Celebration of Lenin's return to Russia during the Russian Revolution
Location: Russia, Soviet Union / USSR
Story about the 50th anniversary of Lenin's return to Russia in 1917.
Complete Sovkinkhronika newsreel title.
GV. Across river in Leningrad, two shots. CU. Still photograph of Vladimir IIyich Lenin in Stockholm in April 1917.
MS. Old Russian train moving along railway. GV. Crowds gathered outside Finland Station in Petrograd to meet Lenin. CU. Still of Lenin addressing crowds outside station. View of the balcony at Kseshinskaya Palace. CU. Still of Lenin on the balcony of the Kseshinskaya Palace.
CU. Still of Lenin addressing workers at the Tavrichesky Palace where he proclaimed the famous 'April Theses'. CU. Of theses, also newspaper headline. VS. During open air meeting with the revolutionist banners etc. CU. Statue of Lenin.
VS. Modern day material around Leningrad, street scenes etc. VS. People reading posters telling of the 1917 revolution in the streets. VS. Torch light procession along the route the revolutionists took 50 years ago. The march ends at statue of Lenin erected outside Finland Station.