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Transbalt

Hero of the Indian Ocean

1930, Kyiv Film Studio VUFKU, 7 parts / 1,862 m, 69 min

Director:
 Myron Bilynskyi
Scriptwriter:
 Viktor Rakovskyi, Vasyl Kuts, Myron Bilynskyi
Cameraman:
 Ivan Shekker
Artist:
 Volodymyr Kaplunovskyi
Cast: 
S. Smyrnova (a fisher’s wife), Ivan Kapralov (Myshko, a radio operator), Serhii Minin (a fisher, the head of the cooperative), Borys Bezhin (Aloshka, a stoker), Dmytro Voishvyllo (Boreiko, a stoker), A. Dehtiarov (Shurka, a stoker), Van-Sen (Aleut, a fisher), Viktor Rakovskyi (a stoker), R. Pak, Volodymyr Uralskyi, Leo Negri (fishers), Serhii Khudiakov, Ivan Levchenko

The ship Transbalt must deliver salt to Far Eastern fishers who made enhanced commitments. The crew also makes a commitment – to provide salt ahead of time. However, one of the boilers on the steamship exploded. A storm begins. Overcoming enormous difficulties, the crew fulfils the task. 

The film is stored at the Russian Gosfilmofond.