Revival of Russian documentary film for 50th anniversary of the October Revolution.
Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).
Russian title 'From the Archive - Esther Shoob'.
CU. Russian newspaper acclaiming the documentary film 'The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty' which was made by Esther Shoob made in 1927. The film is shown as part of the celebrations of 50th anniversary of October Revolution. Various flashbacks shots of crowds and procession with Czar Nicholas II of Russia during anniversary of Romanov Dynasty in 1913. Also Czarina and daughters. Various shots of Russian landowners reaping and ploughing fields. GV. Lake in gardens of Czar Nicholas' palace. MS. Czar and Czarina in palace gardens. Several shots of the miners at work in mine. MS. Czar and Czarina taking tea in palace gardens. MS. Russian women in fields bring in crop. CU. Still photographs of Russian documentary film maker Esther Shoob. Various shots of the troops in streets of Petrograd (Leningrad, St Petersburg) in February 1917 during February Revolution. MS. Demonstration through streets. MS. Leader of the October Revolution Vladimir Ilyich Lenin addressing crowds. MS. Lenin shaking hands with worker at railway station. MS. Massed crowds listening to Lenin. LS. Lenin addressing crowds.
This is a newsreel item made as a part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution in 1967. Footage used in the film, including still photographs, dates from the 1913 to 1927.
Date found in the old record - 19/07/1967.