Leo ARNSHTAM
Лео АРНШТАМ
Leo ARNCHTAM
Grigori KOZINTSEV
Григорий КОЗИНЦЕВ
Grigori KOZINTSEV
USSR, 1941, 29mn 
Black and white, fiction
Incident at a Telegraph Office
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Случай на телеграфе

 

 Incident au bureau du télégraphe

 Sluchay na telegrafe

 
Directed by : Leo ARNSHTAM (Лео АРНШТАМ), Grigori KOZINTSEV (Григорий КОЗИНЦЕВ)
Writing credits : Leo ARNSHTAM (Лео АРНШТАМ)
Production : Lenfilm
Release date in Russia : 11/08/1941
 

Plot synopsis
A strange figure appears among the people waiting in line to send a telegram. It is Napoleon. The telegraph clerk calculates the cost of the telegram addressed to Hitler in Berlin. The message is brief:
“Have tried, don’t recommend to”.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Zoom arrière. Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Toulouse (France), 2015