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  • Short Summary

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

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    "Stalin" compilation - Reel 2. Extracts from four Russian "UN" stories.

    i) UN4275B - 50th Anniversary of May Revolution. C/U stills of the famous Bolsheviks propagandists. Paper records suggest Dzerzhinsky, Kuybishev, Ordzhonikidze, Frunze, Shaumyan and Bubnov are featured. Revolutionaries make speeches using lots of hand movements and angry gestures. Panning shot of crowd with banners.

    ii) UN294A - The Red Army 1940 - L/S of seated soldiers filling the screen. Shot of heads of soldiers from behind - probably listening to speeches. Russian intertitle. High angle shot of parade in Red Square - marching soldiers. Bands play. Good high angle M/S of soldiers marching in great coats and fur hats. Camera pans as they march past. M/S of four men on balcony of Mausoleum - Molotov, Stalin, Marshal Timoshenko (?) and unidentified. L/S of marching soldiers with bayonets. Panning shots of military vehicles. High angle shot of large number of vehicles driving through Red Square. C/U of Marshal Timoshenko (?) saluting his troops. M/S military vehicles.

    iii) UN298A - Red Square Parade 1941. C/U of Stalin speaking into a microphone on a balcony. Long sequence of him speaking (no sound on this print). Low angle shots of several men standing on a balcony of Mausoleum - probably politicians or military officials - paper records state Stalin, Budenny and Malenkov present. M/Ss of soldiers standing to attention and singing. Various shots of the soldiers singing including C/Us. Soldiers on horseback singing. Soldiers standing by tanks in a snowy square singing.

    Continued. See note at end of other record.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1941
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:19:00 / 01:50:57:00

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