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    Material related to newsreel story "Moscow - May Day Celebration (aka May Day in Moscow)" - 57/38.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Moscow - May Day Celebration (aka May Day in Moscow)" - 57/38.

    GV. Red Square, Moscow - thousands of people assembled. SV. Guards lined up. GV. Crowds of civilian onlookers (two shots). CU. Civilian. AS. The clock in the Red Square reading 10 o' clock. SV. Pan, Marshal Zhukov arriving by car. SV. Zhukov's car comes to a halt to meet another car. SV. Part of naval attachment looking on. SV. Pan, two cars drive round Square as Zhukov and another officer stand in cars saluting. GV. Top view as they continue their drive round. SCU. Civilian onlookers. LV. Russian officials on rostrum include Malenkov, Molotov, Bulganin, Khruschev and Zhukov. SV. Zhukov speaking. SV. Part of guard standing to attention. GV. Top view as the parade begins. SV. Small children running across square with flowers. SV. Pan, mechanised troops drive by. AS. Soviet officials. AS. The Soviet officials with children with them. GV. Top shot, civilian parade begins. SCU. Russian officials. GV. Top shot, mechanised army going by. GV. Mechanised army coming into square as plane flies overhead. GV. Crowd go by waving. SV. Onlookers. GV. Parade goes by. SV. Cheering and waving people going by rostrum. SV. Cheering and waving onlookers. GV. Procession of civilians going by. LV. Chinese men waving back - probably Chinese delegation. GV. Procession going by. GV. Young girls wearing navy skirts and white tops go by releasing balloons. LV. Pigeons being released. SCU. Part of crowd looking up. GV. Top shot - physical exercise display going by in pattern. LV. Physical exercise display going by in pattern - girls carrying hoops. CU. Man in crowd. GV. Girls go by swinging a ball in each hand. GV. Top shot, heavy artillery going by. GV. Civilian procession with banners going by. SCU. People waving to Russian officials. AS. Aircraft fly overhead. LV. Mechanised troops going by. CU. People in crowd looking up. AS. Planes - jets fly over. CU. Man in crowd looking on. GV. Air Force troops marching (several shots).

    (Mute F.G.)

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:17:00 / 01:15:15:00
    57/38 M (Selected Originals)

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