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Without Dowry (1937)

Bespridannitsa (original title)
Approved | | Drama, Romance | 6 April 1946 (USA)
Larisa Ogudolova (Nina Alisova), unlike her sisters, refuses to obey her mother's wish that she marry a wealthy old man in order to collect a dowry. She falls in love with a dashing ... See full summary »

Directors:

Yakov Protazanov, Aleksandr Rou (co-director)

Writers:

Aleksandr Ostrovskiy (play) (as A.N. Ostrovsky), Yakov Protazanov (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Olga Pyzhova ... Kharita Ignatiyevna Ogudalova) (as O. Pyzhova)
Nina Alisova ... Larisa Dmitriyevna Ogudalova) (as N. Alisova)
Anatoli Ktorov ... Sergei Sergeyevich Paratov (as A. Ktorov)
Mikhail Klimov Mikhail Klimov ... Mokei Parmenich Knurov (as M. Klimov)
Boris Tenin ... Vasili Danilovich Vozhevatov (as B. Tenin)
Vladimir Popov Vladimir Popov ... Arkadi 'Robinzon' Shablitsev (as V. Popov)
Vladimir Balikhin ... Yuli Kapitonich Karandyshev (as V. Balikhin)
Varvara Ryzhova Varvara Ryzhova ... Yefrosina Potapovno, Larisa's Aunt (as V. Ryzhova)
V. Yelyutina V. Yelyutina ... Voice dubbing: 1970 revision
Anastasiya Zueva ... Voice dubbing: 1970 revision (as A. Zuyeva)
Nikolay Aleksandrovich Nikolay Aleksandrovich ... Voice dubbing: 1970 revision (as N. Aleksandrovich)
Vladimir Kenigson ... Voice dubbing: 1970 revision (as V. Kenigson)
Georgiy Vitsin ... Voice dubbing: 1970 revision (as G. Vitsin)
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Storyline

Larisa Ogudolova (Nina Alisova), unlike her sisters, refuses to obey her mother's wish that she marry a wealthy old man in order to collect a dowry. She falls in love with a dashing scoundrel who betrays her in about sixty minutes. Griefing, she turns down another suitor, honest but plain, who kills her in despair.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

6 April 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Without Dowry See more »

Filming Locations:

Kinostudiya "Rot-Front", Russia

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Alternate Versions

Restored version, M. Gorky Studios, 1970 See more »

Connections

Version of A Cruel Romance (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Net, ne lyubil on
("No, he didn't love")
Performed by Nina Alisova
An old Gipsy folk romance
Performed by Nina Alisova
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