Moscow Laughs

1934 · 1 hr 36 min

7.088%65%
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.
Studio
Moscow kinokombinat

Cast of Moscow Laughs

LU
Leonid UtyosovKostya Potekhin
LO
Lyubov OrlovaAnyuta - the Housemaid
MS
Mariya StrelkovaYelena - Child of the Foreign Trade Union
FK
Fyodor KurikhinMortician (as F.N. Kurikhin)
EG
Emmanuil GellerMusic-hall audience member (uncredited)
YT
Yelena TyapkinaAnyuta's Stepmother (as Ye. Tyapkina)
AA
Arnold ArnoldFraschini - the conductor from Paraguay (as G. Arnold)
RE
Robert ErdmanGerman music teacher (as R. Yerdman)

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