Elegy (1986)

Documentary №20330, 1 part, duration: 0:27:38, black-white
Availability:Film hasn't been digitized
Director:Alexander Sokurov
Screenwriters:Alexander Sokurov
Camera operators:Burov A., Rozhin L.,Krasnova L., Grachev A.


A film about the reburial of the ashes in 1984 the great Russian singer Fyodor Shalyapin and the visit to the USSR descendants FIShalyapin.

Reel №1

Newsreel: 1915 St.

Petersburg - street store, pass people.

1920th years. - Restaurant, performance variety show (Paris).

Photos reburial ceremony Chaliapin in the Novodevichy cemetery in Moscow.

Newsreel 1920th years.: Sits FI Chaliapin.

Theatrical performance in the Paris restaurant.

1984. Leningrad - the daughter and granddaughter F.Shalyapin in the house at Grafskaya street, where the family lived until 1922 Chaliapin: come, go up the stairs, eating, sharing memories.

At home tablet.

Photos from the family archive Chaliapin.

Newsreel 1920th years.: A ship at sea.

The sailors and passengers on deck.

Paris restaurant serves a dancer.

The men cut up the carcass, wash the deck, on the line dried linen. F.Shalyapin playing in the garden with the dog.

Entrance to the art exhibition.


Worth Lunacharskii.

Fragments of the film directed by Georg Pabst's Don Quixote (1933) with F.Shalyapin synchronously).

Photos Chaliapin, his wife, daughters.

Daughter and granddaughter FIShalyapin the dinner table.

Perrone, train rides.

Houses - removed from the train.

Newsreel: F.Shaliapin in the group of actors after the performance, removes a wig, false beard.

F.Shaliapin in the role of Don Quixote.

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