The Story of a Crime

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The Story of a Crime (Russian: История одного преступления, translit. Istoriya odnogo prestupleniya, more precise translation - The Story of One Crime) is a 1962 Soviet animated film directed by Fedor Khitruk based on a screenplay by Michael Volpin. Produced by Soyuzmultfilm. Music score by Andrey Babaev, sound editing by George Martynuk. Runtime - 19 min. 54 sec.

It became the first animation work by the prominent Russian animator Fedor Khitruk.

Plot summary[edit]

Noises at night made by rude neighbors cause the very friendly and peaceful Vasily Mamin to commit a crime. The cartoon serves as an explanation as of why such a brutal crime is committed at the beginning. It is a flashback at how Mamin spent his last 24 hours before the crime.

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