Russian Film Makers in Paris

In paris, during the 1920's there was one or possibly more, film

companies, formed by Russian emigres to make films involving the large

numbers of emigre actors, dirctors and technicians. One was 'Sequana'

films in Billancourt and there was another, I think, called 'Arbetus'

(?) films.Can you tell me any more about these companies, who they

were, how fudned, what films they made and how they operated (in a

studio, on location etc.)Were they innovative in technique, like the

Soviet films of the same period? Were they more influenced by German,

French or American films? All information gratefuly recived. This is

for the final section of a novel and as much detail as possible is


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