Knight "Order of smiles." (1995)

Film №39192, 5 parts, duration: 0:45:29
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Boris Zagryazhskij
Screenwriters:Boris Zagryazhskij
Camera operators:Dmitrij Masurenkov
Sound mixer:Vladislav Luchaninov
Sound producer:Marina Dmitrieva
Music designer:Stanislav Vasilenko
Other authors:T. Kamina, L. Astreina, N. Kaspe

Annotation:

The film is dedicated to the Russian puppeteer, People's Artist of the USSR Sergey Vladimirovich Obraztsov.

Reel №1 Knight "Order of smiles."

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Newsreel of 1931-1935: S.V. Obraztsov with a doll before the performance.

Panorama and views of the new quarters of Paris, people on the streets.

Carousel on the square, panorama of multi-storey buildings.

Photos of Obraztsov with dolls during rehearsals and preparation for performances.

An entertainment attraction is spinning in Paris.

The Order of the Smile.

Photo of Obraztsov among the actors of the State Academic Central Puppet Theater.

Photos of Obraztsov during rehearsals and tours.

Kirill Kharitonov, Natalia and Alexey Obraztsov recall and talk about Sergei Obraztsov, about the idea of awarding him the Order of the Smile, about the history of the creation of the order (synchronously and behind the scenes).

Photo of Alexey Obraztsov, the son of S.V. Obraztsov.

Alexey Obraztsov tells about his first appearance on stage at the age of five and the presentation of the Order of the Smile to S.V. Obraztsov (synchronously), demonstrates a staff and costume details.

The pommel of the staff.

Photo of Obraztsov during the presentation of the Order of the Smile to him.

Obraztsov's granddaughter Ekaterina tells about the comic status of the Order of the Smile and its presentation to S.V. Obraztsov (synchronously).

Reverse and obverse of the Order of the Smile.

Photo of Obraztsov as a child.

Portraits of Obraztsov's photographs in different years.

A fragment of a puppet show with the performance of Carmen's aria.

Newsreel of the 1930s: view of Sverdlov Square (from above).

View of the Bolshoi Theater building from the tram window.

Types of Moscow streets, city transport on the streets.

Views of Gorky Street and Sverdlov Square in the 1950s.

The building of the State Academic Puppet Theater.

The audience is in the hall.

Samples performs from the stage before the start of the performance.

Photo of K.S. Stanislavsky during Obraztsov's performance in front of the actors of the Moscow Art Theater.

Stanislavsky's face in the photo.

Personnel:

Obrazcov Sergej Vladimirovich -- director of the puppet theater, actor, theater worker

Calendar: 1995

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Spring [825]

Reel №2

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Photos of Obraztsov with J.

Nehru, Elena Weigel, Jean-Paul Sartre during a foreign tour, Solomon Mikhoels at his desk (newsreel).

Photos of Obraztsov with singers L.O. Utesov, I. Kozlovsky, A. Pugacheva, with actors S. Companini, Yves Montand and Simone Signore.

Newsreel of 1947-1949: Samples among the pioneers during their arrival at one of the pioneer camps.

Samples demonstrates to children a doll of a Puss in boots from the play of the same name, the faces of children.

Pioneers watch a performance in the open air.

Obraztsov tells about the beginning of his creative career, about the creation of the first doll, the beginning of his acting career in 1922, about meeting Nemirovich-Danchenko (synchronously and behind the scenes).

Portrait of Obraztsov in the early 1920s.

Photos of Obraztsov in the roles of old men.

Petrushka doll.

A picturesque portrait of the famous Russian puppeteer Ivan Zaitsev.

Dolls on display in the foyer of the theater (panorama).

Faces and fragments of dolls' clothes, photographs of Obraztsov at the stand of the theater museum.

The images speak about the art of puppet theater, about the specifics of the repertoire (synchronously and behind the scenes, newsreel of the late 1940s).

Dolls in the windows of the theater museum.

Photo of theater artists with dolls.

Panorama of the foyer of the theater, showcases with dolls.

The Secretary General of the World Association of Puppeteers, Jacques Felix, speaks of Sergei Obraztsov as a great puppeteer actor, about the international significance of Obraztsov's theatrical activity (synchronously).

The interiors of the Obraztsov room.

Masks on the walls, books and dolls on the shelves (panorama).

Russian toys from the Obraztsov collection.

Film director Harry Bardin talks about Obraztsov's parents (synchronously and behind the scenes).

Portrait of Sergei Obraztsov's father.

Portrait of Obraztsov's mother.

Photo of Obraztsov's parents.

Photo of Obraztsov as a child with his mother.

Portrait of Obraztsov's first wife.

Photos of Obraztsov with his wife and children.

Zoologist of the theater L. Kishenkova talks about Sergei Obraztsov (synchronously and off-screen).

Photo of Obraztsov while working on another performance.

Personnel:

Obrazcov Sergej Vladimirovich -- director of the puppet theater, actor, theater worker Feliks Zhak -- French and international theatrical figure, puppeteer Bardin Garri Yakovlevich -- animator, director, screenwriter, actor Mihoels Solomon Mihajlovich -- theater worker, actor, director, public figure

Calendar: 1995

Locations: Moscow [820] USSR [863]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №3

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Photo of Obraztsov.

Photo directed by Vladimir Kusov.

V. Kusov talks about Obraztsov's work in the theater, his creation of puppet numbers for performances (synchronously and behind the scenes).

