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The Straw Hat

The Straw Hat
Directed by Leonid Kvinikhidze
Written by Leonid Kvinikhidze
Music by Isaac Schwartz
Cinematography Yevgeni Shapiro
Editing by Aleksandra Borovskaya
Studio Lenfilm
Release date(s) 1974
Running time 127 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Russian

The Straw Hat (Russian: Соломенная шляпка, translit. Solomennaya shlyapka) is a 1974 Soviet musical comedy film directed by Leonid Kvinikhidze based on a play by Eugène Labiche. Music composed by Isaac Schwartz.

Plot summary

The extravagant life of a charming rentier who thought nothing of consequences. But living on credit finally wakes him up, forcing to end his bachelor's life by marrying the daughter of a wealthy earl for her money. All goes well until a horse eats a certain straw hat, triggering a series of farcical vents interwoven with the marriage.

Cast

Songs from the film

  • I'm getting married, I'm getting married...
  • Song about lovers
  • Song about the straw hat
  • Song about a cornet
  • Song about a cheated husband

See Sonkino.ru for the text of the songs (Russian)

External links

  • Internet Movie Database


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