Short film celebrating 50th anniversary of October Revolution in Russia.
Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).
CU. Still photographs of gatherings of the revolutionaries taken in Petrograd (Leningrad, St. Petersburg) in October, 1917. GV. One still photograph of the house where the meeting of the Bolsheviks on October 10th took place. On that meeting a resolution about the rising was passed. CU. Still photograph of Lenin. Various montage shots of stills of revolutionaries, documents and newspaper headlines connected with the uprising. Various shots of film of Russian military preparing defences around buildings. Various montage shots of stills showing Lenin in his flat working out on last details of the revolution. Various shots of the start of the revolution. Various shots of the scenes from the re-enactment of the storming of the Winter Palace filmed by Sergei Eisenstein for the film "October". Scenes show cruiser firing first shot to start the attack and the troops storming the palace. Various montage shots of newspaper headlines and stills of Lenin after the revolution.
Date found in the old record - 08/11/1967. Footage and photographs in this item are 1917 material. The item is made in 1967 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the revolution.