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Cinerama's Russian Adventure (1966)

Following an introduction by Bing Crosby, the Cinerama screen widens for scenes of landscapes, cities, peoples, and entertainments of the Soviet Union. Highlights include the historic ... See full summary »

Writer:

Homer McCoy (prologue)

Star:

Bing Crosby
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Bing Crosby ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
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Following an introduction by Bing Crosby, the Cinerama screen widens for scenes of landscapes, cities, peoples, and entertainments of the Soviet Union. Highlights include the historic buildings and churches of Moscow, as the Kremlin; its subway and streets, a spring carnival, the seaside resorts on the Black Sea, a trip down the Voga River, skiers, a troika racing along a snow-covered road, a helicopter view of the North Pole, an Antarctic whale hunt, the capture of a wild boar in the Moyun-Kum of Central Asia, a race by reindeer-drawn sleds, divers in the Sea of Okhotsk, battling an octopus, the capture of antelopes, rafting logs down the Tisza River, and the development of new towns in Siberia. Other scenes include a visit to the Moscow Circus, where the renowned clown Oleg Popov performs, the dancing of the Moiseyev and Piatnitsky companies, and excerpts from the repertoire of the Bolshoi Theater Ballet. Written by Anonymous

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Plunge Into This Most Incredible of All Adventures See more »

Genres:

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Country:

Soviet Union | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventura na Rússia See more »

Filming Locations:

Former USSR

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Cinerama 7-Track (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.59 : 1
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Trivia

Soviet footage used in this U.S. compilation were taken from the Kinopanorama releases "Shiroka strana moya..." (1957), "Udivitelnaya okhota" (1961) and "SSSR s otkrytym serdtsem" (1961), all produced by the Moscow Popular Science Studio; The Enchanted Mirror (1958), "Chas neozhidannykh putesbesviy. V polyote na vertolyote" (1960) and the dyptich "Chetvyortaya programma panorammykh filmov", integrated by "Tsikovoye predstavleniye" and "Na Krasnoy ploshchadi" (1961), all produced by the Central Documentary Film Studio, as well as "V Antarktiku za kitami". See more »

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Referenced in Cinerama Adventure (2002) See more »

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