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    Shots of Leningrad before the arrival of Mr. Macmillan.

    The programme of Mr. Macmillan in Leningrad:

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    Two shots of December Square, background St. Isak Cathedral and monument of Peter the 1st, the founder of Petersburg - Leningrad / monument The bronze horseman

    Palace quare with the winterpalace....from this palace the storming to the winterpalace started..........children........traffic.....winterpalace...

    two shot of the bruiser "AVRORA" from this druiser came the order to ston the winterpalace..............pan from the palace-embarkment to the Peter and paul Cathedral on the fortress...........traffick nearby.......end of real "Smolney" Headquarter of Lenin........outside the building Lenin monument.

    one shot of Smolney Menestry..........5. people reading newspaper on a wall. pan from newspaper with picture of Macmillan and Krushehov to people reading...people in the street.....woman selling balloons......old men.....woman near a metro station selling "Pyahky" russian sweets......

    shot of one of the 48 rivers and in the background one of the 365 Bridges with which parts Leningrad in 101 islands..........

    Two shots outside the S.M.Kirov Opera and Ballet Theatre......

    Election posters for 1st March, election for Supreme Soviet and lokal Soviet........

    SV Pan Snow clearing in front of the winter palace

    LV Palace square and the winter palace.

    Rear V Children in the park

    Smolney ... headquarters of Lenin.

    SCU Statue of Lenin

    GV Smolney monastery

    Pan From child with balloon to woman selling balloons

    Woman selling "Pyshky" Russian sweets.

    CU Ditto.

    LV The S.M. Kirov Opera and Ballet theatre

    SCU Model of interior of theatre

    CU Ditto.

    SCU Three pictures of the leading dancers in the Ballet

    CU Picture of the Stone Flower.

    CU Model of interior of theatre Entrance to the State hermitage

    LV Int Ditto

    CU Madonna Litta by Leonardo Da Vinci

    A Michel Angelo sculpture

    LV A Danay nude

    CU Ditto

    SCU A Rembrandt portrait

    CU Young visitors

    Charles I by Vandyke

    Family group by Vandyke


    Sepp Riff

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    Background: Shots of Leningrad before the arrival of Mr. Macmillan.

    The programme of Mr. Macmillan in Leningrad:
    28th Saturday 1.45 p.m. Arrive in Leningrad.

    5 p.m. Visit to stomic icebreaker "Lenin" and tour of Admiralty Shipyard (not possibly to film for me, please use library stock)
    8 p.m. "The Stone Flower" ballet at S.M. Kirov Opera and Ballet Theatre (official attendance)
    Sunday 1st March 10 a.m. Visit to Frunse Naval College (not possible to make pictures today)
    11.30 Sight-seeing tour of Leningrad
    3.p.m. Visit to the State Hermitage
    10.15 p.m. Leave Leningrad by train for Moscow.

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