Romania / 1962 / 88’ / b/w / Comedy / AG / Digitalized version by The National Film Archive
Directed by: Mihai Iacob
Screenplay: Mihai Iacob, Alexandru Mirodan, adaptation after the play with the same title by Alexandru Mirodan
With: Radu Beligan, Ion Finteşteanu, Sanda Toma, Mircea Şeptilici, Nicolae Gărdescu, Ştefan Ciubotăraşu, Jules Cazaban, Angela Chiuaru, Fory Etterle, Ion Ciprian, Dorin Dron, Amza Pellea, Tudorel Popa, Sandu Sticlaru, Cosma Braşoveanu, Geo Saizescu, Puiu Călinescu, Florin Piersic, Marcel Anghelescu, Mitzura Arghezi, Anda Caropol, Willy Ronea, Val Săndulescu
Produced by: Bucharest Cinema Studios
Kid Sandman, an unemployed worker, is the victim of a miscarriage of justice. Being taken for a gangster, he is sentenced to death. But the execution is reprieved until the prisoner writes his memoirs. Kid begins to write successful fiction books and soon he becomes "The Famous 702". Realizing that the books he writes are harmful, Diana, a young secretary Kid is in love with, persuades him to start writing true stories about common people.
The film premiered in Romania October 22th, 1962.