D. Barton Johnson writes:

In Chapter XII, section 4 of Speak, Memory, VN writes  of his chance encounter with the Russian film star, Ivan Mozzukhin,   on a run-away horse while
making a film being  in the Crimea where  VN spent the year before the family’s departure into exile.  This leads VN to memories of seeing the swashbuckling
actor while furtively nuzzling with  his lost first love Tatyana as they viewed   Mozzukhin’s  films in St. Petersburg.
Tonight (October 19th) I see that Turner Classic Movie channel is running a  1924  Mozzuukhin film called “Kean” at 9PM.   It will doubtless play at later dates as well.

Susan Elizabeth Sweeney
Co-Editor, NABOKV-L
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