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Gaĭdaĭ, Leonid

Overview
Works: 102 works in 212 publications in 4 languages and 1,010 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Adventure stories  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Producer, Scenarist, Performer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Leonid Gaĭdaĭ
 
Most widely held works by Leonid Gaĭdaĭ
Ivan Vasilʹevich meni︠a︡et professii︠u︡ [Ivan Vasilievich changes occupation] ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in Russian and Multiple languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absent-minded inventor Shurik (Aleksandr Demʹi︠a︡nenko) 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
Brilliantovai︠a︡ ruka ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in Russian and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric comedy about a modest Russian worker who starts a heroic combat against a gang of smugglers
Operat︠s︡ii︠a︡ "Y" i drugie prikli︠u︡chenii︠a︡ Shurika [Operation "Y," or, Shurik's other adventures] ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Russian and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trilogy of comedies in which the student Shurik gets involved in construction site hijinks, examination anxieties, and inept criminal antics
Kavkazskai︠a︡ plennit︠s︡a, ili, Novye prikli︠u︡chenii︠a︡ Shurika Kidnapping Caucasian style, or, New Shurik's adventures ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Russian and held by 81 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
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
12 stulʹev ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in Russian and held by 30 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 26 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 ..."
Dvenadt︠s︡atʹ stulʹev by Leonid Gaĭdaĭ ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Russian and held by 23 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
Diamond arm by Leonid Gaĭdaĭ ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Russian and No Linguistic content and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric comedy about a modest Russian worker who starts a heroic combat against a gang of smugglers
Ne mozhet bytʹ! komicheskie kinonovelly po proizvedenii︠a︡m Mikhaila Zoshchenko ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Russian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three romantic farces which prove that love is love (and infidelity is infidelity) the world over
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
Na Deribasovskoĭ khoroshai︠a︡ pogoda, ili, Na Braĭton-Bich opi︠a︡tʹ idut dozhdi Weather is good on Deribasovskaya, it rains again on Brighton Beach ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Russian and held by 21 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
Inkognito iz Peterburga ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in Russian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Gogol's "Revizor."
Delovye li︠u︡di ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in Russian and held by 19 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."
Sportloto-82 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Russian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a lost winning lottery ticket, as everyone is in a chase to find it first hand
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
Za spichkami ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Russian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Russian film of one of the most beloved Finnish classics. It is a description of peaceful countryside life of the early 20th century, disturbed by a series of funny coincidences and misunderstandings. It all starts when farmer Ihalainen must visit his neighbours to borrow some matches
Operation Y & other Shurik's adventures ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Russian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cranky Shurik has a series of comedic misadventures, including trying to save a warehouse from being robbed, after it has already been robbed
12 stulʹev ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in Russian and held by 7 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
Brilliantovaja ruka ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Russian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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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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