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The Tailor from Torzhok

The Tailor from Torzhok

thumb|A scene from the film

Plot

The film takes place in Soviet Russia during the NEP in a small provincial town. Petya Petelkin is a humble tailor of a sewing workshop belonging to the widow Shirinkina. The widow decides to marry her employee and Petya buys a lottery ticket hoping to win so that he can present her with a fancy gift.

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    author
    contentLocation Soviet Union
    director Yakov Protazanov
    genre comedy
    keywords begin belong lottery ticket nep new economic policy sew win
    productionCompany Gorky Film Studio
    theme silent