The Tailor from Torzhok

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The Tailor from Torzhok
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A scene from the film
Directed by Yakov Protazanov
Written by Valentin Turkin
Starring Igor Ilyinsky
Cinematography Pyotr Yermolov
Release dates
Running time
65 minutes
Country Soviet Union
Language Silent film (Russian intertitles)
The Tailor from Torzhok

The Tailor from Torzhok (Russian: Закройщик из Торжка) is a 1925 Soviet silent comedy film directed by Yakov Protazanov and starring Igor Ilyinsky.


A small-town tailor Petya Petelkin (Igor Ilyinsky) buys a lottery ticket starting a chain of comic adventures.


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  • Leyda, Jay (1960), Kino: A History of the Russian and Soviet Film, New York: Macmillan, OCLC 1683826 .
  • Aleinikov, Moisei, ed. (1957), Yakov Protazanov: O tvorcheskom puti rezhissera (in Russian), Moscow: Iskusstvo, OCLC 13571289 .

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