Red Square (1981)

Documentary №33977, 3 films, duration: 0:22:51
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:A. Racimor
Screenwriters:I. Gavrilova, T. Schukina
Camera operators:V. Aljtshuler
Anouncers:A. Batalov
Sound mixer:N. Kuznecov
Other authors:G. Desenko


The film tells about the history of Red Square, its role in the formation and development of the socio - political and cultural life of the country.

Reel №1

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Panorama of the Moscow Kremlin and Red Square (top).

Views of Red Square, paving stones, St.

Basil's Cathedral (Pokrovsky), the mausoleum and the Spasskaya Tower.

The necropolis at the Kremlin Wall.

Buildings of the Historical Museum.

View of the upper part of the Spasskaya Tower.

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky.

Domes of the Intercession Cathedral.

Views of Red Square (top).

Vasnetsov's paintings depicting the Red Square and the white stone walls of the Kremlin in ancient Moscow, fragments of paintings.

Views of the Spasskaya Tower.

The clock on the Spasskaya Tower.

The work of the clockwork parts.

The bells on the belfry of the tower.

The clock on the Spasskaya Tower.

Ruby star on the spire of the Spasskaya Tower.

Views of the Spasskaya Tower and Red Square.

A painting depicting the Red Square and the Pokrovsky Cathedral in the 17-18 centuries, fragments of the painting.

Views of the Intercession Cathedral from different sides.

Architectural decorations of the cathedral building.

Cathedral wall with carved decorations (panorama).

Elements of jewelry and decor.

Interior painting of the cathedral.

View of the dome of the cathedral from the inside (from below).

Fragments of the museum exhibition inside the cathedral.

Old books are on display in the museum.

Paintings depicting the Pokrovsky Cathedral on Red Square.

Fragments of paintings depicting the daily life of Red Square in the 16-18 centuries.

The frontal place on Red Square.

Types of the Frontal area site.

Views of Red Square from different sides of the Frontal area.

Tourists at the entrance to the Pokrovsky Cathedral.

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky at the Pokrovsky Cathedral, the inscription on the pedestal of the monument.

A picture depicting the parade of the Russian army on Red Square in front of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky.

Postcards of the 19th century with the image of Red Square and the monument standing in the center of the square.

View of Red Square and the building of the Historical Museum.

The facade of the historical museum from the Red Square.

Exhibits in the halls of the museum, icons in patterned frames.

Old books are on display in the museum.

Works of art by Russian masters, displayed in the halls of the museum.

Views of the building of the Historical Museum and Red Square (top).

Calendar: 1981

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №2

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Newsreel of the 1900s-1910s: View of the upper part of the Spasskaya Clock Tower.

Carriages pass through Red Square.

Merchants with stalls on Red Square.

Panorama of a part of the festive bazaar.

Organ grinder with a parrot on his shoulder.

Trade in souvenirs and wooden toys.

The arrival of Nicholas II on Red Square, the emperor dismounts from his horse and accepts the report.

People on Red Square during the revolutionary events of March 1917.

Detachments of Red Guards on the streets of Moscow.

Destruction of the imperial symbols.

View of the Spasskaya Tower damaged in the shelling of the Kremlin in October 1917.

Lenin V. I. speaks on Red Square in front of the troops of Vsevobuch on May 25, 1919.

People at the rally.

Lenin, Zagorsky V. M., Tibor Samueli, Belenky A. Ya. and their accompanying persons walk along Red Square.

Parade of cadets of the 1st united school of them.

VTSIK in the Kremlin.

Frunze M. V. riding around the troops lined up on Red Square for the parade on November 7, 1923.

The cavalry passes through Red Square.

A rifle unit of the Moscow garrison on the parade on Red Square.

A delegate of the 3rd Congress of the Comintern speaks from the rostrum during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Congress of the Comintern in July 1921.

View of a part of Red Square during one of the festive events.

Photos of Red Square during the funeral of Lenin VI in January 1924, alternated with newsreel footage.

Photo of the temporary Lenin Mausoleum, built on Red Square.

Newsreel January 27, 1924: the leaders of the RCP (b) on the platform on which the coffin with the body of Lenin is installed, the columns of the funeral demonstration pass by.

Persons of Budyonny S. M. and Frunze M. V.

Red Army soldiers in the guard of honor at the coffin of Lenin, installed on the platform on Red Square.

The face of a sentry standing guard at the mausoleum.

View of the wooden mausoleum, built in 1924.

People enter the mausoleum.

Members of one of the delegations leave the mausoleum.

View of the granite mausoleum on Red Square, built in 1930.

Sailors lay a wreath on the wall of the mausoleum.

Laying wreaths by members of one of the foreign delegations.

The faces of people entering the mausoleum.

Reflections of people in the polished granite walls of the mausoleum.

People enter the mausoleum.

View of the mausoleum from the GUM arch.

Burials and monuments near the Kremlin Wall.

Panorama of the part of the wall where the urns with ashes are buried.

Busts on the graves of Soviet statesmen.

Newsreel of 1924-1927: the clock on the Spasskaya Tower.

Models of tractors at the May Day demonstration.

