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Rolands Kalnins

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Viktors Lorencs

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eduards Pavuls ... Ceplis
Gunars Cilinskis ... Nagainis
Helga Dancberga Helga Dancberga ... Berta
Regina Razuma ... Austra Zile
Aivars Silins Aivars Silins ... Edmunds Sausais
Velta Straume ... Valentina
Roland Zagorskis Roland Zagorskis ... Caune
Imants Adermanis Imants Adermanis ... Zutis (as I. Adermanis)
Modris Cers Modris Cers ... Ozols (as M. Cers)
Arturs Dimiters ... Sesks (as A. Dimiters)
Uldis Dumpis ... Briedis (as U. Dumpis)
Lidija Freimane ... Sausene (as L. Freimane)
Harijs Gerhards Harijs Gerhards ... Duna (as H. Gerhards)
Rostislav Goryayev Rostislav Goryayev ... Deputy Cirulis (as R. Gorjajevs)
Olgert Kroders ... Deputy Klavins (as O. Kroders)
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Storyline

Action takes place in Latvia in 1920-thies. Entrepreneurial Edgar Ceplis establish joint-stock company, to produce and export clay bricks. He attracts to project many investors in the hope of the promised huge profits. Soon Ceplis gets enamored to his office typist, but the business stays neglected, and it turns out that the selected clay is not valid for export bricks. While no one has learned, Ceplis quickly changes his plans and puts young officer in charge of company. Written by Rudmatis

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Latvian

Release Date:

17 November 1974 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Aferzysta See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rigas Kinostudija See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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