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Soldier and the Elephant, The

1977, Hayfilm Studio, comedy, 79min. (2187m), b/w, wide screen, premiere – 11.03.1978.
Scr. E.Akopov, D.Kesayants, Dir. D.Kesayants, Dir. of Phot. L.Atoyants, Art Dir. M.Antonyan (co-Des. S.Matevosyan, A.Sargsyan), Compos. Yu.Harutyunyan, Sound E.Vanunts, First Asst.Dir. Rom.Zhamharyan, Cam. M.Khanamiryan, Cost.Des. G.Manukyan, Sh.Gasparyan, Set Des. M.Maksapetyan, M.Baghdasaryan, Make-up Kh.Zahalyan, Sec.Asst.Dir. Zh.Hovsepyan, E.Gevorgyan, V.Melkonyan, A.Ohanyan, N.Mamikonyan, Asst.Cam. S.Sargsyan, K.Kyureghyan, V.Atoyan, Edit. V.Haykazyan, Scr.Edit. N.Ohanyan, admin. crew: R.Poghosyan, R.Mamikonyan, M.Piloyan, G.Vardanyan, Prod.Manag. G.Sedova, the text of the songs by G.Pozhenyan.
Cast: Armenak – F.(M.)Mkrtchyan, German girl – L.Shtrimaytite, general – V.Rindin, old-railway-man – V.Pitsek, young soldier – H.Vanyan, Matryenok – V.Davtyan, old German man – S.Kosmauskas, lieutenant – V.Grachyov, head of the kolkhos – A.Bakhar, Yegorka – A.Dmitriev, young German man – A.Morkovskis.
In the episodes: I.Medvedev, G.Krishtal, A.Khostikyan, Ye.Maksimova, L.Volskaya, V.Almazova, T.Lepina, S.Berilla, Gen (G.Shahnazaryan), Ye.Nersisyan, K.Veremeychik, V.Ovcharov, L.Martirosyan, L.Jigarjyan, R.Gritsenko, A.Panasenko, A.Patsekonis.

This is the story of an Armenian soldier, who was sent on an extraordinary assignment – to bring an elephant from Germany to the Yerevan Zoo.