Episode covers Joseph Stalin's early life and his early political activities which resulted in his rose to power with the help of Lenin. October Revolution and Lenin's construction of new state; USSR...
1942.After blocking the Germans right outside of Moscow, Stalin now faces Hitler's second assault. The world's fate will be decided in Stalingrad. Like in Leningrad, men, women and children, plunged ...
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First, hats off to the team that tracked down the archive footage, restored and colorized it. Some of the best visuals associated with WWI and WW2 I've ever seen. Brilliant work!
But next, a HUGE thumbs down to the writers of this mess! Tell the story, would you? Incessantly jumping 20, 30 even 40 years back and forth during storytelling is unnecessary, distracting and utterly confusing. I don't know who signed off on this poor excuse for a script.
So guys, try watching an episode of A&E Biography. They'll show you how to tell a compelling story...LINEARLY...
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