his powerful and realistic direction of the plays of Tennessee Williams, such as A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), and Arthur Miller, such as Death of a Salesman (1948).
Kazan's next film, EAST OF EDEN (1955), was based on John Steinbeck's novel.
Kazan was Marilyn Monroe's lover before Arthur Miller married her, but she did not play in his films.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /kazan.htm   (2074 words)

  
 The Kazan Kremlin : The Republic of Tatarstan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kremlin retained its position of importance after the fall of Kazan to the Russians and was converted into the administrative and military centre of the annexed Middle Volga region (1552-1708).
In the city of Kazan there live the Russians and the Tatars who obey the governor-general; the Kremlin is guarded exclusively by Russians, and no Tatar is allowed access to it under the threat of capital punishment.
While the Kazan Kremlin is protected by law, it also remains open to visits by Russian and overseas tourists, and guests of the city of Kazan and the Republic of Tatarstan.
www.tatar.ru /english/00001231_d.html   (2622 words)

  
 Acclaimed, Controversial Kazan Dies - Sep 29, 2003 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kazan's career-achievement Oscar was as much for those two films as it was for a body of work that included the Broadway and film versions of A Streetcar Named Desire, East of Eden, Splendor in the Grass and A Face in the Crowd.
Kazan, who briefly ran in Communist circles in the 1930s, claimed he made a best of a bad situation, only giving the committee names they already had.
In 1949, Kazan and Miller reteamed for the seminal Death of a Salesman.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,12590,00.html   (1014 words)

  
 Tatarstan: Capital Kazan Celebrates Its 1,000th Anniversary, 'Equilibrium Of Cultures'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In June, Kazan's Qol Sharif Mosque, the largest in Europe, was rededicated, 500 years after it was destroyed by Tsar Ivan the Terrible.
Kazan is generally believed to have been founded in 1005.
Kazan has 33 mosques, 48 Orthodox churches, as well as a Lutheran church, a Catholic chapel, a synagogue, and other places of worship.
www.unpo.org /news_detail.php?arg=51&par=2899   (910 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Will Kazan's films outlive the controversy?
Elia Kazan, the director behind such Hollywood classics as On the Waterfront and East of Eden, become a figure of hate for Tinseltown's left because he named eight people in a 1952 Communist witch hunt.
Kazan was threatened with being fllisted himself if he did not provide names.
Mr Mueller said Kazan was the "primary exponent" of the method acting style that Marlon Brando made famous in On the Waterfront.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/3148538.stm   (570 words)

  
 Kazan - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Captain Kazan was the commander of the Rebel cruiser RS Revenge, where he entered log entries regarding important missions.
Nothing is known of Captain Kazan's life, except that he was a captain onboard a rebel ship, and was involved in the search for a talisman by the rebels.
Captain Kazan may be a relative of Bera Kazan, a notorious smuggler during the Clone Wars.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Kazan   (372 words)

  
 Kazan articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kazan, Elia KAZAN, ELIA [Kazan, Elia], 1909-2003, American stage and film director, producer, writer, actor, b.
Kazan is the capital; other important cities are Almetevsk, Leninogorsk, and Bugulma.
As professor at the Univ. of Kazan he founded the first school of Russian chemists and directed research designed to confirm the classical theory of chemical structure, which he helped to create.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/06873.html   (353 words)

  
 Lanie Kazan
Kazan must be tired of hearing how she waited for Barbra Streisand, star of "Funny Girl," to get sick, in hopes of going from understudy to potential star.
Lanie Kazan ultimately emerged out from under Barbra Streisand's 1964 shadow to carve out quite a substantial career for herself in show business.
In another interesting Streisand connection, Lanie Kazan was married to the late Peter Daniels.
www.barbratimeless.com /January_06_LanieKazan.htm   (535 words)

  
 History of Kazan
Kazan, which like Rome stands on seven hills, is the capital of the ancient people and country whose names, though familiar, are shrouded in misconceptions.
Under its spell Kazan was transformed from a small frontier Bolgar town into a powerful citadel of the khans and a world-famous trading capital on the Volga; its spell overthrew Kazan, turning it into a captive without rights; its spell made it rise again, but in the form a capital of a huge province...
Kazan became in 1922 the capital of an autonomous Soviet republic and traversed the whole thorny path of the Soviet era.
www.kcn.ru /tat_en/history/capital.html   (894 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Hollywood director Kazan dies
However some critics have said Kazan diminished his stature during the McCarthy era in the early 1950s, when he named Communist sympathisers who had worked with him.
When I was only 17 years old living in New Jersey, I remember knowing about Elia Kazan and I wrote him a letter and he graciously answered me. He was a "regular" man in many ways and, certainly, a genius.
With the final departure of Elia Kazan the movie industry has lost a flag who dedicated his life to give the spectators the best he could.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/3147668.stm   (896 words)

