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  • Short Summary

    The closing day of the festival where individuals say their farewells,and the closing ceremony at the Lenin Central Stadium ends in thousands singing together and a firework display.

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Moscow, Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    LS Street in Moscow on the closing day of the Sixth World Youth Festival. Man taking picture of two girls seated on wall. Man taking picture of group on wall. CU Group. LS and MS Three men and a girl of different nationalities sitting on park seat overlooking river. CU Man, pan to another man who is talking to him. CU Hand writing on back of scenic picture card, man writing on back of card. CU Man handing postcard to another man, and of them shaking hands. Various shots of young people of different nationalities saying their farewells at the end of the festival.

    CU and LS Building lit up with lights including an image of the peace torch, pan down to crowds in the square below. Various shots of carnival floats through the streets of Moscow.

    Various shots of the closing ceremony of the festival takes place in the Lenin Central Stadium on 11th August 1957. MS Sergei Romanovsky, Chairman of the Soviet Festival Committee speaking. Crowds. National flags. MS Another speaker. CU Audience listening. Crowd applaud. The festival ends as the flag is lowered and the crowd all join in singing. Various shots of a torchlit display in the stadium. Various shots of firework display

    Note: Date on original record: 19/08/1957.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:59:00 / 01:20:16:00
    UN 2996 D

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