THE DIAMOND ARM
The plot of this eccentric comedy is based on a newspaper item, found by script co-writer Yakov Kostyukovsky, about the arrest on the Italian border of a criminal who had hidden “gold and diamonds” in the plaster cast. The movie became the absolute box-office leader of 1969. It was seen by 76.7 million viewers.
The thrilling adventures of Semyon Semyonovich Gorbunkov, a modest economist, accompanied by a swindler named Count, have captivated several generations of moviegoers.
The smugglers’ comic dialogues were picked up for citations and catchwords.
Starring in the film were the brilliant actors Andrei Mironov, Anatoly Papanov, Yuri Nikulin and others.
Specials:Interview with the Leading Actress N. Grebeshkova.
Episode of the Circus Performance by Y. Nikulin.
Episodes of the Theatre Performance "The Marriage of Figaro" and "Gorverment Inspector" starring A. Mironov and A. Papanov.
Cast and Crew Filmography. Photo Album. Coming Soon on DVD.
Title: THE DIAMOND ARM
DVD Manufacturer: RUSCICO
Year of release: 1968
Director: Leonid Gaidai
Cast:Yuri Nikulin, Nina Grebeshkova, Andrei Mironov, Anatoly Papanov, Stanislav Chekan, Nonna Mordyukova, Svetlana Svetlichnaya, Vladimir Gulyayev, Grigory Shpigel, Leonid Kanevsky, Roman Filippov, Igor Yasulovich, Andrei Fait, Alexander Khvylia
Running time: 100 min
Russian, English, French, Arabic (voice-over)
Russian, English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Herbew, Swedish, Chinese, Arabic.
System:PAL (Please, request if norm NTSC desired!)