V/O: "The Soviet Union occupies one sixth of the worlds surface." Montage showing the coastline of sea and rocks, vast wheat fields, mountains, rivers, deserts and forests.
V/O: " The population is two hundred million." Montage of Russian types, Ukraine's, Lithuanians, Uzbeks, Tatars, Moldavians, Georgians, and Armenians.
Natural resources showing trucks of grain going to granaries, herds of goats and sheep, fishermen pulling in nets,coal mining, vast oil fields at Baku, mining for precious metals,copper, gold and platinum. Heavy industrial scenes.
Wide modern city streets, Moscow underground,new cars and trucks off the production line. Large modern Public Works buildings. Children in crèches. Schools showing metal work classes,outdoor physical training. Sea cadets and speedboats.
Defence: Men swimming with rifles, mass parachuting.
Play: Adults frolic in the surf, horse riding, the Kremlin square with people in cafes, ice skating at night.
Music: large choral group singing on stage, Russian dancing in traditional costumes.
Sync to camera, Soviet Ambassador Mr. Umalsky talks about war with Hitler. Cut away to Troops marching with rifles and a long column of soldiers on horse back. Tanks, big Guns, planes, torpedoes and battle ships. Shot of Stalin walking with Bulganin and group officials. Action scenes with Marshal Vorosilov, Marshal Timosenso [also spelt: Timoshenco], and Marshal Budoniy.
Shots of the Home Guard, a soldier, airman and sailor. Women harvesting the wheat, working in heavy industry, as medics in the front line. Children climb onto platforms to guard the vast wheat fields. Sync, Mr Umalsky concludes that Russia is now an ally and together victory is certain.
( Exellent shots of Russia and people. )
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