Alexandre Volkoff, “The Green Spider”: Film History Series

Vintage Movie Poster: “The Green Spider”, Directed by Alexandre Volkoff, 1916

“The Green Spider”, a short film released in 1916, was directed by Russian actor and screenwriter Alexandre Volkoff. Volkoff established his career in Russia, and was one of a significant number who fled Russia following the Bolshevik Revolution. The bulk of his work was done in France; he also made films in Germany and later Italy. “The Green Spider” is one of two short films he made in his early career which lasted until 1941.

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