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Lazar Iosifovich Lagin Net Worth

Lazar Iosifovich Lagin Net Worth is
$1.6 Million

Lazar Iosifovich Lagin Biography

Lazar Yosifovych Lagin (Russian: ??????? ?????????? ?????) was the pen name of Lazar Ginzburg (4 December 1903, Vitebsk – 4 June 1979, Moscow) was the pen name of Lazar Ginzburg (4 December 1903, Vitebsk – 4 June 1979, Moscow). He was a Soviet author of children's and science fiction books.Lagin is best known for his ever popular book Starik Hottabych (?????? ????????, Old Man Hottabych, 1937), a fairy tale telling the story of a genie who is freed from captivity by a Soviet schoolboy. The genie, as is to be expected, has some trouble in adapting to modern life values and technological development. The book was recommended to school libraries by Ministry of general and professional education of Russian Federation; it was made into the film Old Khottabych in 1956.Lagin's science fiction novels are set in imaginary Western "Capitalist" countries and satirize misuse of scientific inventions in bourgeois society. His novella Major Well Andyou (????? ???? ?????) is a satiric sequel to H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds.Lagin was also a screenplay writer, producing, for instance, the screenplay for the 1967 animation film Passion of Spies.

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Quick Facts

Date Of BirthDecember 4, 1903
Died1979-06-04
Place Of BirthVitebsk, Russian Empire [now Belarus]
ProfessionWriter
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=4483291
Star SignSagittarius


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vnimanie! Volki!1970Short novel
Shpionskie strasti1967Short screenplay - as E. Lagin
Proishozhdenie vida1966Short
Pro Zluyu Machehu1966Short
Zhil-byl Kozyavin1966Short
The Flying Carpet1957novel / screenplay

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