Cathedral of Christ the Savior (1931)

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Scene №1 Cathedral of Christ the Savior

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1931: The Cathedral of Christ the Savior, a panorama of Moscow.

Fragments and details of architectural decoration of the facade of the temple.

Sculptural groups, reliefs of Earl F. Tolstoy.

Workers install a temporary fence around the church before demolition.

The interior of the church.

The work of the State Commission for the census and the confiscation of church and artistic treasures of the temple.

Export of art treasures in the cart.

Workers spidermen removed from the dome gilded cross.

Form of the house with exposed frames domes.

Inside the temple workers dismantled the wall: a valuable marble and granite are taken.

Dismantling valuable sculptures.

Temple before the explosion.


Ruined temple.

Workers dismantle the rubble after the explosion.

Workers dismantle the Church of Praise of God, removed bricks from the place where the Temple of Christ the Savior.

Debris removal.

80th gg.

Intervyu V.Mikoshi cameraman, who was filming the explosion of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

Key words

Destruction of churches


Mikosha V. -- cameraman

Calendar: 1931 80th years.

Locations: Moscow [820]

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