Chaliapin - The Enchanter

  |  Buy to Own: 27/09/1999
  |  58 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Documentary about Fyodor Chaliapin Sr, widely considered to be the greatest Russian singer of the 20th century and the greatest male operatic actor who ever lived. The film combines archive footage of Chaliapin's greatest roles, Don Quixote and Ivan the Terrible, with vintage newsreels and interviews with his family and performers on whom he had an influence, including Sergei Leiferkus and Alexei Mochalov.