Chelovek-Amfibiya (1962)

USSR,
96m
35mm film, colour, 1.37:1
mono, Russian

A Russian science fiction film directed by Vladimir Chebotaryov and Gennadiy Kazanskiy.

Plot Summary

Residents of a small coastal town are terrorised by a strange creature that emerges fro the sea. In reality, it's the surgically maimed son of mad surgeon Doctor Salvator.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Vladimir Chebotaryov, Gennadiy Kazanskiy
Goskino, Lenfilm Studio
Written by: Akiba Golburt, Aleksei Kapler, Aleksandr Ksenofontov
Based on the Novel by: Aleksandr Belyaev
Director of Photography: Eduard Rozovsky
Editor: L. Obrazumova [real name: Lyudmila Obrazumova]
Music by: Andrei Petrov
Sound: L. Valter [real name: Lev Valter]
Special Effects: M. Kandat
Production Designer: V. Ulitko [real name: Vsevolod Ulitko], T. Vasilkovskaya [real name: Tamara Vasilkovskaya]

Cast
V. Korenev [real name: Vladimir Korenev] (Ichtyandr Salvator)
A. Vertinskaya [real name: Anastasiya Vertinskaya] (Guttiere Baltazar)
M. Kozakov [real name: Mikhail Kozakov] (Pedro Zurita)
N. Simonov [real name: Nikolai Simonov] (Dr Salvator)
A. Smiranin [real name: Anatoliy Smiranin] (old Baltazar)
V. Davydov [real name: Vladlen Davydov] (Olsen – journalist)
A. Antonyan [real name: Albert Antonyan] (Kristo)
N. Bolshakova [real name: Nina Bolshakova] (Pevitsa)
A. Ivanov [real name: Anatoliy Ivanov]
V. Kudryashov [real name: Valeri Kudryashov]
N. Kuzmin [real name: Nikolay Kuzmin] (Zurity the sailor)
M. Medvedev [real name: Mikhail Medvedev] (Botsman)
Y. Medvedev [real name: Yuriy Medvedev] (fishmonger)
A. Nikritina [real name: Anna Nikritina] (Zurity)
A. Orlik [real name: Irina Orlik]
A. Shaginyan (Sancho)
G. Tusuzov [real name: Georgi Tusuzov]
A. Zakharov [real name: Aleksandr Zakharov] (Politselskiy)

Alternative Titles

Amfibiomies – Finland (television)
O amfivios anthropos – Greece (video)
Amphibian Man
The Amphibian Man – USA (television)
Der Amphibienmensch – East Germany
Člověk obojzivelník – Czechoslovakia
Čovjek-amfibija – Serbian Yugoslavia title
Czlowiek-amfibia – Poland
Diabel morski – Poland
El hombre anfibio – Argentina, Spain
Havets søn – Denmark
L'homme amphibie – France
A kétéltű ember – Hungary
Meren paholainen – Finland
Morski djavo – Serbian Yugoslavia advertising title
Oi okeanoi einai dikoi mou – Greece
Omul-amfibie – Romania
Le Tarzan des mers – France
Чoвекът-амфибия – Bulgaria
Человек-Амфибия – Russia

See also
Chelovek-amfibiya (2004)

References

Periodicals

  • The Daily Cinema no.9568 (30 August 1968) p.6 – credits, review
  • Kine Weekly no.3177 (31 August 1968) p.15 – credits, review
  • Sight & Sound vol.32 no.4 (Autumn 1963) p.179 – review
  • Soviet Film no.2 (February 1962) – credits, review
  • Variety 24 July 1963 – credits, review

Books