• Short Summary

    Various Stalin material gathered from various sources - some "UN" material and newsreel items.

  • Description

    Compilation of material featuring Joseph Stalin. Reel 1 continued from film ID 2843.05

    ii) Part of a newsreel story (probably - doesn't look like Pathe style intertitles though). No main title but intertitle which reads: "The Electors are greeting their candidates warmly and cheerfully." Non sync, A man stands on a balcony making a speech to a huge crowd assembled below. A woman steps up to the microphone and speaks. The crowd smiles. Trotsky (?) makes a speech. The crowd applaud.

    iii) Stalin makes a speech. His colleagues applaud. Various members of the Communist party not recognised by this cataloguer are seen in C/U. C/U of a Russian woman peasant in the audience.

    iv) Montage of C/Us of Russian people listening to a radio broadcast. C/Us of various people and large groups of people sitting together listening to the radio. C/U of woman smiling at the camera. C/U of an elderly woman with a hand to her ear. C/U of radio equipment. Various shots of people of different nationalities listening to the broadcast. C/U of Stalin making a speech. People in an auditorium rise to their feet in a standing ovation. L/S of a parade, Russian people carry banners showing Karl Marx, Lenin, Stalin and other icons. Various shots of the parade, banners, flags, etc. High angle shot of large number of people parading through the streets carrying pictures of Lenin. M/S of bystanders waving. Low angle shot of politicians on a balcony waving back. Molotov talks to a colleague. High angle shot of a man doing Cossack style dancing in the middle of a crowd of people with banners. Dignitaries wave Various shots of members of the crowd smiling and waving, C/Us of various people in the crowd and on the balcony. Many people parade in the streets with banners and flags. .

    Note: part ii) is neg, part iii) and iv) are pos.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1939
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:15:00 / 01:46:54:00

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