Boy dressed for trip to the Moon, children climb into rocket, it takes off, floats above stadium.
Lenin Central Stadium, Moscow.
Documentation on file.
Elevated GV. crowded stadium, with athletes marching round. Elevated GV. Spectators. Various shots, athletes marching round stadium. GV. Athletes forming large VI in centre of stadium. CU. Three types watching. CUs. children marching in stadium with bunches of flowers, pan to feet marking time. Elevated G.V. and MS. children performing dance with streamers. CU. Pan, small boy dressed for trip to the Moon. Various shots, children in centre of stadium with toy rocket, two children climb into rocket and it takes off, pan as it floats above stadium. Various shots, men and women doing acrobatics on motorcycles. Various shots of whole assembly doing mass-gymnastics.