Widely claimed to be Joseph Stalin's favorite movie, this classic musical comedy is a must-see. The action takes place on a steamboat on the iconic Volga River, as two groups of performers travel to Moscow to perform in the Moscow Musical Olympiad.
Artkino's New Soviet Musical Comedy
Did You Know?
A shortened version of this film went on release in Britain during the 1940s with songs and dialogue dubbed into English - featuring, among others, the vocal talents of a young Trevor Howard
in the role of 'Uncle Kuzya' the water-carrier. See more
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