Russia. Generalissimo Joseph Stalin is dead. Library material to illustrate his career.
Title reads: "As Lenin's disciple dies, the Soviet Union faces a dilemma, who will seize power?"
Big G.V. May Day Parade in Red Square, Moscow. SV. Pan Stalin walking along balcony of Lenin's Tomb to take salute. CU. Stalin saluting. GV. Massed troops marching past. MV. Red Air force marching past. CU. Stalin at the salute. MV. Red Naval Personal marching past. GV. Masses of workers carrying Large Banners thru Red Square. LV. Workers carrying Large Portrait of Stalin, Flanked by Standard Bearers. CU. Portrait of Stalin. LV. Girls in Parade applauding. CU. Stalin waving to crowd. SCU. Pan People in crowd waving. & SCU. CU. Stalin waving. SV. Girls in crowd. CU. Stalin waving and lifting hat. STV. Girls in procession waving. CU. Woman in procession. CU. Stalin saluting. GV. Interior of the Soviet Supreme Council .... members rise to applaud. GV. Supreme Council including Stalin taking places on Dais. GV. Members sitting down. Front view, Speaker taking his place in front of Dais. Supreme Council in background. SV. Members of council including Molotov and Malenkov. SCU. Speaker. GV. of Members listening. SV. Stalin listening. GV. Palace in Yalta. CU. Sign. LV. Stalin, President Franklin D Roosevelt and Prime Minister Winston Churchill posing for Photographers in Gardens of Palace. & SV. CU. Stalin. SV. Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill. GV. Interior Crowds filing past General Zhdanov's Bier at Laying in state. SV. Zhadanov laying in casket. SV. Russian Cadets filing past Bier. SV. Molotov and Beria, standing by Bier. CU. Malenkov. and Stalin standing by Bier. SCU. Stalin. GV. Funeral procession passing thru Red Square. SV. Coffin on Gun Carriage. SV. Stalin walking with Mourners. Travel past Kremlin. SV. Stalin (interior shot) CU. Stalin.