Jakob Sildnik

Jakob Sildnik
Born (1883-02-04)4 February 1883
Died 25 March 1973(1973-03-25) (aged 90)

Jakob Sildnik (4 February 1883 – 25 March 1973) was an Estonian photographer and filmmaker, based in Tartu.[1] Together with Fjodor Ljubovski, he directed one of the first Estonian films, the short drama Must teemant (literally The Black Diamond), released in 1923.[1]

Sildnik was murdered in 1973, at the age of 90.


  1. ^ a b Maria Mang, "Esimesed eesti kaadrid 1896–1939". (in Estonian)

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