As it turned out, every step of the actress on the screen was monitored.
In the movie “bone of contention”. 1962
Leonid Brezhnev loved actress Olga Aroseva and didn’t miss a single issue of the “Tavern “13 chairs”, where she played a charming lady Monica. Because of this, he once even almost brought to a heart attack official Lapina, which was then chaired the Committee on television and radio.
“After the appearance of “Squash…”
Aroseva has become very popular and recognizable, recalls her longtime friend and colleague, the actress of Theatre of satire of Vera Vasilyeva. — It is not even the word! Before
the performance, the audience usually running around the lobby, looking for the portraits of Mrs.
Monica and the other “Panov”. They perceived them as real people. Only the artistic Director of Theater of satire, where he worked Olga, Valentin Nikolaevich Pluchek, didn’t like this show. He called her contemptuously — “pop!”. But Brezhnev was a fan of lady Monica, and not
miss a single issue of “Squash…”.
Somehow Aroseva was seriously ill and two transmission went out without the participation of Mrs. Monica. Brezhnev’s reaction was immediate: he became agitated and
talked to the “owner” of television, by lapidim. That, of course, seriously panicked.
“Olga told that Lapin personally came to her home and demanded:
“Get well soon! You know WHO I asked about you?” — continues Vera Vasilyeva. — After that, Olya, of course, instantly recovered!”
Unknown facts from the life of Olga Aroseva read here.
With Evgeny Evstigneev and Yuri Nikulin in the film “Old men-robbers”. 1971