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A Man from Boulevard des Capucines (1987)
"Chelovek s bulvara Kaputsinov" (original title)

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Mr Jonny First arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrey Mironov ...
Johnny First
Aleksandra Yakovleva-Aasmyae ...
Ms. Diana Little (as Aleksandra Asmaye)
Mikhail Boyarskiy ...
Cherny (Black) Jack
Oleg Tabakov ...
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
Leonid Yarmolnik ...
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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Jonny First: [to the drunk cowboy] Excuse me, sir, would you be so kind to tell me... No, you wouldn't.
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Perfect comedy
21 May 2001 | by (Daugavpils, Latvia) – See all my reviews

That's a beautiful comedy with a number of Russian film stars. The plot is rather unusual for a comedy western. One of the first cinematographers(his name is Mr.First performed by Andrey Mironov) arrives in a sleepy Wild West town and brings a primitive film projector with a number of bobbins of first Chaplin-like films. Every night he shows films in the local saloon and his arrival has a dramatical effect on the local cowboys(probably "cowboys" will seem rather strange for real Americans, but don't forget the film is made in Russia and they also have some stereotypes about the Wild West). After his arrival they stop fighting with each other,stop speaking bad words, start behaving very politely("like real gentlemen"), and in the evenings come to the saloon to have a drink of ... milk, instead of whiskey!!! After solving many problems and passing through a wall of misunderstanding Mr.First makes a lot of friends and eventually the local beauty Diana falls in love with him. The film has a lot of funny episodes and twists e.g. the local Comanches start the war with the cowboys only to have a possibility to go to the movie saloon as well.It's really worth watching the film wherever you live.


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