Call number: DVD-2527



KULESHOV, Lev
Velikii uteshitel´ [The Great Consoler]

Mezhrabpomfil´m, 1933; released 17 November 1933
Screenplay: Lev Kuleshov, Aleksandr Kurs, based on the biography of O Henry, Through the Shadows with O Henry, by Al Jennings, and O Henry's stories 'Retrieved Reform' and 'An Unfinished Story'
Photography: Konstantin Kuznetsov
Music: Zinovii Fel´dman
Assistant director: Aleksandra Khokhlova
Costumes and sets designed from sketches by Lev Kuleshov
Bill Porter [O Henry]			Konstantin Khokhlov
Jimmy Valentine    			Ivan Novosel´tsev
Al, a prisoner				Andrei Gorchilin
Black prisoner       			Wayland Rudd
Prison governor    			Vasilii Kovrigin
Cronie, the first warder		Daniil Vvedenskii
Second warder    			S. Sletov
Valentine's mother   			O Raevskaia
Dulcie					Aleksandra Khokhlova
Ben Price, the investigator  	 	Andrei Fait
Anabel					Galina Kravchenko
Adams, a banker / Reporter  		Petr Galadzhev
Sadie and Anabel's sister		V. Lopatina
Bartender / Procurator / Inspector	Mikhail Doronin
91 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

AND

GENDEL´SHTEIN, Al´bert
Liubov´ i nenavist´ [Love and Hate]

Mezhrabpomfil´m, 1935; released 3 March 1935
Co-director: Vasilii Pronin
Screenplay: Sergei Ermolinskii
Photography: Vasilii Pronin
Production design: Sergei Kozlovskii
Music: Dmitrii Shostakovich

Vasilisa				Emma Tsesarskaia
Her husband				Aleksandr Chistiakov
Vera					Vera Marestskaia
Mishka, her husband			Nikolai Kriuchkov
Soldier					Viktor Stanitsyn
Mine technician				Mikhail Kedrov
His wife				Varvara Popova
Ballerina				Rina Zelenaia
Buba Kastorskii				Vladimir Khenkin
Captain					Sergei Komarov
Warrant Officer				Mikhail Zharov
Commander of the Red detachment   	Andreu Abrikosov
Mariia					E. Maksimova
Liza					E. Chesnokova
Lena					E. Malukova
Episodic role				I. Savchenko
78 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

AND, as bonus:

GRICHER-CHERIKOVER, Grigorii
Kvartaly predmest´ia [Suburban Quarters]

Ukrainfil m, Kiev, 1930; released 20 June 1930, Kiev and 10 November 1930, Moscow
Screenplay: N. Bazhan
Photogrpahy: Nikolai Kozlovskii
Production design: S. Zaritskii

Dora			Nata Vachnadze
Vasilii			Rostislav Orlov
Mishla			I. Iudin
Photographer		V. Lisovskii
Vasilii's mother	A. Norvillo
Dora's mother		Bilinskaia
Neighbour		Babina
Bobrik			B. Zagorskii
51 minutes
Ukrainian titles, no subtitles, silent, no added music track

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages No subtitles
Features Bonus is G. Gricher-Cherikover's Kvartaly predmest´ia [Suburban Quarters]. For details, see above
'Informatsiia' is about the director Lev Kuleshov, text, Russian only
Source Vostok Video, Entsiklopediia Mastera Kino

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