Call number: DVD-2533



PROTAZANOV, Iakov
Chelovek iz restorana [The Man from the Restaurant]

Mezhrabpom-Rus´, 1927; released 12 August 1927
Screenplay: Oleg Leonidov, Iakov Protazanov, from the story of the same name by Ivan Shmelev
Photography: Anatolii Golovnia, Konstantin Vents
Production design: Sergei Kozlovskii
Skorokhodov, a waiter			Mikhail Chekhov
His wife				K. Alekseeva
Shtoss, the Maître d'hôtel		Mikhail Klimov
Natasha, Skorokhodov's daughter		Vera Malinovskia
Sokolov, her young man			Ivan Koval´-Samborskii
Karasev, a factory owner		Mikhail Narokov
Minister				St. Kuznetsov
General					A. Petrovskii
Waiter					Mikhail Zharov
68 minutes
Russian titles, no subtitles, added music track

AND

OTSEP, Fedor
Zemlia v plenu [Captive Land]

Mezhrabpom-Fil´m, 1927; released 7 February 1928; re-edited 1933
Screenplay: Fedor Otsep
Photography: Louis Forestier
Production design: Sergei Kozlovskii

Mariia					Anna Sten
Iakov, a demobbed soldier 		Ivan Koval´-Samborskii
Bel´skii, a landowner 			Mikhail Narokov
His daughter				Anel´ Sudakevich
The landowner's son-in-law 		Vladimir Fogel´
Mariia's fellow villager		Nikolai Batalov
Door-keeper				Petr Baksheev
Katerina				Sof´ia Iakovleva
Prostitute				Vera Maretskaia
With: 					Porfirii Podobed, Ivan Chuvelev, 
					Sof´ia Levitina, Konstantin Gradopolov
70 minutes
Russian titles, no subtitles, added music track

AND, as bonus:

DOVZHENKO, Aleksandr
Iagodka liubvi [Love's Berry]

also known as 'Parikmakher Zhan Kolbasiuk' and 'Zhenit´ba Kapki'
VUFKU, Ialta, 1926
Screenplay: Aleksandr Dovzhenko
Photography: Daniil Demutskii and Iosif Rona
Production design: I. Suvorov

Zhan Kolbasiuk, a hairdresser				Mar´ian Krushel´nitskii
Girl							Margarita Chardynina-Barskaia
Toy shop buyer						Dmitrii Kapka
Fat man who buys a 'berry' instead of a doll		Ivan Zamychkovskii
Old man on whom the fat man offloads the 'berry'	Vladimir Lisovskii
Fat client						Afanasii Belov
Fop on whom the fat man offloads the 'berry'		Leonid Chembarskii
Photographer						Igor´ Zemgano
Girl on the boulevard					K. Zapadnaia
Seltzer water seller					Nikolai Nademskii
23½ minutes
French titles only, added music track

AND

PUDOVKIN, Vsevolod AND SHPIKOVSKII, Nikolai
Shakhmatnaia goriachka [Chess Fever]

Mezhrabpom- Rus´, 1925; released 21 December 1925
Screenplay: Nikolai Shpikovskii
Photography: Anatolii Golovnia
Editor: Vsevolod Pudovkin

The Chess Fanatic		Vladimir Fogel´ 
Vera				Anna Zemtsova
Man trying to board tram 	Anatolii Ktorov
Policeman			Ivan Koval´-Samborskii
Housepainter			Mikhail Zharov
Pharmacist			Iakov Protazanov
Pharmacist's assistant		Iulii Raizman
With: 				Fedor Otsep, Boris Barnet, Konstantin Eggert 
				and the chess masters José Raúl Capablanca, 
				Torre, Marshall, Il´in-Zhenevskii, Reti, Yates, P. Baksheev, 
				Grunfel´d and Spielmann
19 minutes
Russian titles, no subtitles, added music track

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages No subtitles
Features Bonus is Aleksandr Dovzhenko's Iagodka liubvi [Love's Berry] and Vsevolod Pudovkin and Nikolai Shpikovskii's Shakhmatnaia goriachka [Chess Fever]. For details, see above.
Text material about all four films, in Russian only
Source Vostok Video, Entsiklopediia Mastera Kino


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