  
 Naming Names, Chap. 7
Kazan appeared before the House Un-American Activities Committee twice, the first time in January 1952, when he answered all questions except the one about what people he knew to be members of the Communist Party between the summer of 1934, when he joined it, and the spring of 1936, when he left.
Kazan mentioned a jury on which he had served that was about to acquit a guilty man because the only evidence against him was provided by a police informant, until Kazan and the critic Alfred Kazin, who was also on the jury, intervened and carried the day.
Yet each of Kazan's hints are themes that anticipate or echo more elaborate justifications advanced by other informers more willing or able to share their experience, to explain and try to understand out loud why they did what they did, to subject their "reasons why" to the tests of conversation, consideration, logic, analysis.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/50s/navasky-chap7.html   (7951 words)

  
 Imperialtravel.net - Plases: Kazan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
centuries Kazan became one of the principal cities of the mighty Golden Horde (Tatar) Empire.
The city was conquered and almost destroyed in 1552 by Ivan the Terrible, who forced the Muslim khan to become Christian and forced Tatars to the country's borders.
The city has preserved many of its ancient buildings, including the remarkable Kazan Kremlin, the Cathedral of the Annunciation, and the striking Syuyumbike Tower named after a long-suffering princess who was married to three successive khans.
www.imperialtravel.net /kazan.shtml   (104 words)

  
 Kennedy Center: Biographical information for Elia Kazan
Kazan was born in Istanbul (then Constantinople), Turkey, to Greek parents, with whom he moved to the United States when he was 4.
Kazan, also known as "Gadget," a nickname he had acquired, he says because "I am short, compact and eccentric--like a gadget," had made his film directing debut with A Tree Grows in Brooklyn for Twentieth Century-Fox in 1945.
Kazan also proved himself to be a novelist with America, America and The Arrangement, both of which he turned into motion pictures.
www.kennedy-center.org /calendar/index.cfm?fuseaction=showIndividual&entitY_id=3749&source_type=A   (862 words)

  
 Gerald Peary - essays - Elia Kazan
He has also admitted, in the 1974 book Kazan on Kazan, that it was his revenge after being purged by the Communists in the 1930s: ".
It was odious pages and pages of careerist butt kissing and flag waving, Kazan going through the plots of each of his movies, explaining laboriously why they were very anti-Communist and (coming from an immigrant lad from Greece) very, very pro-American.
Kazan has conceded that, at first, after being attacked everywhere for his testimony, he wondered whether what he'd done was "repulsive." But this attack of conscience quickly dissipated.
www.geraldpeary.com /essays/jkl/kazan.html   (775 words)

  
 Elia Kazan, Influential Director, Is Dead at 94
Kazan's achievements in theater and cinema helped define the American experience for more than a generation.
Kazan angered many of his friends and colleagues when he acknowledged before the House Un-American Activities Committee that he had been a member of the Communist Party from 1934 to 1936 and gave the committee the names of eight other party members.
Kazan, a short (5 feet 6), wiry, energetic and unconventional man with swarthy features, rumpled clothes and a dominating personality, created many versions of that true self over the years.
www.nytimes.com /2003/09/29/obituaries/29KAZA.html?ex=1380168000&en=d24243fbc216412e&ei=5007&partner=USERLAND   (713 words)

  
 Kazan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Kazan’s port and shipyards on the Volga make it an important water transport center.
Founded in 1401, Kazan became the capital of a powerful, independent Tatar khanate (1445), which emerged from the empire of the Golden Horde.
Tolstoy and Lenin studied at the Univ. of Kazan (founded 1804).
www.bartleby.com /65/ka/Kazan.html   (226 words)

  
 Travel services in Kazan
Kazan is one the most beautiful cities of Russia, the capital of Tatar republic.
Over 800 km east of Moscow on the banks of the Volga River, Kazan is home to 1 million people, a population split almost equally between Russians and Muslim Tatars.
The charm of this city is reflected in the historical monuments, culture and architecture.
www.yoshkar-ola.com /travel/cities/kazan.shtml   (286 words)

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