Call number: DVD-2425



Velikii nemoi. Noch´ pered Rozhdestvom. Raritetnaia kollektsiia dorevoliutsionnyh komedii, consisting of these 11 films:

HANSEN, Kai
Roman s kontrabasom [Romance with Double Bass]

Pathé Frères, Moscow, 1911; released 24 September 1911
Script: Czesław Sabiński, from the story by Anton Chekhov
Photography: Georges Meyer
Production design: Czesław Sabiński

Princess Bibulova    	V. Gorskaia
7 minutes
No titles, with a new soundtrack by Pakava It´

AND

STAREWICZ, Władysław
Mest´ kinematograficheskogo operatora [The Camera Operator's Revenge]

Aktsionernoe obshchestvo A. Khanzhonkov, 1912; released 27 October 1912
Animated puppet comedy
Script, camera, production design: Władysław Starewicz

9 minutes
Russian titles without subtitles, with a new soundtrack by Markscheider Kunst

AND

STAREWICZ, Władysław
Noch´ pered rozhdestvom [Christmas Eve]
(aka Cherevichki [Slippers])

Aktsionernoe obshchestvo A. Khanzhonkov i Ko., 1913; released 26 December 1913
Script: Władysław Starewicz, from the short story by Nikolai Gogol´
Photography and production design: Władysław Starewicz

Solokha			Lidiia Tridenskaia
The devil		Ivan Mozzhukhin
Vakula			P. Lopukhin
Oksana			Ol´ga Obolenskaia
Golova			Aleksandr Kheruvimov
Chub			Pavel Knorr
Oksana's mother		Praskov´ia Maksimova
37 minutes
Russian titles without subtitles, with a new soundtrack by Messer Chups

AND

CHARDYNIN, Petr
Diadiushkina kvartira [Uncle's Flat]

Aktsionernoe obshchestvo A. Khanzhonkov i Ko., 1913; released 3 September 1913
Screenplay: Petr Chardynin
Photography: Fedor Bremer
Production design: Boris Mikhin

Koko				Ivan Mozzhukhin
Sukharev, his uncle   		V. Niglov
Fioletov, a poet    		Andrei Gromov
Zefirova, an old maid   	Lidia Tridenskaia
Lilet				Dolinina
Stepniakov, a landowner  	Aleksandr Kheruvimov
26 minutes
Russian titles without subtitles, with a new soundtrack by Markscheider Kunst

AND

PUCHALSKI [PUKHAL´SKII], Eduard
Antoshu korset pogubil [Antosha Ruined by a Corset]
Kinostudiia Liutsifer, Moscow, 1916; released 26 January 1916
Script Eduard Puchal´skii

Antosha		Antoni Fertner
16 minutes
Russian titles without subtitles, with a new soundtrack by Pakava It´

AND

REINOLS, Robert
Lysyi priglashen na uzhin [Baldy is Invited to Dinner]

Pathé Frères, Aktsionernoe obshchestvo A. Drankov i Ko., 1916

Lysyi		Robert Reinols
1½ minutes, incomplete
Russian titles without subtitles, with a new soundtrack by Zapreshchennye barabanshchiki

AND

REINOLS, Robert
Lysyi kinooperator [Baldy the Camera Operator]

Aktsionernoe obshchestvo A. Drankov i Ko., 1916

Lysyi		Robert Reinols
3 minutes
No titles, with a new soundtrack by Zapreshchennye barabanshchiki

AND

REINOLS, Robert
Lysyi vliublen v tantsovshchitsu [Baldy in Love with a Dancer]

Aktsionernoe obshchestvo A. Drankov i Ko., 1916

Lysyi		Robert Reinols
3 minutes
No titles, with a new soundtrack by Zapreshchennye barabanshchiki

AND

NOVIKOV, Mikhail
Razborchivaia nevesta [The Discerning Bride]

Tovarishchestvo Variag, Moscow, 1912, released 11 September 1912
Screenplay: Mikhail Novikov, based on Krylov's tale
Camera: Antonio Serrano

The discerning bride 	Iu. Novikova
Suitors			Vladimir Karin, Mikhail Novikov, V. Savel´ev
With: 			Lidia Tridenskaia
8½ minutes
Russian titles without subtitles, silent, no added music track

AND

CHARDYNIN, Petr
Domik v Kolomne [The Little House in Kolomna]

Aktsionernoe obshchestvo A. Khanzhonkov i Ko., 1913; released 19 October 1913
Screen version of the story by Aleksandr Pushkin
Photography: Władysław Starewicz
Production design: Władysław Starewicz, Boris Mikhin

The widow			Praskov´ia Maksimova
Parasha, her daughter		Sof´ia Goslavskaia
Guards officer AND Mavrusha  	Ivan Mozzhukhin
22 minutes
Russian titles without subtitles, silent, no added music track

AND

Diadia Pud v Luna-Parke [Uncle Pud in Luna-Park]
A. Drankov and A. Khokhlovkin Company
1915, released 3 January 1916
Director unknown

Uncle Pud 	Viktor Avdeev
3 minutes, incomplete
No titles, silent, no added music track

DVD
Region code 5
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages No subtitles
Features In the 'Dopolnitel´no' section are the films Razborchivaia nevesta, Domik v Kolomne and Diadia Pud v Luna-Parke (details above)
Text information about the authors of the new soundtracks, in Russian without subtitles
Gallery of photos of the musicians
Source Karmen video, Drugoe kino

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