• Short Summary

    Hungarian newsreel item marking death of Joseph Stalin.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Stalin Lives Forever - Death Announced. Item commemorating life and death of Joseph Stalin with Hungarian commentary.

    Various shots of Hungarian leader Rokosi arriving in Russia (Soviet Union, USSR) in 1940 on train, people give him flowers. Various shots Stalin addressing troops in Red Square, Moscow (1941), good C/Us Stalin. C/U Lenin flag. Various shots of the Russian Navy, Air Force and Army in action during World War 2, lots of Soviet flags visible. Various shots WW2 victory parade in Berlin. Red Army soldiers throw Nazi flags onto big pile. Good shots of Stalin with other Soviet leaders during a march past of civilians and military personnel in Red Square. Good shots children marching and people cheering.

    MS Stalin at desk signing papers. Aerial views of the Volga-Don Canal (in Hungary?) under construction. Opening ceremony of the Volga-Don canal. Aerial views Volga-Don canal. Body of Stalin with prominent leaders paying tribute, including Nikolai Bulganin and Nikita Khruschev (still images). Various shots Imre Nagy addressing Hungarian Parliament, appears to be announcing death of Stalin. Good shots inside Hungarian Parliament. Good shots inside Hungarian Parliament. Street scenes in Budapest. CU train whistle blowing. Different types of workers stopping work. Scenes during five minutes silence in Budapest for Stalin - street scenes, everything at standstill. Various shots Hungarian pilgrimage to Stalin's memorial. Large crowds carry banners. Various shots speech by Hungarian leader - could be Erno Gero. Various shots Erno Gero and Josef Revai placing wreath on memorial with help of soldiers.

    Stalin's full title is Generalissimo Joseph Vyssarionovotch Stalin, Chairmen of the Council of Ministers of the USSR.

    NB: track finishes few seconds after image.

    NB: old record mentions Ambassador Kiselkev - not sure if and where he features in item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:14:00 / 01:38:20:00
    UN 2832 A

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