Original YT playout date: 16 January 2010
Huliganov TV has been able to get hold of a full version of this Soviet children’s movie for your enjoyment. Directed in 1969 by Alexandr Rou, this production of the Russian Story of “”Barbara the Fair with Silky Hair”” stars Mikhail Pugovkin as King Jeremy, Anastacia Zuyeva as the Narrator Lady, Georgiy Millar as King Chudo-Yudo, and Tatiana Klyuyeva as the eponymous Barbara.
The story is a traditional style fairytale, with King Jeremy kidnapped by the underwater kind Chudo-Yudo while making a census of his lands, and agreeing unwisely to a ransome demanded for his release…
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Original YT playout date: 3 January 2010
From the old soviet children’s film archives comes (thanks to my wife’s Belarus connexions) this well-known film based on a story by Oscar Wilde – the Star Child who drove away his mother, and then came to realise the enormity of what he had done. This is the whole film, in two parts of roughly equal length. Happy Russian Christmas! С Рождеством! (I put it up for Russian Christmas in January, a tradition time of year when this used to be televised).
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Original YT playout date: 26 September 2009
Russian version of “When All We Need Is Love” by Mark Maysey. Translated and performed by Viktor D. Huliganov.
This song featured recently in Prague Vlog # 11, and Mark Maysey said he liked it and asked whether I would make a separate video with some photos about love and war. Therefore, especially for you, Mark, here it is.
Not enough people know this song, and other of Mark Maysey’s original songs. I have only seen them here on YouTube and his subscribership deserves to be much bigger. However, those who do hear these songs find that they sink in very deep, and stay with the listener not only for a short time, but for much longer, improving the soul.
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Original YT playout date: 1 August 2008
Irina Levkovitch does an impromptu reading of this Russian poem of uncertain authorship.
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Original playout date: 6 April 2008
“Verbs of type 1b with infinitives in
-yt’. Also more about the imperatives and the past tense, and the way aspects work. Long lesson”
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