• Short Summary

    Annual May Day Parade in Moscow - this year dancers replace the displays of weapons.

  • Description

    Title reads: "May Day Parade".

    Moscow, Russia (Soviet Union, USSR).

    Various shots crowds parading in Red Square - some people hold flowers, snow falls around them. Various shots traditional folk dancers dancing in square. L/S government dignitaries on balcony of Kremlin, including President Leonid Brezhnev, watching parade. More shots dancers. M/S crowds applauding (including unidentified black man). More shots parade. C/U girls in traditional dress clapping. M/S group of children running forward with bunches of flowers, pan as they give flowers to Brezhnev and VIPs. Zoom back to L/S of Red Square. Narrator comments on the lack of arms and weapons which have featured in the parade in previous years.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1796.24
    Media URN:
    55345
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:20:00 / 01:50:17:00
    Canister:
    65/37

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