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Jolly Fellows

Directed by Grigori Aleksandrov
1934    1h 36m
Merry Fellows was the first Soviet musical comedy. Set in Odessa and Moscow in the 1930's. Shepherd Kostya Potekhin (Utyosov) is mistaken for an international concert star. He falls in love with Anyuta (Orlova) and plays the "star" for her. In a cascade of comic musical numbers he becomes the leader of a Jazz-Band and gives a hilarious show at the Odessa Music Hall. Now he is destined to perform at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
Cast of Jolly Fellows
  • Leonid UtyosovКостя Потехин (Kostya Potekhin)
  • Lyubov OrlovaАнюта, домашняя работница (Anyuta - the Housemaid)
  • Mariya StrelkovaЕлена - дитя Торгсина |Yelena - Child of the Foreign Trade Union
  • Fyodor KurikhinФакельщик (Mortician)
  • Emmanuil GellerЗритель, нет в титрах (Music-hall audience member (uncredited))
  • Yelena TyapkinaМачеха Анюты (Anyuta's Stepmother)
  • Niki OttoМузыкант, зачинщик драки на репетиции
  • Arnold ArnoldДирижер из Парагвая (Fraschini - the conductor from Paraguay)
  • Robert ErdmanУчитель музыки (German music teacher)

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