A film about the life and work of the writer A. N. Tolstoy. Interview with the sons of the writer Nikita and Dmitry, with the editor-in-chief of the magazine Ogonyok V. Korotich, with actor V. Livanov (synchronously). Photos, picturesque portraits of A. N. Tolstoy, made in different years. The building and interiors of the rooms of the A. N. Tolstoy House-Museum in Samara; the director of the museum talks about the parents of the writer (synchronously). Museum-apartment of A. N. Tolstoy in Moscow. monument at the grave of A. N. Tolstoy. The film includes newsreels: A. N. Tolstoy's meeting with the Italian writer F. T. Marinetti in 1916; A.N. Tolstoy's speeches and his meetings with readers, the opening of a monument to A.N.Tolstoy in 1957 in Moscow (sculptor G.I.Motovilov), presentation of a government award to A.N. Tolstoy in the Kremlin in 1941, funeral A. N. Tolstoy (among those present - academician V. N. Obraztsov), A. N. Tolstoy's stay in Spain, V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko presents the address to A.N. Tolstoy and others. The film starred the actor O. Basilashvili.