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ⓘ Don Diego and Pelagia is a 1928 Soviet silent comedy drama directed by Yakov Protazanov. The films art direction was by Sergei Kozlovsky. ..




Don Diego and Pelagia
                                     

ⓘ Don Diego and Pelagia

Don Diego and Pelagia is a 1928 Soviet silent comedy drama directed by Yakov Protazanov.

The films art direction was by Sergei Kozlovsky.

                                     

1. Plot

Head of a small railway station Yakov Ivanovich Golovach is obsessed with reading historical novels about knights. Fancying himself as the hero of one book – Don Diego, he loves to fight with an imaginary opponent. He is caught in the act by the female residents of the surrounding villages who came to the station of the arriving mail train in order to sell their simple culinary creations

Laughter of the peasant women drives Yakov Ivanovich furious. In a rage he orders to detain violators of the railway rules who are crossing the railway line. But he only manages to catch the dawdling old woman Pelageya Diomina.

                                     

2. Cast

  • Ivan Yudin as Misha, cell secretary Komsomol
  • Sofya Levitina as Woman in Jail
  • Vladimir Mikhaylov as Pelageyas husband
  • Sergei Tsenin as Burocrat
  • Daniil Vvedenskiy as Night watcher
  • Vladimir Popov as Miroshka, guard Volispolkom
  • Vera Maretskaya as Girl in trial
  • B. Gusiev as Militia man
  • Aleksandr Gromov as Uchraspred
  • Mariya Blyumental-Tamarina as Pelageya Diomina
  • Chuveliov
  • I. Levkoyeva as Natasha, member Komsomol
  • Yelena Tyapkina as Popes Wife
  • Osip Brik as Burocrat
  • Mikhail Zharov as Himself
  • Ivan Pelttser as Burocrat
  • Lev Fenin as Postmans Guest
  • Nikolay Ivakin as Cooperative Shop Employee
  • Andrei Gorchilin
  • Anatoliy Bykov as Don Diego, station master
                                     
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