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Crossing cinema Europe: where they filmed the Soviet abroad

The Soviet period of history, not least notable for its cinematography. This is evidenced by the fact that quotes from a variety of films has gone to the people immediately after the premiere and walk there still.

Of special interest are films based on works by foreign authors, which takes place clearly not in the Soviet Union. Because to take out a rather large film crew outside of the state was difficult, they had to find some place in the Soviet Union, which visually resembled the other countries.

We have created for you a selection of such places.

“The adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson”

Street Jauniela, Riga played the role of Baker street in the first part of the Soviet television series about Sherlock Holmes (“Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson”, 1980).

The house on the Brixton road (which killed Him) was starring in the present St. Petersburg. This country mansion of Princess Saltykova (“Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson”, 1980).

Another part of the television series, “the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: the hound of the Baskervilles” (1981), filmed in Tallinn, on the street, Hobusepea.

A scene from the movie “the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: the hound of the Baskervilles” (1981).

Riga’s Esplanade Park and the Latvian Academy of arts (“Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson”, 1979).

Riga’s Esplanade Park and the Latvian Academy of arts (“Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson”, 1979).

The building of the Russian geographical society (hotel “Northumberland” in the film “the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: the hound of the Baskervilles”, 1981)

Estonia, Tallinn, Pikk street (“the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: the hound of the Baskervilles”, 1981)

Estonia, Tallinn, Pikk street (“the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: the hound of the Baskervilles”, 1981)

“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”

Lady of the snows Church — “House of Mr. Bonacieux” from the movie “D’artagnan and three Musketeers” (1978).

Potocki Palace, Lviv oblast — the house of Monsieur de Treville (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

Potocki Palace, Lviv oblast — the house of Monsieur de Treville (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

Armenian Cathedral, Lviv — monastery of Decho (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

The Palace of cardinal Richelieu from the film “D’artagnan and three Musketeers” (1978) was filmed at the House of scientists in Lviv.

House of scientists, Lviv (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

The Church of St. Anthony, the lions also became the place to shoot the action in the Palace of cardinal Richelieu (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

Bernardine Church and monastery, Lviv (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

Bernardine Church and monastery, Lviv (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

Olesko castle, Lviv Palace of Buckingham (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

Pidhirtsi castle, Lviv oblast, Ukraine — the Paris town hall (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

Svirzh castle — the ancestral castle D Artamanov, the monastery of the Carmelites at Bethune, the house of the executioner, Bastion Saint-Gervais, etc. (“D’artagnan and three Musketeers”, 1978).

“The diamond arm”

“Damn it!” Istanbul for the film “the diamond arm” (1968) was shot in Baku, Kichik Gala street.

Baku, Kichik Gala street these days.

“The Adventures Of Electronics”

The Trakai castle (Lithuania) filmed some scenes of the film “the adventures of electronics” (1979).

For example, this.

The rest of the “foreign” scenes, including that part in the movie where the song plays “the clock strikes on the old tower”, was also shot in Lithuania.

The site chosen was a well-preserved Old town of Vilnius.

“Chelovek-amfibiya”

“Amphibian man”, 1961. Shooting this scene took place in the Crimea, Laspi Bay.

The hunt for a frogman arranged under the Iphigenia rock in the Crimea, in the village of riverside (at that time — castropol) near Yalta.

And ichthyander and gutiere actually took place not in Argentina but in the Blue Bay of Sevastopol.

The role that Buenos Aires played in Baku (“the amphibian Man”, 1961).

“The man from Boulevard des Capucines”

Santa Carolina (“the Man from Boulevard des Capucines”, 1987) arranged in the Crimea, near Koktebel.

Very “wild West” Prairie arranged in Belogorskiy district of the Crimea, near the village of Belaya Skala (“the Man from Boulevard des Capucines”, 1987).

“The Adventures Of Pinocchio”

This episode of “adventures of Buratino” (1975) was shot near the Crimean foros.

Urban scenes of the film was shot in Vilnius.

“The snow Queen”

Adaptation of the Andersen tale “the snow Queen” (1966) was shot in Tallinn.

“Seventeen moments of spring”

Berne Flower street from the film “17 moments of spring”, where the turnout was a Soviet spy were rejected, shot in Riga in Jauniela street.

Pastor Schlagg crossed the Swiss border on the set in Georgia.

But Berlin shot in Berlin, in its Eastern part.

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