Call number: DVD-732



ALEKSEEV, Sergei
Pravda - khorosho, a schast´e - luchshe [Truth is Good but Happiness is Better]

Kinostudiia imeni M. Gor´kogo, 1951; released 14 January 1952
A film version of the production of the play by Aleksandr Ostrovskii at the Gosudarstvennyi Akademicheskii Malyi Teatr
Stage production directed by B. Nikol´skii
Stage production designed by Konstantin Iuon
Film photographed by Boris Monastyrskii
Amos Panfilovich Baraboshev		Nikolai Ryzhov
Mavra Tarasovna, his wife		Evdokiia Turchaninova
Poliksena, his daughter			V. Novak
Felitsata, Poliksena's old nanny	Varvara Ryzhova
Nikandr Mukhoiarov			A. Kartsev
Gleb Merkulych, the gardener		Aleksandr Sashin-Nikol´skii
Pelageia Grigor´evna Zybkina		V. Barinova
Platon, her son				Dmitrii Pavlov
Sila Erofeich Groznov, 
  a retired junior officer		F. Grigor´ev
139 minutes
In Russian without subtitles

DVD
Region code All
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages No subtitles
Features Portrait of the actress Varvara Ryzhova, text, in Russian without subtitles
'Anons' contains a synopsis of this film and others in the series, in Russian without subtitles
Source Vostok video. Entsiklopediia Mastera kino

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