Prostye li︠u︡di [videorecording] / Lenfilʹm. Doroga k zvezdam / Tashkentskoĭ kino-studii I. Kheĭfit︠s︡. Bitva za nashu sovetskuĭ Ukrainy / T︠S︡sentralʹnoĭ i ukrainskoĭ studiĭ kinokhroniki.

Video/Projected medium
  • Moskva : Vostok V, [2010].
  • ©2010
1 videodisc (74, 61, 69 min.) : sound., black & white ; 4 3/4 in.


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Production company
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Library of Congress genre(s)
Ėnt︠s︡iklopedii︠a︡ Mastera kino. Khudozhestvennye filʹmy. [More in this series]
Summary note
  • Prostye li︠u︡di: Melodramatic story of a couple, the plant director and his wife, separated by the war and the evacuation of an aviation plant. Workers of the plant are transported from Leningrad to an aviation plant in Uzbekistan.
  • Doroga k zvezdam: It's 1941. Mitya Eliseev voluntarily decides to join the air force and become a pilot. His father, Air Force Colonel Elisha (Alexander Khvylya), tells Mitya that he's unsuitable for this challenging profession. But Mitya attends flight school and becomes one of the best students. Soon Mitya is sent on a mission to discover a German airfield. He discovers the airfield, however must make an emergency landing. Back in the air, he comes upon his nemisis, but all ends well for Mitya.
  • Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian videos in Princeton University Library.
  • Prostye li︠u︡di originally released as a motion picture in 1945; Doroga k zvezdam in 1942; Bitva za nashu sovetskoi︠u︡ Ukrainy in 1942.
  • Extra: Biography of Boris Eliseevich Zhukovskiĭ (1900-1963).
Creation/​Production credits
  • Prostye li︠u︡di: directors and screenwriters, Grigoriĭ Kozint︠s︡ev, Leonid Trauberg; music, Dmitriĭ Shostakovich.
  • Doroga k zvezdam: director, Ė. Pent︠s︡lin; screenwriter, V. Kreps; music, N. Bogoslovskiĭ.
  • Bitva za nashu sovetskoi︠u︡ Ukrainy: director, I︠U︡. Solnt︠s︡eva, I︠A︡. Avdeenko; music, D. Klebanov, I︠A︡. Shtogarenko.
System details
DVD (container all regions; disc Region 5); Dolby digital; 4:3 ratio.
  • I︠U︡. Tolubeev, O. Lebzak, B. Zhukovskiĭ [and others].
  • Ch. Sushkevich, A. Khvyli︠a︡, V. Zăchikov [and others].
Language note
Bitva za nashu sovetskoi︠u︡ Ukrainy: Russian with Italian subtitles.
Other title(s)
  • Doroga k zvezdam [videorecording]
  • Bitva za nashu sovetskuĭ Ukrainy [videorecording]
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