The Devil's Wheel

The Devil's Wheel

The Devil's Wheel is a 1926 Soviet silent crime film directed by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg.


During a walk in the garden of the People's House, sailor Ivan Shorin meets Valya and, having missed the scheduled time is late for the ship which is departing for a cruise. The next morning he has to go to a distant foreign trek and his slight delay has turned into a desertion. The young people are sheltered by artists who turn out to be ordinary punks. Not wanting to become a thief, Ivan runs away and surrenders himself to the authorities. After the trial of his friends and just punishment, he returns to his former life.

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    director Grigori Kozintsev Leonid Trauberg
    genre crime
    keywords morning shelter young people
    productionCompany Lenfilm