Titles read: "LENINGRAD - ATOMIC ICEBREAKER".
Various shots of the new atomic-powered icebreaker ship 'Lenin' on the River Neva. One of the assistants in the control room walks across to an instrument panel. Two engineers sit at a control board. C/U of two switches...
Cute baby chimpanzee Vega is being reared by zoo staff in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Supplies being unloaded at the port of Leningrad and placed onto trucks prior to being transported to inland.
Cuban dancer studies ballet in Russia. Good quality throughout.
Russian voiceovered material about 500 mile gas pipeline between Serpukhov and Leningrad.
Fur auction takes place in Leningrad (now St Petersburg), Russia.
A beautiful cathedral in Leningrad is restored.
Technicians at work constructing a large mirror telescope.
Furs hanging in racks, bidding takes place in dollars.