Norilsk, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).
Various shots of snow covered streets in Norilsk, a city in Northern Russia. MS. Interior of gaily decorated store CU. Woman assistant hands over the counter an artificial Christmas tree to a family, there are no real trees grown in the area. Large placard reading 'Happy New Year 1962'. MS. Modern fruit counter in store, people being served. CU. Christmas tree decoration on counter. Woman assistant takes champagne off the shelf and puts it on counter with some other bottles. CU. Sergei Sardakov, man who helped to build the city, at his home celebrating New Year with family. CU. Pouring glasses of champagne. MS. Sergei Sardakov with his family, they all stand and touch glasses to drink New Year toast.
Date found in the old record - 08/01/1962.