Construction of the new Russian gas main starts at Gazli.
Gazli, Soviet Union (USSR).
Russian title 'Path of the Blue Flames'.
Various shots of the writing talking about the Communist Party directive to fulfil country's demand of fuel by using its own resources. LS. Looking out across desert area with large gas pipes stretching off into the distance. Various shots looking along pipeline. Various shots of the engineer works in progress. Mechanical diggers digging the earth and the workers laying pipes by using newest machines. Close up shot of an engineer responsible for the project Valery Kortunov. More shots of the men laying pipes.
Date found in the old record - 18/01/1962. Russian voiceover.