James Lloydovich Patterson

James Lloydovich Patterson, born to an African American father and a Russian mother, became a Soviet actor and author. He first came to global attention as a child, when he appeared in Grigori Aleksandrov’s anti-racist Soviet musical comedy Circus (1936).


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The Only One Left: A Conversation with James Lloydovich Patterson About Grigori Aleksandrov’s “Circus”


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