The Art Of Great Truth.. (1958)

Film-document №4989 8 parts, Duration: 1:19:40, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Poselskiy I.

Script writers: Anastaseva A.

Operators: Reyzman O.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


A film made on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Moscow Academic Art Theatre.

Historical background

October 27, 1958 has been 60 years since the founding of the Moscow Art Academic Theater of the USSR. AM Gorky.

Temporary description

The film was created for the 60th anniversary of the Moscow Art Theatre (MAT). Portraits of the founders of the Moscow Art Theater Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko and Stanislavsky. A scene from the play "Tsar Fyodor Ioanovich", which was the first performance of the art of theater. Role performed by IM Moskvin, Orlov, KN Elanskaya. Kachalov congratulates IM Moskvin after the show. Knipper-Chekhov says (synchronously) on the first production of the play "The Seagull." The leaders of the Moscow Art Theater and actors on the 30th anniversary of the theater: EM Raevskaya and VI Nemirovich-Danchenko and Stanislavsky, Vladimir Vishnevsky, LM Leonidov Knipper-Chekhov, . A. Sims, N. Alexandrov, MP Lilina, Kachalov (1928). VI Nemirovich-Danchenko and Stanislavsky in rehearsals with the actors of the theater. Rehearsal of "Third Pathétique", "Autumn Garden", "The Cherry Orchard". On the Moscow Art Academic Theater says (synchronous): playwright Vladimir Vishnevsky, KN Elanskaya, N. Khmelev LM Leonidov, V. Toporkov. S. Lemeshev, Ivan Kozlovsky singing (simultaneously), congratulating the anniversary actress MAT Knipper-Chekhov. Playbill MAT, photographs of scenes from the plays staged by the Moscow Art Theatre, photos of the actors in the roles of the performances.

Reel №1

Posters, drawings, photographs, depicting the situation of the Russian theater in the late XIX century, the work of KS Stanislavsky and VI Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Art Theatre to create, places connected with the history of the Moscow Art Theater.

A scene from the play AK Tolstoy's "Tsar Fyodor Ivanovich" (synchronous).

Cast: IM Moskvin (Fyodor), M. Bolduman (Godunov), Orlov (Shumsky), K. Elanskaya (Irina).

IM Moskvina congratulate his fellow art from the 600th performance as King Theodore.

Among the congratulations - VI Katchalov, OL Knipper-Chekhov.

Reel №2

Photographs, posters, letters, telling about the Moscow Art Theatre productions.


Museum of AP Chekhov.

Study of the writer.

A scene from the play "The Cherry Orchard."

Cast: VI Katchalov (Guys), OL Knipper-Chekhov (Ranevskaya), AO Stepanova (Anya), VA Eagles (Petya Trofimov).

A scene from the play "The Lower Depths."

Cast: VI Katchalov (Baron), VA Orlov (Satin), Popov (Nastya), V. Inhabitants (tick), A. Cheban (Tartar).

Reel №3

A scene from the play "The Lower Depths" (synchronous).

Newsreel of the early twentieth century-30s.:

Art Theatre productions.

Actors Art Theatre in the theater building.

Among them: Batalov, Birman, Goryunov, P. Simonov, VI Nemirovich-Danchenko at the rehearsal.

Photos of scenes from plays.

Newsreel 1928:

30-year anniversary of the Moscow Art Theater.

Pass Wisniewski, Leonid, Olga Knipper-Chekhova, Sims, Stanislavsky, Rajewski, Alexandrov, Lili, Gribunin etc.

At the table, Stanislavsky, Wisniewski, Leonids, Nemirovich-Danchenko, Rajewski, Lili.

Vsevolod Ivanov shares memories of the production of "Armored Train 14-69" (synchronous).

Photographs of actors play "Armored Train 14-69".

AM Bitter at his desk.

MM Tarkhans playing with memories (synchronously).

Reel №4

Scene from "People" (synchronous).

In the role of the baker Semenova MM Tarkhanov.

Scene from "People" (synchronous).

Photos of scenes from the plays and players.

K. Elanskaya tells about the way Spring Love (simultaneously).

NP Khmelev talks about working on a way of Storozheva play "Earth" by N. Wirth.

A scene from "Enemies" (synchronous).

Cast: Tarasova (Tatiana Bardeen), A. Ktorov (Nicholas Skrobotov), ​​M. Bolduman (Sintsov), V. Yershov (Baboedov).

