The Cloth Peddler (1917)
7h · Comedy, Drama · 3 January 1917
Set in turn of the century Baku at the dawn of the 20th century, a young man wishes to marry. Since he is a rich and successful business man, despite his young age, he feels that he should have his pick of any bride that he fancies, however, Azerbanjani tradition dictates otherwise. He then decides to get stealthy about the matter and disguises himself as a mere cloth peddler. As the peddler, a young woman falls in love with him, but grieves that he father will not marry her to a mere peddler. Young Askar then reveals who his he to her father and asks for he hand in marriage. Seeing that he is indeed a wealthy young man, the father hardly agrees and the two are permitted to marry.
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