The film workers lived modestly in the growing neighborhood, but during the s, profits and salaries rose to unprecedented levels. With the advent of the star systemluxurious homes noted for their often incongruous grandeur were built in the area. In the late s, many of the grand Hollywood houses remained, and Wilder, then a Los Angeles resident, found them to be a part of his everyday world. Many former stars from the silent era still lived in them, although most were no longer involved in the film business.
Plot summary[ edit ] Diagram of selected relationships in Doctor Zhivago The plot of Doctor Zhivago is long and intricate. It can be difficult to follow for two main reasons: To avoid this confusion, the summary below uses a character's full name when the character is first introduced.
Part 1[ edit ] Imperial Russia Having long ago been abandoned by his father, Yuri is taken in by his maternal uncle, Nikolai Nikolaevich Vedenyapin, a philosopher and former Orthodox priest who now works for the publisher of a progressive newspaper in a provincial capital on the Volga River.
Yuri's father, Andrei Zhivago, was once a wealthy member of Moscow's merchant gentry, but has squandered the family's fortune in Siberia through debauchery and carousing. The next summer, Yuri who is 11 years old and Nikolai Nikolaevich travel to Duplyanka, the estate of Lavrenty Mikhailovich Kologrivov, a wealthy silk merchant.
They are there not to visit Kologrivov, who is abroad with his wife, but to visit a mutual friend, Ivan Ivanovich Voskoboinikov, an intellectual who lives in the steward's cottage. Innokenty Nika Dudorov, a year-old boy who is the son of a convicted terrorist has been placed with Ivan Ivanovich by his mother and lives with him in the cottage.
As Nikolai Nikolavich and Ivan Ivanovich are strolling in the garden and discussing philosophy, they notice that a train passing in the distance has come to a stop in an unexpected place, indicating that something is wrong.
On the train, an year-old boy named Misha Grigorievich Gordon is traveling with his father. They have been on the train for three days. During that time, a kind man had given Misha small gifts and had talked for hours with his father, Grigory Osipovich Gordon.
However, encouraged by his attorney, who was traveling with him, the man had become drunk. Eventually, the man had rushed to the vestibule of the moving train car, pushed aside the boy's father, opened the door and thrown himself out, killing himself.
Misha's father had then pulled the emergency brake, bringing the train to a halt. The passengers disembark and view the corpse while the police are called.
The deceased's lawyer stands near the body and blames the suicide on alcoholism. Rodion Rodya and Larissa Lara. Guichard's late husband was a Belgian who had been working as an engineer for the railroad and had been friends with Victor Ippolitovich Komarovsky, a lawyer and "cold-blooded businessman.
The girls' school is the same school that Nadya Kologrivov attends.
On Komarovsky's advice, Amalia invests in a small dress shop. Amalia and her children live at the Montenegro for about a month before moving into the apartment over the dress shop. Despite an ongoing affair with Amalia, Komarovsky begins to court Lara behind her mother's back.
In early October, the workers of the Moscow-Brest railroad line go on strike. The foreman of the station is Pavel Ferapontovich Antipov.
His friend Kiprian Savelyevich Tiverzin is called into one of the railroad workshops and stops a workman from beating his apprentice whose name is Osip Yusupka Gimazetdinovich Galiullin. The police arrest Pavel Ferapontovich for his role in the strike.
Tiverzin's mother and Patulya attend a demonstration which is attacked by dragoons, but they survive and return home.Aug 20, · The decision to show the funeral as a series of events in a cold and practical way make the death and transition of the main characters life much more real than any other funeral scene .
Max Steiner was born on May 10, , in Austria-Hungary, as the only child in a wealthy business and theatrical family of Jewish heritage. He was named after his paternal grandfather, Maximilian Steiner (–), who was credited with first persuading Johann Strauss II to write for the theater, and was the influential manager of Vienna's historic Theater an der Wien.
Doctor Zhivago is an interesting novel. It is very character-centered but is absolutely *not* character-driven. It is an epochal novel focused on the particularly turbulent, violent and uncertain but There was no way I could ever escape reading Doctor Zhivago.4/5(K).
Doctor Yuri Zhivago is called one night to aid the despondent mother and there sees the daughter, Lara, and intuits her relationship with the older man, one of several inadvertent meetings between Yuri .
DOCTOR. ZHIVAGO Book by Michael Weller Music By Lucy Simon Lyrics by Michael Korie & Amy Powers Directed by Des McAnuff From the novel Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak5/5(2).
Wat anderen zeggen "In David Lean's historical romance, "Doctor Zhivago" based on the Boris Pasternak novel, Omar Sharif played the idealistic Yuri Andreyevich Zhivago, a doctor and poet whose writings are considered dangerous by the Bolsheviks.".