'Battleship Potyomkin' Back

Sergei Eizenshtein’s “Battleship Potyomkin,” a 1925 silent black-and-white movie hailed as a masterpiece of world cinema, will return to theaters next year, the film industry news web site

TheFilmStage.com reported Thursday.

The film is currently being restored and will have missing shots and an original orchestral score by Edmund Meisel from 1926 added. The movie, which tells a story of a mutiny on a tsar-era warship, will have a limited theatrical run in the United States, the report said.

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