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A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)

Chelovek s bulvara Kaputsinov (original title)
Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

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Andrey Mironov ...
Johnny First
Aleksandra Yakovleva-Aasmyae ...
Ms. Diana Little (as Aleksandra Asmaye)
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Cherny (Black) Jack
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Harry
Nikolay Karachentsov ...
Billy King
Igor Kvasha ...
Pastor
Lev Durov ...
Coffin maker
Galina Polskikh ...
Mrs. Thompson
Natalya Krachkovskaya ...
Konchita
Natalya Fateeva ...
Chief's wife
Spartak Mishulin ...
Chief of comanches
Albert Filozov ...
Mr. Second
Oleg Anofriev ...
Pianist
Mikhail Svetin ...
Pharmacist
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One-eyed-cowboy
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Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

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23 June 1987 (Soviet Union)  »

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A Man from Boulevard des Capucines  »

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Cowboy: I am not going to talk to this ape with a painted face!
Chief of Comanches: I forgive the pale face. He has not heard of Sir Charles Darwin and does not know that ape is our common ancestor.
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One of the best soviet comedies
2 September 2008 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

This is one of those good old soviet comedies. The humor in these films is pretty innocent but still very funny. This film contains many Russian stars of that time. The plot is quite original. It's about a town in Wild West who's people are only drinking and fighting every single day and about an intelligent man who arrive to the town to introduce towns people with Cinematography. Soon people of town get fascinated by cinema, they stop drinking and fighting and become more polite to each other. The movie is really funny and interesting. Though this is not a action film, i've noticed some well choreographed fighting scenes. This film is really worth your time.


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