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Shtyurk, Baron. Baron Shtyurk was created by the Russian author Lev Nikulin (Naum Rogozhin) and appeared in the film Temnaya Moskva (1916).

Baron Shtyurk is a Yellow Peril. He is the “king of the cheats,” the head of the Moscow underworld. He is more Asian than European and is known as the “yellow devil.” He is opposed by and eventually defeated by the noble Count Tol’skii.

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