The faces of the demonstrators.

Demonstrators carry banners with slogans.

Demonstrators greet the leaders of the USSR.

View of Red Square during one of the demonstrations in the 1930s.

Participants of sports parades pass through Red Square, carrying banners and bouquets of flowers.

Participants of the May Day demonstration pass by the mausoleum.

A girl on her father's shoulders.

Newsreel of 1941: panorama of a part of Red Square on November 7, 1941.

Units of the Red Army pass through Red Square.

Pass the divisions of the people's militia divisions.

Anti-aircraft machine guns and heavy artillery on parade on Red Square.

Stalin I. V. speaks from the rostrum with a speech.

Infantry in trucks passing through Red Square.

Artillery pieces on display in the museum.

Wehrmacht awards and captured banners in the museum window.

Banners of the guards units of the Red Army in one of the halls of the museum.

Newsreel of 1945: a festive salute over Moscow on the evening of May 9, 1945, people on Red Square watch the salute.

Troops on Red Square before the start of the Victory Day Parade on June 24, 1945.

The faces of the parade participants.

Stalin I. V., Budyonny S. M., Voroshilov K. E. on the podium of the mausoleum.

Consolidated regiments of the fronts pass through Red Square.

Marshal of the Soviet Union Konev I. S. leads one of the columns.

A battalion of captured banners with banners and standards of the Wehrmacht units passes through Red Square.

Soldiers throw captured banners to the foot of the mausoleum.


Vladimir Lenin [841] -- statesman and politician Joseph Stalin [842] -- statesman and politician Nikolaj II -- russian emperor Samueli Tibor -- Hungarian revolutionary and political figure Belenjkij Abram Yakovlevich -- employee of state security agencies Frunze Mihail Vasiljevich -- warlord Budennij Semen Mihajlovich -- warlord Konev Ivan Stepanovich -- warlord Voroshilov Kliment Efremovich -- statesman, political and military figure Zagorskij Vladimir Mihajlovich -- revolutionary and political figure

Calendar: 1910s 03.1917-10.1917 25.05.1919 07.1921 07.11.1923 27.01.1924 1924-1927 1930s 07.11.1941 09.05.1945 24.06.1945 1981

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Autumn [826] Spring [825] Winter [823] Summer [824]

Reel №3

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View of Red Square (from above).

Pioneer solemn line on Red Square.

Welcome to the pioneers on Red Square, senior pioneers tie ties to join the pioneer organization.

Young pioneers give a salute.

Newsreel of 1924: members of the pioneer organizations of Moscow and the Moscow province on Red Square after taking the oath of allegiance to the ideals of the RCP (b).

The pioneer group goes to Red Square.

The faces of the pioneers, pronouncing the words of the oath.

Take-off of a balloon from Red Square on July 27, 1920 during the celebrations in honor of the 2nd Congress of the Comintern.

The balloon rises above the building of the Historical Museum.

Panorama of Red Square and the territory of the Kremlin (top).

Faces of Soviet pilots Raskova M. M., Osipenko P. D. and Grizodubova V. S.

Chkalov V. P., Baidukov G. F. and Belyakov A.V. after flying over the North Pole and landing in Vancouver on June 20, 1937.

Demonstration on Red Square in honor of the first human flight into space on April 12, 1961.

Yuri Gagarin on the podium of the mausoleum, view of Red Square during the demonstration.

Cosmonauts on Red Square.

Students of the Moscow Military Music School open the military parade on November 7.

View of the mausoleum grandstand.

On Red Square, students of military academies pass, the cameraman is shooting.

A unit of military sailors passes through Red Square.

Foreign military attaches are taking photos.

View of Red Square during the passage of military equipment (top).

Tanks pass in front of the mausoleum.

Panorama of the demonstration on Red Square.

Banners and banners over the columns of demonstrators.

The clock on the Spasskaya Tower.

The pendulum of the clockwork, the next change of sentries goes to the mausoleum.

Change of sentries at Post No. 1 at the mausoleum.

A foreign tourist with a camera.

View of the mausoleum during the changing of the sentries (top).

People watch the changing of the sentries.

A shift of sentries marches along the Kremlin Wall to the sound of the chimes.

Tourist buses pass the parking lot by St.

Basil's Cathedral.

Tourists on Red Square.

Tourists listen to the story of the guide, the faces of tourists.

Views of Red Square.


Raskova Marina Mihajlovna -- pilot-navigator Osipenko Polina Denisovna -- the pilot Grizodubova Valentina Stepanovna -- the pilot Chkalov Valerij Pavlovich -- test pilot Bajdukov Georgij Filippovich -- test pilot Belyakov Aleksandr Vasiljevich -- pilot-navigator Gagarin Yurij Alekseevich -- pilot-cosmonaut

Calendar: 27.07.1920 06.1924 20.06.1937 12.04.1961

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Summer [824] Autumn [826]

Movie №1 Red Square

The history of Red Square, the historical and architectural monuments.

Pokrovsky Cathedral (St.

Basil), a monument to Minin and Pozharsky, etc.

The relationship of these monuments to the history of Russia.

Calendar: 1981

Locations: Moscow [820]

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