Strictly Business (1962 film)
Strictly Business (alternate name Business People, Russian: Деловые люди, romanized: Delovye lyudi) is a 1962 Soviet black-and-white comedy film directed by Leonid Gaidai, based on three short stories by O. Henry: "The Roads We Take", "Makes the Whole World Kin", and "The Ransom of Red Chief".
|Directed by||Leonid Gaidai|
|Screenplay by||Leonid Gaidai|
|Music by||Georgy Firtich|
|Edited by||Alla Abramova|
The film's title is borrowed from the book of short stories by O. Henry titled Strictly Business (1910, Деловые люди in Russian translation), but none of the short stories it includes were adapted for the screen.
- "The Roads We Take"
- Vladlen Paulus as "Shark" Dodson (voiced by Oleg Dahl)
- Alexander Shvorin as Bob Tidball
- Viktor Gromov as Mr Williams
- Vladimir Pitsek as machinist (uncredited)
- Viktor Uralsky as fireman (uncredited)
- Lev Lobov as conductor of the coach (uncredited)
- Yuri Chulyukin as Peabody, clerk (uncredited)
- "Makes the Whole World Kin"
- "The Ransom of Red Chief"
- Delovye lyudi on IMDb
- Delovye lyudi (Business People) at Rotten Tomatoes
- Strictly Business (1962) (English subtitles)
- Деловые люди