Path Commander (1969)

Documentary №35785, 5 parts, duration: 0:49:42
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Popov L., Haksthauzen T.
Screenwriters:Popov L., Haksthauzen T.
Camera operators:Muravjev Yu.
Composers:Zolotarev V.
Other authors:Dmitrieva M.


The Soviet-Danish film tells about the life and journey of the great navigator, captain - Commander Vitus Bering.

Reel №1 Path Commander

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Map with the routes of the expeditions of Bering.

View of the bow of the icebreaker (from above), broken ice near the island of Bering.

Kinds of coast of the Commander's Bay, sunset over the sea.

Portrait of Bering.

Cross on the grave of Bering, gravestone, general view of the grave.

Panorama and views of the city of Horsens in Denmark, where Bering was born.

Interiors of rooms and premises in the house museum of Bering.

Street in Horsens.

The internal view of the church where Bering was baptized.

The rite of the infant's baptism.

The entry in the church book about Bering's baptism.

Children are engaged in sailing.

The ship goes to sea.

Illustrations to the records of Bering about a trip to India.

Engravings depicting St.

Petersburg and Russian ships of the early 18th century, episodes of sea battles with the Swedes.

Types of embankments and streets of Leningrad.

Portrait of Peter I, the text of his instructions for the survey of Kamchatka.

Planes at the airport, three horses jump.

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Map of the surroundings of Tobolsk, views of the city.

Hydroplane on the Irtysh River.

Types of development of the gas field (from above), the building of the wooden church.

Drillers at work.

Landing of the geological lot on the edge of the taiga, loading the equipment into the helicopter.

Types of Irtysh and taiga (from above).

A caterpillar all-terrain vehicle is moving.

Transportation of goods by helicopter.

The map of Yeniseisk.

The street in Yeniseisk.

Ships in the port and on the Yenisei.

The place of the confluence of the Yenisei and the Tunguska.

People on the raft, the coastal landscape.

View of the Ilim river.

People ride horseback through the ford, lead the horses in an occasion.

Siberian landscapes.

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Port cranes.

Coastal and river landscapes on the Lena River.

Broken ice.

Map of Yakutsk.

Panorama of part of the river port.

The sawn trunk, species of birch forest falls.

Panorama of the river bank at sunset.

Yakut shaman during the performance of one of the rituals.

Siberian landscapes.

Running herd of deer (from above).

The caterpillar all-terrain vehicle is moving to the shore of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk.

Types of the sea shore and seascapes.

View of Okhotsk from the sea.

The tug that ran aground the shore.

A floating tug.

A map showing the crossing of the Bering expedition across the Sea of ​​Okhotsk to Kamchatka.

View of Bolsheretska from the side of the ship.

Transportation of goods on deer and dogs.

A kind of night stay of the expedition, people are sitting by the fire.

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Mountain landscapes of Kamchatka, volcanoes.

The ship goes along the coast of Kamchatka.

Compass of the 18th century.

Map of the route of the Bering expedition.

A view of the rookery of fur seals, fur seals in the water.

Text of the Bering diary.

Residential house on the shore.

The Chukchi pull the whaleboat along the shore, the faces of the Chukchi, their daily life.

Chukotka folk crafts, the face of a craftsman who processes a walrus tusk.

Products from the canine, walruses on the shore.

Hunter with the mined seal.

Kind of Chukchi camp.

Summer landscapes of Chukotka.

Memorial on Cape Dezhnev.

Panorama of the coast of Alaska.

View of the Admiralty building in St.


Map and Bering report about the expedition.

Kinds of Copenhagen, the guard at the post of the royal palace.

The text of the report of Bering with the proposal to organize a new expedition, Bering's signature.

Map of research on the northern coast of Russia in the 18th century, the route of the new Bering expedition.

Seascape off the coast of Kamchatka.

Types of Avacha Bay.

A steam ship goes into the harbor.

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Fragment of the onboard log bookbot "St.

Peter ", a map of the route of the Bering expedition of 1740, indicating the nonexistent land.

Ship in the stormy sea.

A map compiled by Bering during the voyage.

The vessel "Vitus Bering" goes in ice along the coast of Alaska.

Coastal landscapes.

Fragments of entries in the logbook about patients with scurvy in the Bering expedition, the view of the ship deck in the storm.

View of the coast of Kamchatka.

Masts, rigging, icy deck and other parts of the ship.

Types of Kamchatka shore from the ship.

The landing of the Soviet-Danish expedition to the shore, to the site of the Bering site.

The wreckage of a wooden ship on the shore.

Animals on the shore, coastal landscapes.

The inscription on the tombstone on the grave of Bering.

The grave of Bering on the island of his name, the panorama of the island.

Northern seascape.

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