Tsirk = Circus

Barcode: 58925912 Call Number: V-RUS 027 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 89 min. Date: 1936, 2003 Language: Russian Creator: Directed by Grigorij Aleksandrov Description: One of the most famous comedies of the pre-war period. It is a naïve and touching novel about an American circus artiste who found her love and the new motherland in the USSR. Music by I. Dunaevsky. The film was awarded the highest prize at the International exhibition in Paris (1937). Alexandrov's attempt at importing American musical comedy into Soviet film. An American circus star who has a black baby can only find happiness with the Soviet people in the Soviet Union. Collection: Language Resource Center