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Sadko (1953)

Arriving home to find his native land under the yoke of corrupt merchants, an adventurer named Sadko sets sail in search of a mythical bird of happiness.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sergei Stolyarov ...
Sadko
Alla Larionova ...
Lyubava
Ninel Myshkova ...
Princess of Lake Ilmen (as Y. Myshkova)
B. Surovtsev ...
Ivashka the boy
Mikhail Troyanovsky ...
Trifon
Nadir Malishevsky ...
Vyashta the Giant (as N. Malishevsky)
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Omelyan Danilovich
Ivan Pereverzev ...
Timofey Larionovich
Yuri Leonidov ...
Kuzma Larionovich
Lev Fenin ...
Varangian Leader (as L. Fenin)
Mikhail Astangov ...
Maharaja (as M. Astangov)
Lidiya Vertinskaya ...
The Phoenix (as L. Vertinskaya)
Stepan Kayukov ...
Neptune
Olga Vikland ...
Neptuna (as O. Vikland)
Sergey Martinson ...
The Monk (as Sergei Martinson)
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An oddly Russian Sinbad seeks to bring happiness to his people - first by trying to give money and goods to the poor, then by seeking out the Blue Bird of Happiness. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Spoofed as "The Magic Voyage of Sinbad" in Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) episode #505, first aired August 14, 1993. See more »

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(U.S. version) A Moss-Film Production (It was produced by Russia's Mosfilm studios) See more »

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Version of Sadko (1994) See more »

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I gave 10 points to the original Russian version...
29 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

I gave 10 points to the original Russian version which I saw with Spanish subtitles. Along with Ptushko's "The Stone Flower", it has been treasured in my mind for three long decades. Was the Coppola's translation that bad? I can't hardly imagine that.


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