The Girl with a Hatbox

Дeвущка с кoрoбкой, Devushka s korobkoy
by Boris Barnet1h001927Russia

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Natasha and her grandfather live in a cottage near Moscow, making hats for Madame Irène. Madame and her husband have told the housing committee that Natasha rents a room from them; this fiddle gives Madame's lazy husband a room for lounging. The local railroad clerk, Fogelev, loves Natasha but she takes a shine to Ilya, a clumsy student who sleeps in the train station. To help Ilya, Natasha marries him and takes him to Madame's to live in the room the house committee thinks is hers. Meanwhile, Madame's husband pays Natasha with a lottery ticket he thinks is a loser, and when it comes up big, just as Ilya and Natasha are falling in love, everything gets complicated.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Bach Films
    • Production Compagny : Mezhrabpomfilm
    • Director : Boris Barnet
    • Scenario : Valentin Turkin, Vadim Sersenevic
    • Photo Director : Boris Frantsisson, Boris Filshin
    • Set Decoration : Sergei Kozlovsky
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1927
    • French release date : 19 avril 1927
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : Silent

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