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Jüri Rumm (1929)

Original title: Jüri Rumm

Based on the novel "Jüri Rumm" by Hans Varessoo

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Feature film | Adventure Duration 101:40

This Estonian feature film is among the few films produced before 1940 that have been almost fully preserved and tells about the legendary adventures of the noble robber Jüri Rumm in 1880s, Estonia. The story begins with the manor house servant Jüri who gets physically punished. As a proud and independent young man, he won't forgive this to the noblemen. Jüri's loved one Madli is also in danger; in order to rescue her, Jüri has to flee himself. He is witty and venturesome so he cannot be caught. The story of young lovers interweaves with reckless tricks played on the ...

Director: John Loop

Keywords: historical character | humiliation | ancestors' summer manor | Hague judge | sick father | horses | escapes and chases on horseback | audaciousness | corporal punishment | condolence | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Konstantin Märska Filmproduktsioon
Color bw
Sound silent
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature
Genre Adventure
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 101:40


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Director John Loop
Cinematographer Konstantin Märska


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

No suppoting roles

First releases

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  • in cinema: 11.12.1929, kino Grand-Marina,Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 11.12.1929, kino Rekord, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 26.05.1996, ETV, Estonia

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