The Inspector-General / Revizor / Ревизор (1952) DVD5
Khlestakov is a young flamboyant crook, who is broke. He finds himself in a small Russian town, where local authorities are waiting for an undercover inspector from the capital St. Petersburg. Khlestakov is mistaken for an undercover inspector, and uses the situation for taking bribes from the local governor and flirting with both his wife and daughter. Khlestakov abuses the corruption and hypocrisy of the local authorities until, at the end, the real inspector shows up..
Since this 1954 Inspector General is a filmed record of the Moscow Art Theater's presentation of the Gogol classic, were are treated to the legendary "freeze frame" curtain scene.

DVD5 | PAL 4:3 | 02:03:40 | 4.38 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Russian (Dolby AC3, 2 ch)
Subtitles: English, Russian
Genre: Comedy

Director: Vladimir Petrov
Cast: Igor Gorbachyov, Yuri Tolubeyev, Anastasiya Georgiyevskaya, Tamara Nosova, Alexander Polinsky, V. Kornukov, Sergei Blinnikov, Erast Garin
Country: Soviet Union

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