• Short Summary

    Russia celebrates May Day with the traditional parade.

  • Description

    Moscow, Russia Soviet Union (USSR).

    GV. Moscow skyline (title super over). GV. Soviet troops lined up in Red Square, Moscow. SV. Marshal Georgi Zhukov, Soviet Defence Minister, stepping out of car after inspection of the troops. SV. Russian troops lined up. AS. Marshal Georgi Zhukov addressing the troops and population, with Marshal Nikolai Bulganin soviet Prime Minister standing on his right and Nikita Khrushchev Secretary of the Communist party standing on his left. SV. Russian troops lined up listening. GV. Soviet troops marching down the Red Square. SV. Soviet troops marching past. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Soviet Navy marching past. SV. People applauding. LV. Soviet mobilised artillery driving past. CU. Pan, large antiaircraft guns being drawn by lorries. LV. Schoolchildren running towards carrying bouquets of flowers. SV. Schoolchildren running towards carrying flowers to present them to Soviet leaders. AS. Bulganin and Khrushchev receiving bouquets from schoolchildren. GV. Representatives of Moscow's various Sports Clubs marching through the Red Square. LV. & GV. Sports women parading past doing exercises. AS. Bulganin, Khrushchev and the children watching. GV. People marching past and waving. GV. Red Square full of people.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    589.03
    Media URN:
    31945
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:49:00 / 01:02:53:00
    Canister:
    56/37

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