• Short Summary

    Our homeland has set out on the road to progress with giant strides.

    Bulgaria holding her?

  • Description

    1.
    Landscape - dawn


    2.
    Peak Mousalla


    3.
    Ditto


    4.
    Men coming out of the Meteorological station on Peak Mousalla, and going to the polling station.


    5.
    Men descending from the Peak


    6.
    Ditto


    7.
    Man skiing downhill


    8.
    Passing train


    9.
    Dutti


    10.
    Sofia. Narodno Sobraniye Square


    11.
    Street in Sofia, passing car


    12.
    Dwelling in Sofia


    13.
    Placard


    14.
    Young woman voting


    15.
    Another girl voting


    16.
    Ditto


    17.
    Bridegroom voting


    18.
    Young bride voting


    19.
    Todor Zhivkov's mother voting


    20.
    Todor Zhivkov's father voting


    21.
    Old women voting


    22.
    Todor Zhivkov and other officials going to the polls


    23.
    Ditto


    24.
    Ditto


    25.
    Building with placard


    26.
    Todor Zhivkov shaking hands with election commission


    27.
    Todor Zhivkov taking ballots


    28.
    The election commission


    29.
    Todor Zhivkov casting his vote


    30.
    Todor Zhivkov speaking


    31.
    Dimiter Ganev voting


    32.
    Another comrade voting


    33.
    Academician Todor Pavlov voting


    34.
    Writer Liudmil Stoyanov voting


    35.
    Peter Dimitrov voting


    36.
    The Bulgarian Patriarch


    37.
    Young women voting.


    39.
    Young woman voting


    40.
    Ditto


    41.
    Construction site of the Metallurgical Combine at KREMIKOVTSI.


    42.
    Young people going to the polls


    43.
    The election Bureau.


    44.
    Young man leaving the booth


    45.
    Young woman voting


    46.
    View of the town of Plovdiv


    47.
    Men and women at the poling Bureau


    48.
    Railway man voting


    49.
    Granny Donka has just placed her ballots in the envelope


    50.
    Granny Donka voting


    51.
    Premier Anton Yougov leaving the booth


    52.
    Anton Yougov voting


    53.
    View of the town of BANSKO


    54.
    Houses at Bansko


    55.
    Bansko in winter


    56.
    Citizens in the snow-bound streets


    57.
    Men and women at the polls


    58.
    Man leaving booth


    59.
    Young people voting


    60.
    VIEW OF THE MINING TOWN OF MADAN


    61.
    Crowd


    62.
    George Traikov voting


    63.
    POROVETS RESORT. Skiers.


    64.
    Sleigh at polling Bureau


    65.
    Man voting


    66.
    Young people voting


    67.
    The Bulgarian seaside


    68.
    The Port of Varna


    69.
    Naval ratings and sailors


    70.
    Seaman voting


    71.
    Ditto


    72.
    Hand casting ballot


    73.
    Soldier voting


    74.
    Ditto


    75.
    The electoral commission counting ballots.


    76.
    Commission counting the ballots


    77.
    The President of the Commission shaking hands with his colleagues.


    78.
    Folk dance.


    79.
    Young people at the KREMIKOVTSI industrial combine dancing


    80.
    Ditto


    81.
    Ditto


    82.
    Ditto


    83.
    Ditto


    84.
    Todor Zhivkov joining the dancers


    85.
    Todor Zhivkov, his mother and father and other young people in a folk dance.


    86.
    Young people dancing


    87.
    Ditto.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Our homeland has set out on the road to progress with giant strides.

    Bulgaria holding her Fourth Regular elections. The staff of the meteorological station on Peak Mousalla going to the polling station.

    The Bulgarian people responding to the care of the Party and Government and all they have done for them.

    These national elections are for Member of Parliament, People's Councillors, judges and jurymen.

    At the 239th polling Bureau in the capital. The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Party, Todor Zhivkov, coming to the polls.

    Todor Zhivkov declared: "I wish all citizens in our country the best of success in their work for the building of socialism in our country and personal prosperity."
    For five decades Dimiter Ganev, President of the Presidium of the Bulgarian National Assembly has worked for the triumph of Socialism. It is a cause now embraced by our working people, who are building the material foundations of Communism.

    Our young people say: Communism means happiness! MY HAPPINESS!
    The workers of Plovdiv are also coming with enthusiasm to the polls.

    The people of this former revolutionary bastion are again casting their votes for their follow-citizen and Prime Minister Anton Yougov
    Citizens in another little town in the mountainside - BANSKO - voting for the candidates of the FATHERLAND FRONT.

    The miners of MADAN have come to the polls.

    Georgi Traikov - secretary of the Bulgarian Agrarian Union and vice president of the Council of Ministers coming to vote.

    People in the mountainside are skiing rapidly to the polling stations, footing for a Government which will bring material and cultural progress.

    "We are voting against war!"
    "All nuclear arms should be sent to the bottom of the seas and oceans"
    5,461,224 voters came to the polls.

    99.90 per cent of them voted for the candidates of the FATHERLAND FRON -
    FOR SOCIALISM AND COMMUNISM.

    FOR THE PROSPERITY OF THE NATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADGNQYOCCCPI25XFU5JOAAOMH6
    Media URN:
    VLVADGNQYOCCCPI25XFU5JOAAOMH6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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