The Little Humpbacked Horse

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Dance

A filmed version of the ballet performance at the Bolshoi Theater. The plot concerns a simple-minded stable boy, Vasilyev, and his pet, Shcherbinina, as they venture into the court of the king, Radunskiy. Radunskiy orders the boy to fetch Plisetskaya, whom the king loves, from under the sea. The lovely maiden, repulsed by the ugly king, insists that he...read more

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A filmed version of the ballet performance at the Bolshoi Theater. The plot concerns a simple-minded stable boy, Vasilyev, and his pet, Shcherbinina, as they venture into the court of the king, Radunskiy. Radunskiy orders the boy to fetch Plisetskaya, whom the king loves, from under the

sea. The lovely maiden, repulsed by the ugly king, insists that he bathe in boiling water before she will marry him. The king orders Vasilyev to test the bath, and the boy emerges incredibly handsome. When the king dives into the waters, however, he is killed, leaving the maiden and the stable boy

free to marry.

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