In 1919 workers arrive by train in the middle of the Taiga in order to construct a town. They fell trees and unload bricks from the train for that purpose. The newly arrived hero Vasilij is... See full summary »
An example of a popular genre in 1930s Soviet film, the musical comedy exalting the economic and social success of Communism, inspired by but in competition with the Hollywood musicals of the same era.
A propaganda comedy that tells the story of the Bolshevik revolution through the eyes of an ignorant and easy-going peasant who, as a soldier, gets caught up in the proceedings. He does ... See full summary »