• Short Summary

    First pictures of Russia mobilising after they have gone to war with Germany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Russia's millions mobilise. First official pictures.

    L/S pan across large crowd of civilians listening to a public address through loudspeakers announcing Russia is at war with Germany. C/U of Vyacheslav Molotov. Various shots of the civilians. Newspapers come off press and people queue for them. Various shots of them reading the news. Various shots of civilian defence preparing, M/S of women in Red Cross uniforms.

    C/U of windows covered with tape. Various shots of Russian air raid precautions and workers. Various shots of the interior of an empty Russian shelter. Various shots of men and women digging trenches. Various shots of Russian women working in munitions factories. Various shots as grain is harvested in the Ukraine. Various shots of oil drill in the Caucasus. Various shots of battleships at sea. C/U of Joseph Stalin. Various shots showing the military might of Russia with tanks, lorries and troops going to the Front. Various shots of the air force flying overhead.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1121.30
    Media URN:
    39076
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:31:00 / 01:44:19:00
    Canister:
    41/59

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