Ivan the Terrible (1944 film)
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Ivan the Terrible (Template:Lang-ru, Ivan Grozniy) is a two-part historical epic film about Ivan IV of Russia made by Russian director Sergei Eisenstein. Part 1 was released in 1944 but Part 2 was not released until 1958 due to political censorship. The films were originally planned as part of a trilogy, but Eisenstein died before filming of the third part could be finished.