Kuskovo in Moscow.
Director Svetlana Druzhinin instructs artists.
Artists in military uniforms with rifles XVIII century, kept burning torches.
On the balcony "Italian house" are actors in costumes of the XVIII century Sergei Shakur (as Alexander Menshikov), Natalia Egorova (in the role of Catherine the First).
Actors - soldiers shouting "Viva!".
The building - Pavilion "extraordinary Grotto" in the snow.
Make-up artist corrects makeup artists.
Preparations for filming inside the building.
White Hall of the Italian house, the ceiling Clapper.
Sergei Shakur talks about his role.
Svetlana Druzhinin said about the film.
Sergei Kayumovich Shakurov - Soviet and Russian film and theater actor. Svetlana Druzhinin - Soviet and Russian actress, director and screenwriter. Natalia Yegorova - Soviet and Russian theater and film actress. Catherine first - the Russian empress. Alexander Danilovich Menshikov - Russian statesman and military leader.
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