Cosmonauts visits the Lenin Mausoleum. Library footage of Soyuz flights.
Story about Soviet space flights of Soyuz 6, 7 and 8.
People queuing and going into Lenin Mausoleum in Red Square. MS Pan along faces of cosmonauts / astronauts visiting Mausoleum. GV Along wide street in Moscow.
VS Poor quality taken from television tube. We see Soyuz 6 crew, Valeri Kubasav and Georgi Shonin, leaving transfer van, climbing gantry and entering rocket. MS Soyuz 6 blast off. CS Russian newspaper headlines telling of space flights. MS From T.V. screen again the three man crew of Soyuz 7 leave transfer van. They are Anatoly Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov and Victor Gorbatko. They all salute and wave from gantry.
LS Soyuz 7 lift off and tilt up with it. MS Soyuz 8 crew, Vladimir Shatalov and Alexei Yeliseyev leaving transfer van, saluting and waving from gantry. LS Soyuz 8 lift off. VS Poor quality interiors of the spacemen in capsule during flight. VS More newspapers acclaiming the flights, people in streets read the news. Good slow pan up Cosmonaut Memorial.
Note: old records also named Alexandrovich Shatalov.