Behind the Footlights (1956)

10/09/1956 (US) RomanceComedy 1h 24m
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Russian Empire, the middle of the XIX century. Aged, beggar dramatic actor Lev Gurych Sinichkin, in search of work, wanders through the cities with his young daughter Liza. They dream that Lisa someday will succeed on stage and become a famous actress.

  1. Konstantin Yudin


  2. Nikolay Erdman


  3. Mikhail Volpin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Vasili Merkuryev

    Vasili Merkuryev

    Lev Gurych Sinichkin

  2. Liliya Yudina

    Liliya Yudina

    Liza Sinichkina

  3. Tatyana Karpova

    Tatyana Karpova

    Raisa Surmilova

  4. Nikolai Afanasyev

    Nikolai Afanasyev

    Serge Vetrinsky

  5. Mikhail Yanshin

    Mikhail Yanshin

    Fyodor Borzikov

  6. Yuri Lyubimov

    Yuri Lyubimov

    Graf Zefirov

  7. Sergei Blinnikov

    Sergei Blinnikov

    Pyotr Pustoslavtsev

  8. Stanislav Chekan

    Stanislav Chekan


  9. Aleksandr Sashin-Nikolsky

    Aleksandr Sashin-Nikolsky


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Behind the Footlights
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Original Language Russian

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