Bootleggers or Moonshiners is a 1961 Soviet short comedy film directed by Leonid Gaidai.


The characters played by Yuri Nikulin, Grigory Vitsin and Evgeny Morgunov make moonshine alcohol in a hut hid in a forest. At work they sing about their moonshine still. Their dog takes a piece of it (a coiled condenser) and runs away. The trio has to chaise the dog, and they go on skis. In the end all of them run to the police department, where the bootleggers are arrested.

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    director Leonid Gaidai
    genre comedy
    keywords arrest end police department
    musicBy Nikita Bogoslovsky
    producer Leonid Gaidai
    productionCompany Mosfilm
    theme short