Stalin and other officials attend funeral of Russian President Mikhail Kalinin. Moscow.
Unissued / Unused material.
Funeral of Russian President Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin. Moscow (Soviet Union).
Various shots people filing in for the funeral. MS officials and military men. LS as guns fire in salute. MS flowers against wall. Various shots medals on cushions. MS guards. CU Joseph Stalin and Vyacheslav Molotov. MS guard. MS coffin on carriage going through streets, followed by Stalin and Molotov. Various shots of the funeral cortege, the coffin is followed by Stalin, Molotov, Lavrenty Beria, Georgi Malenkov, Kaganovich and Andrei Zhdanov. CU guard. MS people watching. Various shots cortege going along followed by officials. Elevated view of square. MS people following with big wreaths.
CU man making speech in Russian on balcony. MS people in crowd holding pictures of Kalinin. High angle shot LS crowd. Various shots Stalin and officials on balcony. MS Kalinin in coffin. Various shots crowds, pan across officials on balcony, they include Molotov, Stalin, Marshal Tito, Beria and Malenkov crowd. MS Stalin and others carrying coffin. Various shots dignitaries. MS as coffin is lowered in ground. Various shots funeral. LS crowds outside. MS people sat listening and crying.
Cataloguer's note: Russian commentary. Cuts for 46/75.