The film is dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the publishing house "Knowledge", tells about its products and authors.
Game advertising shots: the victim of a robbery in a doorway shows the robber a book of the publishing house "Knowledge".
Panorama of the building of the Polytechnic Museum in Moscow.
Newsreel: views of the streets of Moscow in the early 20th century and the 1920s.
The boarding of passengers in the tram.
The building on Tverskaya Street in Moscow, where Sytin's publishing house was located.
Portrait of Sytin.
Cover editions of the "Partnership Sytin".
Portrait of Sytin, abacus, blotter on the desk.
Covers of books and calendars for the mass reader, published in the publishing house Sytin.
The bodybuilder demonstrates the muscles of the body.
The printing process in the printing house.
One of the authors of the publishing house "Knowledge" V. I. Dikul in the gym gives advice to a woman who is engaged in his simulator.
A bee on a flower.
Birds fly over the field.
The host of the TV show "In the world of animals" N. N. Drozdov walks in the forest with a dog.
Fragment of the monument to Peter I in Leningrad.
Portrait of Lenin V. I.
Photos of Stalin I. V., Molotov V. M., Voroshilov K. E., Brezhnev L. I., Ryzhkov N. I.
View of the Solovetsky Monastery. a man drinks tea.
Children play on the playground, the faces of men.
Political commentator A. E. Bovin reads a book while sitting at his desk.
The printing process in the printing house of the society "Knowledge".
A woman in the bedroom at the dressing table.
Performance of a rock band.
The inner vish of an abandoned Orthodox church with a broken dome.
Young people in the back streets listen to the guitarist.
People on a city street.
Samples of thematic issues of the publishing house "Znanie".
Children and teenagers at the slot machines.
Ancient Greek image of runners.
Advertising of the publishing house "Znanie" using fragments of paintings by European masters.
Photo of an open book.
Newsreel of 1961: Yuri Gagarin during a space flight.
The explorer climbs to the crater of the awakened volcano.
Laying a road in the mountains.
The scientist in front of the monitor screen.
Scuba divers underwater.
Man is a magnet that attracts metal objects to itself.
An elderly couple talks about meeting a snowman.
Bigfoot footprints, comparing them to the size of an ordinary human foot.
The process of casting lead lines on a printing machine.
Gagarin Yurij Alekseevich -- pilot-cosmonaut Dikulj Valentin Ivanovich -- circus performer, inventor Drozdov Nikolaj Nikolaevich -- the scientist-zoologist and biogeographer, TV presenter Bovin aleksandr Evgenjevich -- journalist, publicist, political scientist, TV presenter
Locations: Moscow