The Ballad of the Valiant Knight Ivanhoe

Ballad of the Valiant Knight Ivanhoe (Russian: Баллада о доблестном рыцаре Айвенго) is a 1983 Soviet adventure film, based on the novel Ivanhoe by Walter Scott. It reached the 9th place in Soviet box office distribution of 1983 with 28.4 million viewers.

Ballad of the Valiant Knight Ivanhoe
Directed bySergei Tarasov
Written byLeonid Nekhoroshev
Walter Scott (novel)
StarringTamara Akulova
Peteris Gaudins
Boris Khimichev
Leonid Kulagin
Romualds Ancans
Boris Khmelnitsky
Music byIgor Kantyukov
CinematographyRoman Veseler
Release date
Running time
92 minutes
CountrySoviet Union



The filming took place in Khotyn Fortress and Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle. The movie features songs originally written and performed by Vladimir Vysotsky for the 1975 Soviet film The Arrows of Robin Hood, but removed from the latter for political reasons.


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