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Vladimir GARDIN
Владимир ГАРДИН
Vladimir GARDINE
1926, 60 mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction

Career of Spirska Shpandyr

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Карьера Спирьки Шпандыря


 La Carrière de Spirka Chpandyr

 Karyera Spirski Shpandyrya

Directed by : Vladimir GARDIN (Владимир ГАРДИН)
Production : Leningradkino

Plot synopsis
Spirka Shpandyr, a petty crook and a swindler after serving a prison term escapes from the Soviet country. Abroad the swindler immediately finds common language with the police and becomes a paid police agent. He provokes all kinds of conflicts between capitalist government officials and Soviet missions. Spirka pretends to be a priest, a worker and, finally, a baron. This is how Spirka Shpandyr, a swindler and provocateur, the pride of Russian White emigration makes his brilliant career abroad.
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