Soviet film in two episodes about the government's suppression of the 1919 anti-communist uprising in St. Petersburg, Russia. Stalin (played by Gelovani) and Lenin (played by Molchanov) are...
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Surrounded by a few party officials, Alexei Ivanov, a stakhanovist smelter, is decorated by Stalin. The "Little Father of the Peoples" takes this opportunity to invoke threats of war.... ... See full summary »
Based on Russian poet Alexander Pushkin's fairy tale poem of the same name. In the midst of the wedding party of Prince Ruslan and Ludmila, Ludmila is kidnapped by an evil sorcerer. Her ... See full summary »
Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and the other barely into his boots and uniform, are taken prisoner by an anxious Islamic father from a remote village hoping to trade them for his captured son.
Alexey Meresyev was a fighter pilot during the war. One day he was shot down by Nazis, and because of his wounds both of his legs had to be cut off up to his knees. Because of his spirit ... See full summary »
Soviet film in two episodes about the government's suppression of the 1919 anti-communist uprising in St. Petersburg, Russia. Stalin (played by Gelovani) and Lenin (played by Molchanov) are shown as heroes who destroyed the efforts of anti-communists led by White Russians with support from British capitalists headed by Sir Winston Churchill and Lloyd George. The film was leader of the Soviet box office in 1952, albeit after the death of Stalin in 1953, its popularity eventually faded. Written by