• Short Summary

    Russian newsreel showing achievements of Soviet industry.

  • Description

    Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    Various shots of the women working in a tyre factory in Russia. Tiers and inner tubes piled up, ready for distribution.

    Title in Russian reads 'Engineering Exhibition'. Various shots of a man leading a group around the Engineering Exhibition in Moscow, Russia. He is showing the exhibits, models of the oil rigs and platforms, petrol tanks etc. Various shots of the dignitaries walking around the exhibition - photographs in background. Men are standing in front of complex construction, they are shown photographs of the factories and models of other industrial achievements. Several shots of the people looking at a model of family house.

    Title in Russian reads 'In the factories of Soviet Latvia' Various shots of a man singled out while working in factory. He is working in metalworks in Latvia. Various shots of the men working while voiceover talks about the state of the factory after the war and how fast it is recovered thanks to the efforts of the Soviet workers. Various shots of the people (mostly women) making radio sets in a factory. Some good close up shots of the hands at work. Several shots of the finished radio sets.
    Russian title reads 'For the Moscow shops in 1946'. Various shots of the household goods, shoes, clothes, dolls, toy tortoise - goods for the Moscow shops produced this year. Various shots of the people seated with papers spread in front of them at the meeting where they check new products. Several shots of the men looking at several products. Interesting shot of several men putting their hands into small refrigerator to see if it is working.

    Date found in the old file 11/03/1946. Russian voiceover.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:32:00 / 01:40:03:00
    UN 1366 C

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