Call number: DVD-4388


VIL´NER, Vladimir
Benia Krik (Kar´era Beni Krika) [Benia Krik (Benia Krik's Career)]

VUFKU, Odessa, 1926; released 18 January 1927 (Kiev)
Screenplay: Isaak Babel´, based on his Odesskie rasskazy
Photography: Aleksei Kaliuzhnyi
Production design: Georgii Baizengerts

Mendel´ Krik, the carter   		Matvei Liarov
Benia Krik, his son, a gang member	Iurii Shumskii
Dvoira, Benia's sister			A. Goricheva
Her fiancé, Lazar´ Shpil´gagen		A. Vabnik
Kol´ka Pakovskii, a gang member		Nikolai Nademskii
Levka Byk, a gang member		Teodor Brainin
Abdulla, a Tatar gang member		Georgii Astaf´ev
Savelii Butsis, a gang member		Aleksandr Sashin
Marants, a gang member and a traitor  	M. Smolenskii
Froim Grach, a gang member		Osip Merlatti
Ruvim Tartakovskii			Evgenii Lepkovskii
Muginshtein, Tartakovskii's manager	Leonid Barbe
Gypsy woman				V. Kozhevnikova
Glechik, a policeman			Ivan Zamychkovskii
Sokovich, a constable			Nikolai Kuchinskii
Sobkov, a baker, then a commissar	Sergei Minin
Kochetkov, his assistant		Ivan Sizov
The auctioneer Tsysin			Leonid Chembarskii
105 minutes
Russian titles, silent with added music track

AND

MARDZHANOV [MARDZHANISHVILI], Konstantin
Komunaris chibukhi [Trubka kommunara (Parizh 71-go goda)] [The Communard's Pipe (The Paris of 71)] [La Pipe du Communard]

Goskinprom Gruzii, 1929; released 14 February 1929 (Tiflis), 30 August 1929 (Moscow)
Screenplay: Konstantin Mardzhanov, based on the novella by Il´ia Erenburg
Photography: Sergei Zabozlaev
Production design: Valerian Sidamon-Eristavi

Roux, a stone-mason		Uchangi Chkheidze
His little son, Jules		Serezha Zabozlaev
Auntie Louise			Veriko Andzhaparidze
Lieutenant			Aleksandr Zhorzholiani
Gabrielle de Bonivette		T. Menzon
Woman Communard			Tamara Chavchavadze
Butcher				Shalva Gambashidze
47 minutes
Russian titles, French intertitles, silent with added music track

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages No subtitles
Features 'Informatsiia' is about the actor Iurii Shumskii, text, in Russian only
Source Vostok video, Entsiklopediia Mastera kino

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