Taras Bulba

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Historical, War

This is a poor adaptation of Gogol's classic novel, featuring Yul Brynner as the legendary cossack leader Taras Bulba. Betrayed by the Polish army circa 1550, Brynner and his men are forced to flee across the Russian steppes. Later, Brynner raises two sons who follow in their father's footsteps. Curtis, however, falls in love with Polish noblewoman Kaufmann,...read more

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(Movie Clip) Opening, Prologue
Nice paintings, Franz Waxman music, Paul Frees narration and fancy visual effects, opening the offbeat epic Taras Bulba, 1962, starring Yul Brynner an (more…)
(Movie Clip) Bring Out the Dead!
Cossack Andrei (Tony Curtis) tries to sneak out of Dubno with Polish girlfriend Natalia (Christine Kaufmann) who explains about the plague, in a scene (more…)
(Movie Clip) Cossack Brotherhood!
Rejecting the apologies of his prince (Daniel Ocko), Yul Brynner (the title character) cuts his hair and warns of both Cossack revenge and a nice long (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This is a poor adaptation of Gogol's classic novel, featuring Yul Brynner as the legendary cossack leader Taras Bulba. Betrayed by the Polish army circa 1550, Brynner and his men are forced to flee across the Russian steppes. Later, Brynner raises two sons… (more)

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