His Call is a 1925 Soviet drama film directed by Yakov Protazanov. It was also released as 23 January in the Soviet Union and as Broken Chains in the United States.


The main protagonists of the film are Katya (Varvara Popova), the daughter of a factory worker and Andrey (Ivan Koval-Samborsky), the son of the former owner of the factory who illegally returns to the USSR to find treasures hidden by his father. The film title refers to the Communist party's appeal, after Lenin's death, to enlarge its membership.


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    director Yakov Protazanov
    genre drama
    keywords communist party factory factory worker main protagonist
    productionCompany Gorky Film Studio