Obraztsov's photos.

Panorama and views of one of the new quarters of Paris.

Fragments of a puppet theater number with balloons worn on the fingers.

The carousel is rotating.

A monument in one of the cities of Europe.

People and city transport on the streets.

Director of the International Institute of Puppet Theater Margarite Niculescu talks about Obraztsov, the features of his theater school, his character (synchronously and off-screen).

Exhibits of the museum of the Institute.

Photos of Obraztsov while working in the theater.

Kusov speaks of Obraztsov as a theater director (synchronously and behind the scenes).

Obraztsov's photos.

Niculescu continues his story about Obraztsov (synchronously).

Niculescu conducts a tour of the halls of the museum for the authors of the film.

Kusov talks about Obraztsov's ability to convince the interlocutor of his rightness, about working together with Obraztsov (synchronously and behind the scenes).

The authors of the film watch a fragment of one of the performances of the Obraztsov Theater.

Street views of Paris or Madrid.

Director Harry Bardin talks about his first acquaintance with Obraztsov, about working together on the play "Don Juan-75" (synchronously and behind the scenes).

Interiors of rooms in Obraztsov's apartment, paintings on the walls.

Photo of Obraztsov.

Dolls from the play about Don Juan.

Personnel:

Bardin Garri Yakovlevich -- animator, director, screenwriter, actor Nikulesku Margarita -- Romanian and French director and theorist of the puppet theater Kusov Vladimir Anatoljevich -- theatrical figure, actor and director of the puppet theater

Calendar: 1995

Locations: Moscow [820] Paris [850]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №4

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Dolls from the play about Don Juan.

Photos of Obraztsov during meetings with L.O. Utesov, A. Pugacheva.

Fragments of a puppet theater number with balloons worn on the fingers.

Photo of actor Z.E. Gerdt with a puppet entertainer during the performance "An extraordinary concert".

Fragment of the final scene of the play "The Divine Comedy" with Z.E. Gerdt.

Fragments of a puppet theater number with balloons worn on the fingers.

Harry Bardin talks about Obraztsov's relationship to women, Obraztsov's ways to attract a woman's attention (synchronously and off-screen).

The doll of the entertainer from the play "An extraordinary concert".

Dolls from various performances of the Obraztsov Theater.

Photo of theater artists with dolls.

Newsreel of the 1970s: Obraztsov plays with a Siamese cat while sitting at a table.

A fragment of one of the performances.

Secretary General of the World Association of Puppeteers Jacques Felix talks about the tour of the Obraztsov Theater in Paris with the play "An Extraordinary Concert" (synchronously).

Photo portrait of Marlene Dietrich.

Views of the streets of autumn Paris and old buildings, people on the streets.

Photos of Obraztsov at the cage with pigeons at the Bird Market.

Interiors of Obraztsov's office in the theater.

Interior view of the winter garden of the theater.

Zoologist of the theater L. Kishenkova at the window.

Fish in the pool.

Birds on a tree branch.

Photo of Obraztsov at the aquarium.

Newsreel of the earthquake.

Rescue people from the rubble.

Evacuation of the wounded from the destruction zone.

An elderly woman puts flowers on the grave.

Master puppeteers at work in the workshop.

The process of making and repairing dolls in the workshop of the theater, the faces of the masters.

Personnel:

Bardin Garri Yakovlevich -- animator, director, screenwriter, actor Gerdt Zinovij Efimovich (Hrapinovich Zalman Afroimovich) -- theater and film actor Feliks Zhak -- French and international theatrical figure, puppeteer Obrazcov Sergej Vladimirovich -- director of the puppet theater, actor, theater worker

Calendar: 1995

Locations: Moscow [820] Paris [850]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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Newsreel of the 1970s: Obraztsov shows guests from India a puppet entertainer, the guests applaud.

Obraztsov's face.

Harry Bardin talks about Obraztsov's work in the theater, about the "Obraztsov clock" on the wall of the theater (synchronously and behind the scenes).

View of the idle clock on the wall of the theater building.

Flower clock in one of the parks of Charleville-Maiziere.

Swans and ducks by the pond shore.

View and panorama of the pond.

Monument on the city square, panorama of the square, view of the headquarters of the World Association of Puppeteers.

Faces of children and adults.

A scene with four puppet riders, played out on the facade of the building, the faces of the audience.

Jacques Felix talks about the sense of humor that Obraztsov possessed (synchronously).

Newsreel 1981: guests go to a gala evening in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Puppet Theater.

The actors on stage bow after the performance.

The actors of the theater are sitting on chairs on the stage, Arkady Raikin congratulates the theater staff.

Artists of Moscow theaters congratulate colleagues on their anniversary, dance performance on stage.

The audience in the hall applauds.

Newsreel: Sergey Obraztsov on stage in different years.

The clock on the wall of the theater building shows 12.00, a rooster sings, moving dolls appear.

Children at the pond in the winter garden of the theater.

Children look at the showcases with dolls in the theater museum.

Newsreel of the 1930s: Samples with a doll in his hand.

Personnel:

Obrazcov Sergej Vladimirovich -- director of the puppet theater, actor, theater worker Bardin Garri Yakovlevich -- animator, director, screenwriter, actor Feliks Zhak -- French and international theatrical figure, puppeteer

Calendar: 1995

Locations: Moscow [820] France [77]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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