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Balalaika (15-Dec-1939)

Director: Reinhold Schünzel

Writers: Leon Gordon; Charles Bennett; Jacques Deval

From a play: Balalaika by Eric Maschwitz

Music by: George Posford; Bernard Grün

Producer: Lawrence Weingarten

Keywords: Musical

A Russian prince traveling incognito, meets a café singer, secretly a revolutionary, and fall in love. His father's assassination and revolution separate the two, and the prince flees the country for Paris, to a life of exile.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lionel Atwill
1-Mar-1885 22-Apr-1946 The Ghost of Frankenstein
Abner Biberman
1-Apr-1909 20-Jun-1977 Knock on Wood
Joyce Compton
27-Jan-1907 13-Oct-1997 Blonde character actress
Nelson Eddy
29-Jun-1901 6-Mar-1967 Phantom of the Opera
Alma Kruger
13-Sep-1871 5-Apr-1960 Molly Byrd, Dr. Kildare's head nurse
Ilona Massey
16-Jun-1910 20-Aug-1974 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Frank Morgan
1-Jun-1890 18-Sep-1949 The Wizard of Oz
Charles Ruggles
8-Feb-1886 23-Dec-1970 Bringing Up Baby
C. Aubrey Smith
21-Jul-1863 20-Dec-1948 The Four Feathers
Zeffie Tilbury
20-Nov-1863 24-Jul-1950 The Grapes of Wrath
George Tobias
14-Jul-1901 27-Feb-1980 Abner Kravitz on Bewitched


Nelson Eddy   ...   Peter
Ilona Massey   ...   Lydia
Charles Ruggles   ...   Nicki
Frank Morgan   ...   Danchenoff
Lionel Atwill   ...   Marakov
C. Aubrey Smith   ...   Gen. Karagin
Joyce Compton   ...   Masha
Dalies Frantz   ...   Dimitri
Walter Woolf King   ...   Sibirsky
Phillip Terry   ...   Lt. Smirnoff
Frederick Worlock   ...   Ramensky
Abner Biberman   ...   Leo
Arthur W. Cernitz   ...   Capt. Pavloff
Roland Varno   ...   Lt. Nikitin
George Tobias   ...   Slaski
Paul Sutton   ...   Anton
Willy Castello   ...   Capt. Testoff
Paul Irving   ...   Prince Morodin
Mildred Shay   ...   Jeanette Sibirsky
Alma Kruger   ...   Mrs. Danchenoff
Zeffie Tilbury   ...   Princess


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