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Vasilisa the Beautiful (1940)

Vasilisa prekrasnaya (original title)
The younger brother from the common people intends to fight for a salvation of the exiled princess, suffering from a dark magic curse.

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Aleksandr Rou
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Georgiy Millyar ... Baba Yaga / Father (as G. Millyar)
Sergey Stolyarov ... Ivan (as S. Stolyarov)
Lev Potyomkin ... Agafon (as L. Potyomkin)
Nikita Kondratyev Nikita Kondratyev ... Anton (as N. Kondratyev)
Valentina Sorogozhskaya Valentina Sorogozhskaya ... Vasilisa (as V. Sarogozhskaya)
Irina Zarubina ... Malanya (as I. Zarubina)
Lidiya Sukharevskaya ... Belendryasa (as L. Sukharevskaya)
Tatyana Barysheva ... Malanya's mother
Mariya Barabanova ... Bell-ringer
M. Skavronskaya M. Skavronskaya
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Vasilisa Prekrasnaya, (Vasilisa the Beautiful) is about a father whose three sons go out to finds themselves brides. Two of the boys come home with perfectly normal girls, but the youngest brother, Ivanushka, brings home a frog from the marshes. His father finds this most curious, but what he does not know was that the frog was actually a beautiful girl named Vasilisa, who was cursed...

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The three-headed dragon is Zmey Goronych of Russian folklore. See more »

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Exact spectacle

Shows off a three headed dragon even predating The Sword and the Dragon that flies around even and just also, fun, great Bears and other creatures of the forest.


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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

13 May 1940 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Die schöne Wassilissa See more »

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Production Co:

Soyuzdetfilm See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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