Romance with a Double Bass (1974)

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A double bass player arrives earlier than the other musicians at the Russian estate to play at the princess's betrothal party. Wearing only a top hat he swims in the lake the princess is swimming too, and both lose their clothes. The musician has to get her back by carrying her in his case. From a short story by Chekov.

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