July 14, a postal card with a commemorative stamp dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of Pavel Kadochnikov (1915-1988), cinema actor is to be released into circulation


Kadochnikov Pavel (1915-1988) was a film actor, producer, screenwriter. People's Artist of the USSR (1979), Hero of Socialist Labor (1985).

In 1935 he graduated from the Leningrad Theatre Institute and played on the stage of the Leningrad Young People’s Theatre until 1944.

He began acting in movies in 1935. In”Ivan the Terrible” of Sergei Eisenstein he not only conducted the tragic line of the pretender Vladimir of Staritsa, but also played two small roles (of Chaldean and Yevstafy).

His actor's range can be seen in his lyric roles in the films “Anton Ivanovich is angry” (1941), “The tamer of tigers” (1954) and in the role of Major Fedotov in the “Secret Agent” (1947) by Boris Barnet. These films were brought the national popularity to the actor.

For the roles he took in the patriotic movies he won the Stalin Prize (in 1948 for the ”Secret Agent” by Alexey Fedotov, in 1949 for the role of Alexey Maresiev in the ”Story of a Real Man”, in 1951 - for the role of Kovshov in the film “Far from Moscow”).

In the adaptation of works by Boris Polevoy "Story of a Real Man" to enter deeper into the image, Kadochnikov flatly refused the services of doubles, within four months of this went to the prosthesis, which was filmed in and crawled in the snow in the dead of winter.

In 1970-1980-ies. Kadochnikov started to act the classical repertoire: Triletsky in "An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano" (1976), Prince Kuchumov in "Easy Money" (1981) and the characteristic role of the "old Russian" in "Siberiade" (1978).

He directed the films "I will never forget you" (1983) and "Silver Strings" (1987).

A postal card with original stamp depicts a portrait of the actor and the frame from the film "Story of a Real Man" (Mosfilm, 1948).

A special postmark (cancellation: Saint Petersburg) was issued in addition to the release of a postal card.

Design: R. Komsa
Circulation: 13 thousand cards.

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