The First Echelon

The First Echelon (Russian: Первый эшелон, translit. Pervyy eshelon) is a 1955 Soviet film directed by Mikhail Kalatozov, for which Dimitri Shostakovich[1] wrote the music. A touching romance between the Secretary of the Komsomol organization Alexey Uzorov and tractor driver Anna Zalogina on the background of Virgin Lands Campaign in Kazakhstan.[2]

The First Echelon
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Directed byMikhail Kalatozov
Written byNikolai Pogodin
StarringVsevolod Sanayev
Nikolay Annenkov
Oleg Yefremov
Izolda Izvitskaya
CinematographySergey Urusevsky
Yuri Ekelchik
Edited byZoya Verevkina
Music byDmitri Shostakovich
Production
company
Release date
1955
Running time
114 minutes
CountrySoviet Union
LanguageRussian

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rollberg, Peter (20 July 2016). Historical Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Cinema. Rowman / Littlefield. ISBN 9781442268425. Retrieved 10 February 2017 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ КиноПоиск. Все фильмы планеты

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