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Gaĭdaĭ, Leonid

Overview
Works: 117 works in 208 publications in 3 languages and 994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Adventure stories  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Dedicatee, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Leonid Gaĭdaĭ, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Leonid Gaĭdaĭ
 
Most widely held works by Leonid Gaĭdaĭ
Brilliantovai︠a︡ ruka ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in Russian and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric comedy about a modest Russian worker who starts a heroic combat against a gang of smugglers
Ivan Vasilʹevich meni︠a︡et professii︠u︡ [Ivan Vasilievich changes occupation] ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in Russian and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absent-minded inventor Shurik has built a time machine in his apartment. When it accidentally sends a thief and his apartment manager, a look-alike for Ivan the Terrible, to the tsar's palace during Ivan the Terrible's reign, and the Tsar finds himself in modern Moscow, complications arise and Shurik desperately tries to return things to normal
Operat︠s︡ii︠a︡ "Y" i drugie prikli︠u︡chenii︠a︡ Shurika [Operation "Y," or, Shurik's other adventures] ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Russian and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trilogy of comedies in which the student Shurik gets involved in construction site hijinks, examination anxieties, and inept criminal antics
Kidnapping Caucasian style, or, new Shurik's adventures ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in Russian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shurik, a student studying Caucasian rites and traditions, falls for Nina. When Nina is kidnapped "Caucasian style" to be the forced bride of a senior official, Shurik bravely rushes to her rescue
Kavkazskai︠a︡ plennit︠s︡a, ili, Novye prikli︠u︡chenii︠a︡ Shurika Kidnapping Caucasian style, or, New Shurik's adventures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Russian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shurik, a student studying Caucasian rites and traditions, falls for Nina. When Nina is kidnapped "Caucasian style" to be the forced bride of a senior official, Shurik bravely rushes to her rescue
12 stulʹev ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in Russian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former aristrocrat Kisa Vorobianinov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him--she hid the family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs she used to have. Kisa meets up with Ostap Bender, a young con artist, and together they search for the lost jewels
Ivan Vasilievich back to the future ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in Multiple languages and Russian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Non-science fictional, not entirely realistic and not exactly historical film" based on Mikhail Bulgakov's play "Ivan Vassilievich". Inventor Shurik (Demyanenko) has constructed in his regular Moscow apartment a ... time machine. Accidentally it sends Ivan the Terrible's namesake and double, the apartment house manager Bunsha (Yakovlev) and a thief, George Miloslavsky (Kuravlyov) to the Tsar's palace, and the Tsar finds himself in our time. Further events are unpredictible ..."
Kavkazskai︠a︡ plennit︠s︡a, ili novye prikli︠u︡chenii︠a︡ Shurika ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Russian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shurik, a student studying Caucasian rites and traditions, falls for Nina. When Nina is kidnapped "Caucasian style" to be the forced bride of a senior official, Shurik bravely rushes to her rescue
Opasno dli︠a︡ zhizni! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Russian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventures of a Soviet officer, who on his way to work sees a ragged high-voltage line and decides to take action
Delovye li︠u︡di ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in Russian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film in three parts, based on stories by O. Henry, including "The Roads We Take," "The Ransom of Red Chief," and "Makes the Whole World Kin."
Inkognito iz Peterburga ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Russian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Gogol's "Revizor."
Kavkazskai︠a︡ plennit︠s︡a, ili, Novye prikli︠u︡chenii︠a︡ Shurika Kidnapping Cauucasian Style, or, Shurik's New Adventures ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Russian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shurik, a student studying Caucasian rites and traditions, falls for Nina. When Nina is kidnapped "Caucasian style" to be the forced bride of a senior official, Shurik bravely rushes to her rescue
Diamond arm by Leonid Gaĭdaĭ ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric comedy about a modest Russian worker who starts a heroic combat against a gang of smugglers
Dvenadt︠s︡atʹ stulʹev by Leonid Gaĭdaĭ ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Russian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Smooth operator" Ostap Bender leads a search for hidden tsarist treasures in a satirical look at Soviet life during the NEP period
Sportloto-82 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Russian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a lost winning lottery ticket, as everyone is in a chase to find it first hand
Ne mozhet bytʹ! komicheskie kinonovelly po proizvedenii︠a︡m Mikhaila Zoshchenko ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Russian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three romantic farces which prove that love is love (and infidelity is infidelity) the world over
Samogonshchiki Pes Barbos i neobychnyĭ kross ; "Sto gramm" dli︠a︡ khrabrosti-- ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Russian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three short comedy films
Na Deribasovskoĭ khoroshai︠a︡ pogoda, ili, Na Braĭton-Bich opi︠a︡tʹ idut dozhdi Weather is good on Deribasovskaya, it rains again on Brighton Beach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Russian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Historico-revolutionary film for young, senior, mature and old children. About times when USSR, CPSU, KGB and sausages at 2 roubles 20 kopecks existed"--film subtitles
Na Deribasovskoĭ khoroshai︠a︡ pogoda, ili, Na Braĭton-Bich opi︠a︡tʹ idut dozhdi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Russian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The era is Perestroika and Gorbachev id President. The United States government asks the Soviet government to send over an agent to help them capture one of its former citizens, a Russian mafiosi who emigrated to American and established himself in Brighton Beach, N.Y. No one knows his true identity and he has many guises. The Americans cannot understand the Russian psyche and only one unorthodox Russian detective in the whole KGB is deemed capable of capturing this elusive criminal and ridding Brighton Beach of the Russian mafia, and he is given the special assignment
Dvenadt︠s︡atʹ stulʹev [12 chairs] ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Russian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former aristrocrat Kisa Vorobianinov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him--she hid the family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs she used to have. Kisa meets up with Ostap Bender, a young con artist, and together they search for the lost jewels
 
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Alternative Names
Gaidai, Leonid, 1923-1993
Gaiday, Leonid, 1923-1993
Gajdaj, L.
Gajdaj, L. 1923-1993
Gajdaj, Leonid.
Gajdaj, Leonid 1923-1993
Gajdaj, Leonid Iovič 1923-1993
Gajdaj, Leonid Jovič.
Гайдай, Л., 1923-1993
Гайдай, Леонид
Гайдай, Леонид Иович, 1923-1993
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