How it was (1999) 03/06/1999
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The theme of the program is the rise and fall of Soviet Hollywood.
Newsreel - Hollywood 1933, fountains of a girl in swimsuits, cars, a game of croquet, fashion show.
The presenter speaks about cottages of cinematographers of the thirties.
Newsreel - Director Alexandrov Grigory and actress Orlova Love, composer Dunaevsky Issak and songwriter Lebedev-Kumach.
Dunaevsky Evgeny speaks about the dacha settlement where famous artists, writers and composers lived, lives of residents, impressions of childhood and his father Dunaevsky Isaak Osipovich.
Machabeli Tatiana talks about her meetings with Dunaevsky Isaac and his family.
Newsreel - Mussalini Benito on the construction of the studio in 1935.
Shumyatsky Boris talks about his grandfather Shumyatsky Boris Zakharovich planned a general reconstruction of Soviet cinema and the creation in the Crimea on the basis of American experience of the southern studio base for the production of films.
Newsreel - USA thirties, cars, streets, typewriter.
Shumyatsky Boris speaks about the letter of the writers Ilf and Petrov to Comrade Stalin regarding the project of Shumyatsky Boris and the conflict between his grandfather and Stalin, IV, as well as the trip of Shumyatsky Boris and Ermler Friedrich to the USA.
Shumyatsky Boris shows a German newspaper, speaks about the interest of the German media to the personality of Boris Shumyatsky.
Ermler Mark talks about his grandfather directed by Ermler Frederick and his impressions of visiting Hollywood.
Shumyatsky Boris and Ermler Mark talk about the life of their families in 1937.
Alper-Nilsson Erina talks about the meeting of her brother Nilson Vladimir with the director Alexandrov Grigory Vasilyevich.
Fragment from the film "Jolly Fellows".
Alper-Nilsson Erina talks about the reasons for her brother's arrest.
Newsreels filmed by Nilsson Vladimir during a trip to Hollywood in 1935, the arrival of a delegation of Soviet filmmakers in the US, cars, people on the streets, Shumyatsky Boris in the car, Nilson Vladimir on the street, Hollywood inscription, villa with a swimming pool, Ermler Friedrich shakes hands with an African-American, lights the night Los Angeles.
Dunaevsky Evgeny speaks about dialogue with actress Orlova Love and destiny of a country residence where well-known artists lived in the thirties.
Video clip about the holiday village "Vnukovo" 1999, old country houses.
PersonnelDunaevsky Eugene Isaakovich - Moscow artist-"easel".
Machabeli Tatiana Nikolaevna is a friend of the Dunaevsky family.
Shumyatsky Boris Lazorevich - grandson of Shumyatsky Boris Zakharovich - chairman of the All-Union Cinema and Photo Association ("Soyuzkino"), Honorary member of the Russian Academy of Arts.
Ermler Mark Fridrihovich - Soviet and Russian conductor, People's Artist of the RSFSR, leading conductor of the Bolshoi Theater in 1980-1990's.
Alper-Nilsson Erina Salomonovna - sister of Vladimir Solomonovich Nilsson - Soviet cameraman, screenwriter.
Ermler Friedrich Markovich - Soviet film director, actor, screenwriter.