Russophiles Unite! Movie Podcast
The Diamond Arm (Leonid Gaidai; 1969)

The Diamond Arm (Leonid Gaidai; 1969)

February 21, 2019

This time around, we've unwittingly got ourselves mixed up with Leonid Gaidai's 1969 crime caper The Diamond Arm.

To discuss the film, Ally is joined by Olivia Capozzalo & Smith Freeman, who co-host She's in Russia podcast, which is a mostly weekly audio grab-bag of Russia-related awesomeness. You should definitely have a listen.

You'll find relevant links here: http://shesinrussia.com

The Diamond Arm stars Yuri Nikulin, Andrei Mironov, Nonna Mordyukova, Anatoly Papanov, Nina Grebeshkova, and Svetlana Svetlichnaya.

If you'd like to get in touch and tell us what you thought of the film and/or the podcast episode, here are some ways you can do that:

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War and Peace (King Vidor; 1956)

War and Peace (King Vidor; 1956)

February 7, 2019

Get yer boots on, as we're off to do battle with King Vidor's 1956 interpretation of Lev Tolstoy's War and Peace

To talk about the film, Ally is joined by podcaster and masterful storyteller Adam Roche of The Secret History of Hollywood, Attaboy, Clarence, and (most recently) Talking Pictures TV Podcast. Find out more about his podcasts at: www.attaboyclarence.com

Expect SPOILERS from about 22 minutes in until the end.

War and Peace stars Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman, Anita Ekberg, Oskar Homolka, Helmut Dantine, and Jeremy Brett.

If you'd like to get in touch and tell us what you thought of the film and/or the podcast episode, here are some ways you can do that:

Twitter: @RussophilesU

Email: russophilesunite@gmail.com

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