1935, Haykino, (based on G.Sundukyan’s play of the same name), 88 min. (2397 m), b/w
First teatrical screening: 15.06.1935.
Scr./Dir. H.Bek-Nazarov, co-Dir. A.Gulakyan, Dir. of Phot. D.Feldman, Art Dir. M.Arutchyan, S.Safaryan, G.Sharbabchyan, V.Sidamon-Eristov, Compos. A.Khachaturyan, Sound N.Pisarev, Music.Edit. D.Blok, Asst.Dir. T.Garina, F.Karen, Prod.Manag. A.Ohanjanyan.
Cast: Pepo – H.Nersisyan, Zimzimov – A.Avetisyan, Shushan – Hasmik (T.Hakobyan), Giko – G.Avetyan, Darcho – H.Khachanyan, Kekel – T.Makhmurova, Kakuli – D.Malyan, Darcho’s mother – M.Beroyan, kinto – G.Gabrielyan, Duduli – A.Gulakyan, Natel – N.Manucharyan, Efemia – N.Gevorgyan, Samson – V.Bagratuni, gossiper (woman) – M.Jrpetyan, Margrit – H.Vanyan, Gevorg – M.Garagash, judge – V.Barsky, pichkhul – A.Kefchyan.
The film focuses on the opposition of a poor but honest fisherman to a cunning trader, who has robbed the former by trickery.
This is the first Armenian sound film.