His Call (Russian: Его призыв, romanized: Yego prizyv) is a 1925 Soviet drama film directed by Yakov Protazanov. It was also released as 23 January (Russian: 23 января) in the Soviet Union and as Broken Chains in the United States.
|Directed by||Yakov Protazanov|
|Written by||Vera Eri|
|17 February 1925|
|62 minutes (1700 meters)|
|Language||Silent film (Russian intertitles)|
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.
- Его призыв at the kino-teatr.ru