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Today in History, Dec. 13

A screenshot from the film.

42 years ago today, on Dec. 13, 1971, the Russian comedy "Gentlemen of Fortune" premiered in Moscow. The movie follows the life of Yevgeny Troshkin, a humble teacher who looks identical a thief that stole Alexander the Great's helmet at an archeological excavation site. The police send him to prison undercover to impersonate the thief and get information from inmates.

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