A look inside the first atomic-powered icebreaker ship 'Lenin'.
Titles read: "LENINGRAD - ATOMIC ICEBREAKER".
Various shots of the new atomic-powered icebreaker ship 'Lenin' on the River Neva. One of the assistants in the control room walks across to an instrument panel. Two engineers sit at a control board. C/U of two switches being thrown. Pan showing three of the four turbo generators.
Four men sit in Captain Pavel Panomyarov's cabin (Captain behind desk, designer on his left). Pianist playing in lounge. Pan up to show 4 people sitting around a table in the lounge.
Artist on riverbank paints a picture of the icebreaker; pan up to L/S of the Icebreaker on the river. General view of crowds on the banks of the river. L/S of the icebreaker moored in mid river.