Tag Archives: 1950s

The Magic Weaver
7.2

The Magic Weaver

Jun. 06, 1959

The Magic Weaver

THE MAGIC WEAVER is a film about an old soldier helps a young boy find his mother, who’s been kidnapped to the magical underwater kingdom ...
The Anna Cross
7.2

The Anna Cross

Jan. 01, 1954

The Anna Cross

Based on the short story by A. P. Chekhov. Beggar 18-year-old beauty Anna marries a rich 52-year-old official to help her father and brothers. ...
Different Fortunes
7.2

Different Fortunes

Sep. 21, 1956

Different Fortunes

The film’s young heroes happened to be the participants of several love triangles at once. Infidelity and betrayal, love and faithfulness were ...
Ivan Brovkin on the State Farm
7.0

Ivan Brovkin on the State Farm

A dashing young man, Ivan Brovkin, (played by the charming Leonid Kharitonov) walks in a field, singing about “a girl in a white blouse”. Yet the ...
Aleksa Dundic
7.0

Aleksa Dundic

May. 18, 1958

Aleksa Dundic

Life and times of Aleksa Dundic, a volunteer in the Serb army during WW1, who later became a legend by fighting for the Red Army in the Russian ...
Carnival Night
7.5
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Carnival Night

Dec. 29, 1956

Carnival Night

It is the New Year’s Eve and the employees of an Economics Institute are ready with their annual New Year’s entertainment program. It ...
The Height
7.1

The Height

Apr. 27, 1957

The Height

For the construction of the plant comes a team of ironworkers, they will carry out the installation of the blast furnace according to the new ...
Miles of Fire
6.1

Miles of Fire

Nov. 01, 1957

Miles of Fire

Civil War. Southern steppes of Russia. Circumstances bring together various people: the Chekist, professor, actor, nurse and White Guard officer ...
A Friend in Court Is Better…
6.0

A Friend in Court Is Better…

Director of Museum of local lore Ivan Bazhanov, being an enthusiast of the business, went treasure hunting, taking with him a few accidentally ...
Heroes of Shipka
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Heroes of Shipka

Aug. 12, 1954

Heroes of Shipka

Heroes of Shipka was the first solo effort for Soviet director Sergei Vasilyev, who had previously collaborated with his late brother Georgi. As ...
The Twelve Months
7.5

The Twelve Months

Dec. 30, 1956

The Twelve Months

A poor girl was given an impossible task by her stepmother: to gather snowdrops in a winter forest. Suddenly she stumbled across twelve brothers ...
A Big Family
7.0

A Big Family

Nov. 05, 1954

A Big Family

Drama based on the novel by Vsevolod Kochetov “The Zhurbin Family”. The characters of the picture are a large family of hereditary shipbuilders. ...
Tiger Girl
7.2

Tiger Girl

Jun. 06, 1954

Tiger Girl

The story is about heiress of the circus family who organizes show “Let’s get married” right in the cage for the tigers.
The Rumyantsev Case
7.2
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The Rumyantsev Case

Jun. 06, 1955

The Rumyantsev Case

A motor depot boss with links to black market traders sends the unsuspecting Rumyansev on a flight with stolen goods. On the road, the chauffer ...
Old Man Khottabych
7.2
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Old Man Khottabych

Dec. 30, 1957

Old Man Khottabych

A boy named Volka discovers an ancient vessel on the bottom of a river. When he opens it, a genie emerges from there. He calls himself Hassan ...
Spring on Zarechnaya Street

Spring on Zarechnaya Street

An idealistic, sophisticated young woman meets a rough-around-the-edges, blue collar man and rejects him, only to find out later that they are ...
The Forty-First
7.7

The Forty-First

Oct. 15, 1956

The Forty-First

An unexpected romance occurs for a female Red Army sniper and a White Army officer.
The Snow Queen
7.7

The Snow Queen

Oct. 22, 1957

The Snow Queen

When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to ...
The Inspector-General
7.7

The Inspector-General

Dec. 01, 1952

The Inspector-General

Khlestakov is a young flamboyant crook, who is broke. He finds himself in a small Russian town, where local authorities are waiting for an ...
The House I Live In
7.7

The House I Live In

Jun. 06, 1957

The House I Live In

Set in the years prior to and during World War II, the story centers on the various residents of a co-op house.
Quiet Flows the Don
7.8

Quiet Flows the Don

Jan. 05, 1957

Quiet Flows the Don

Quiet Flows the Don (Тихий Дон / Tikhiy Don) is an epic 1958 Soviet film directed by Sergei Gerasimov. Split into three parts, the film is based ...
The Idiot
7.8

The Idiot

Jan. 02, 1958

The Idiot

Upon Prince Myshkin’s return to St. Petersburg from an asylum in Switzerland, he becomes beguiled by the lovely young Aglaya, daughter of a ...
The Cranes Are Flying
8.3

The Cranes Are Flying

Oct. 12, 1957

The Cranes Are Flying

The Cranes Are Flying (Летят журавли / Letyat zhuravli) is a 1957 Soviet film directed by Mikhail Kalatozov. It is set mostly in Moscow and the ...