Russian video: Strictly Business (Деловые люди)!


Our regular readers already know that we are watching full-time Soviet or Russian movies with English subtitles on Russian Video from Russia at weekends.

Today we start getting know an outstanding Soviet movie director Leonid Gaidai and his favorite great actors Yuri Nikulin, Georgy Vitsin, Rostislav Plyatt.

We’ll watch a movie “Strictly Business” (Деловые люди), Mosfilm, 1962. Best screen version of O.Henry.

The film has three parts, each of them a screen version of “The Roads We Take“, “Makes the Whole World Kin” and “The Ransom of Red Chief“.

Lets watch “Strictly Business” with English subtitles.


Director: Leonid Gaidai.
Writers: Leonid Gaidai (writer), O. Henry (stories).
Release Date: 1962 (Soviet Union).
Genre: Comedy / Drama.



Part 1. The Roads We Take (Дороги, которые мы выбираем).
Vladimir Pitsek as machinist
Vladlen Paulus as Shark Dodson
Alexander Shvorin as Bob Tidbol
V. Gromov as Williams

Part 2. Makes the Whole World Kin (Родственные души).
Yury Nikulin as robber
Rostislav Plyatt as

Part 3. The Ransom of Red Chief (Вождь краснокожих).
Georgy Vitsin as Sam
Alexei Smirnov as Bill Driscoll
Sergei Tikhonov as Johnny Dorset
Georgy Millyar as Old Dorset

© Mosfilm, 1962.

Hope you enjoyed this movie as much as we did!

Have a beautiful weekend,
Russian Video from Russia
Svet and Kyle

comments always welcome.

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