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Filmed in color, the Russian The Lucky Bride is set in Moscow just after the retreat of Napoleon. The title character (Elena Shvetsova) is the daughter of a bourgeois widower (Makom Shtraukh) who hopes to land a husband for the girl in order to collect an inheritance. In keeping with the edicts set down in his wealthy aunt's will, our hero must find a potential groom with the initials A. F. (the aunt has had all her possessions monogrammed with those initials!) And that's where handsome Lieutenant A...more