A scene from "Dostigaev and others" (synchronous).

Cast: Gribov (achieved), F. Shevchenko (Melanie), N. Dorokhin (Ryabinin), I. Kudryavtsev (Tyatin), S. Kalinin (a bearded soldier).

Photos of scenes from plays.

Kinohronika1938 city:

Fortieth anniversary of the theater.

VI Nemirovich-Danchenko passes through the auditorium, sits in the chair.

Statement by the People's Artist of the USSR LM Leonidov (synchronously).

Reel №5

Kinohronika1938 city:

LM stands Leonids (synchronously).

Among those present MM Tarkhanov - CU.

House-Museum, KS Stanislavsky.

The rooms of the museum.


KS Stanislavski in rehearsal Moliere's comedy "Tartuffe" (synchronous).

Rehearse Geyrot, Toporkov.

There MN Kidron.

VO Puffin shares memories about Stanislavsky (synchronously).

A scene from "Dead Souls" (synchronous).

Cast: VO Puffin (Chichikov), MM Tarkhanov (Sobakevich) (synchronously).

Baku oilmen backstage Arts Theater.

Among them, VI - Katchalov.

Actors Theater, visiting automakers Gorky.

Kinohronika1948 city:

50th anniversary of the Moscow Art Theater.

Theater artists congratulated the delegation of the Bolshoi Theatre.

Playing with congratulations: Catherine Gelzer, NS Kozlowski and SY Lemeshev (synchronously).

Among those present Pirogov, AV Nezhdanova.

Reel №6

Actors Theater - VI Hagan, OL Knipper-Chekhova, N. Moskvin, V. Yershov, Labzin, Tikhomirov and others are resting.

Kinohronika1941 city:

Go Red on Red Square.

Moving tanks.

Actors Kaluga, Masalsky Prudkin, Bolduman, Yanshin engaged military affairs.


A scene from "The Kremlin Chimes" (synchronous).

Cast: Gribov (Lenin), N. Khmelev (Zabelin), Lebanon (fishermen).

A scene from "The Kremlin Chimes" (synchronous).

Starring: Boris Smirnov (Lenin), Markov (Dzerzhinsky), BJ Petker (watchmaker).

A scene from "Restless old age" (synchronous).

Cast: Yu Koltsov (Professor Polezhayev), O. Androvskaya (his wife).

A scene from "hot heart" (synchronous).

Cast: VJ Stanitsyn (Kuroslepov), MM Yanshin (Gradoboev), F. Shevchenko (Matrona).

Reel №7

A scene from "hot heart" (synchronous).

Discussion of scenery for the play "Mary Stuart."

Converse: VJ Stanitsyn, director of the performance, the artist Erdman, director of the theater Solodovnikov.

A scene from "Mary Stuart" (synchronous).

Cast: AO Stepanova (Queen Elizabeth), AK Tarasova (Mary), Masalsky (Leicester).

People's Artist of the USSR, MN Cedars rehearsing plays N. Pogodin "Third pathetic."

Present: Popov, Kharitonov, Gosheva, Smirnov.

Rehearsal for the play AP Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" (synchronous).

Cast: Kachanov (Anya), Rostovtsev (Dunyasha).

People's Artist of the USSR VJ Stanitsyn leads rehearsal.

A scene from "The Golden Coach" (synchronous).

Starring: VA Orlov (Beryozkin) Pozdnyakova (Marka "), B. Gubanov (Timosha).

The director of the play "Three Sisters" Rajewski, the performers - Olga (Smith) Maria (St.

George), Irina (Maximov) talk to OL Knipper-Chekhova (synchronously).

Reel №8

A scene from "Three Sisters" (synchronous).

Cast: MM Yanshin (Chebutykin), Ivanov (Olga), Maksimov (Irina).

London - LS.

Actors Theater, on the streets, including VJ Stanitsyn.

Londoners applaud "mhatovtsam" in the auditorium.


Spectators welcome artists Arts Theater.

Warsaw (the plane).

Residents of the Polish capital applaud "mhatovtsam."

Animation: A scene from "Tsar Fyodor Ivanovich," "The Cherry Orchard."

A scene from "Three Sisters," "Resurrection," "Anna Karenina", "Enemies", "reaches and others", "The Kremlin Chimes", "Golden Carriage," "Deep Exploration", "At the bottom".