• Short Summary

    The Soviet Communist Party Congress startles the world by sharply criticising Stalin.

  • Description

    Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    GV. Grand Kremlin (title super over). BGV. Interior, the delegates at 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, & SV. GV. Leaders of the Communist party walking into stage as delegates rise to applaud. SV. Delegates rising and applauding. SV. Leaders of the Communists party including Nikolai Bulganin and Georgi Malenkov applauding, with Nikita Krushchev. SV. Congress applauding. SV. Leaders sit down as Khrushchev starts to make speech. SV. Delegates listening. SCU. Krushchev reading speech. He finishes speech and the leaders behind him, together with Krushchev start to applaud. GV. Delegates standing, applauding. BV. Delegates sitting down. GV. Delegates electing the leading bodies of the Congress by giving a show of delegate cards. GTV. Krushchev walking to front rostrum to make leading speech. SV. Delegates applauding. SCU. Krushchev making speech. SV. Delegates listening. GV. delegates listening, with Krushchev making speech on platform in background. Krushchov criticises Stalin's dictatorship.

    (Dupe Neg.) (Title Scene "F")

    Note: Alternative spellings for searching purposes Krushchev / Khrushchev / Khruschev.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    571.07
    Media URN:
    31524
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:12:00 / 01:07:49:00
    Canister:
    56/16

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