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The Old Thomas was Stolen (1970)

Title in Estonian: Varastati Vana Toomas

Feature film | Musical film | Comedy | Musical films, dance Duration 66:42

The Old Thomas was Stolen

A faithful city guardian the Old Thomas, who has stood on the top of the tower of Tallinn Town Hall for centuries, is suddenly gone. He has neglected his post in order to go and protect a couple in love. The adventures of the Old Thomas and the historians who are chasing him through the romantic Old Town of Tallinn and the newer district of Tallinn. The whole film has the mood of song celebrations and the characters are always accompanied by music, songs and dance.

Director: Semjon Školnikov

Keywords: historians | couple in love | variety music groups | variety singers | fantasy | fireworks | Middle Ages | cafe | education in manners | choral singers | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature, Musical film
Genre Comedy, Musical films, dance
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian, Finnish, English, Latin
Duration 66:42

Crew

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Director Semjon Školnikov
Screenwriter Eri Klas | Grigori Skulski | Semjon Školnikov | Enn Vetemaa | Sulev Nõmmik
Cinematographer Igor Tšernõhh
Art Director Heikki Halla
Costume Designer Helve Halla
Composer Uno Naissoo
Sound Designer Herman Vahtel
Editor Ludmilla Rosental
Content Editor Lembit Remmelgas
Managing Director Kullo Must

Cast

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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Ivo Linna - Solist | Andres Ots - Kojamees | Vladimir Sapožnin - Vladimir Sapožnin | Katrin Männiko - Tüdruk-solist | Marju Kuut - Maria | Voldemar Kuslap - Solist | Els Himma - Solist | Uno Loop - Solist | Einari Koppel - Vale-Toomas

First releases

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  • in cinema: 15.02.1971, Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: 14.02.1972, Moskva, USSR

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm