Vasili GONCHAROV
Василий ГОНЧАРОВ
Vassili GONTCHAROV
Russia, 1909, short film 
Black and white, silent
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Directed by : Vasili GONCHAROV (Василий ГОНЧАРОВ)
Writing credits : Vasili GONCHAROV (Василий ГОНЧАРОВ)
Cinematography : George MEYER (Жорж МЕЙЕР)
Companies : Pathé
Release Date in Russia : 14/09/1909
 

Plot synopsis
Silent feature short film based on the story of the same name by N.V. Gogol. One of the first science fiction feature films in Russia. The first Russian horror film.
Not preserved.
According to Veniamin Vishnevsky, a researcher of pre-revolutionary cinema, the film was preceded by the caption "an old Little Russian legend according to N.V. Gogol."