The village of Budaika is the birthplace of V. Chapaev, a hero of the Civil War in Russia. The villagers are the same age as V. I. Chapaev: T. A. Kuznetsov, A. K. Fedorov. The city of Cheboksary. A meeting dedicated to the laying of a monument to V. I. Chapaev. O.K. Kudryavtsev, a former telephone operator at the headquarters of the Chapaevsk division, speaking. People's Artist of the USSR B. A. Babochkin talks about filming in the role of V. I. Chapaev in the cinema.