1941, 89 min., b/w
Biography, History, Drama
Director: Mikhail Kalatozov, screenplay: Georgy Baidukov, Dmitry Tarasov, Boris Chirskov, camera: Alexander Gintsburg, production designer: Alexander Black, misic: Venedikt Pushkov, sound: Arnold Shargorodsky, Yevgeny Nesterov
Cast: Vladimir Belokurov, Semyon Menzhinsky, Kseniya Tarasova, Vasily Vanin, Boris Zhukovsky
The film is about a Soviet aviator Chkalov, who in the mid 30’es made the first nonstop flight from Moscow to the Far East of 9 000 kilometers. He then repeats the feat, performing a nonstop transatlantic flight from Moscow to the USA across the North Pole.