In orbit of friendship (1962)

Documentary №38721, 2 parts, duration: 0:18:55
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Bogolepov D.
Screenwriters:Barashev P.
Camera operators:Golovnya B.


On the visit of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in Egypt, Liberia, Greece and Cyprus.

Reel №1

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Cairo, people were running down the street.

The crowd of greeters along the way (shooting from the car).

The motorcade guarded.

The people welcomed Gagarin.

Bedouins on camels.

The cortege leaves the city, the people along the road to the pyramids.

The alternation of the Bedouins and other locals, the Soviet delegation, photographers.

The alternation of musicians on horseback.

The crowd at the foot of the pyramids.

High-speed ascent and descent of the great pyramid.

The athlete shakes hands with Soviet cosmonaut.

The procession goes to the Sphinx.

Kinds Of The Sphinx.

Yuri Gagarin in the background of the Sphinx.

The alternation of the exhibits of the Cairo Museum, the Soviet delegation on the tour.

The Karnak temple.

The Avenue Of The Sphinxes.

The delegation goes to the gym.

The hall of caryatids.

Yuri Gagarin and other members of the delegation.

Statue of Ramses II.



The frescoes on the wall.

The Central colonnade of the temple.

The Colossi Of Memnon.

Past giants passing cars.

The cortege arrives in Cairo.

Yuri Gagarin met in the square.

The alternation of the delegation goes to the openwork tower types of towers.

People on the observation deck at the top.

Yuri Gagarin admiring the panoramas.

The Streets Of Cairo.

The flag in the wind.

The Soviet delegation at the air force base in Bilbays.

The parade of pilots.

The alternation of aerobatics, Yuri Gagarin, Z. A. M. Mohi al-DIN and other spectators watching the planes.

Working weaving mill welcomed the delegation.

Yuri Gagarin on the tour of the plant.

The view from the plane.

The airport in Alexandria.

A solemn meeting of Yuri Gagarin at the airport.

The Streets Of Alexandria.

Motorcade travels through the city, along the road are people.

Meeting of the Soviet delegation to the conference of Alexandria University, the guests go up on stage.

The applause of the audience.

The mayor gives Yuri Gagarin the symbolic key to the city.

The alternation of Yuri Gagarin speech, the faces of the people.

View of the stage from the audience, applause.

The procession on the road.

The views of the reservoir.

The Aswan high dam.

Yu. A. Gagarin.

The alternation of types from the dam down, the people at the top.

Working Aswan welcome astronaut to the construction of a new dam.


Ya Gagarin-cosmonaut, hero of the Soviet Union. Mohi El-DIN Z. A. M. -- statesman and politician, Vice-President of Egypt.

Calendar: 05.02.1962

Locations: Egypt [65]

Seasons: Winter [823]

Reel №2

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Panorama of the Cairo stadium.

Alternation: spectators welcome Soviet cosmonaut and the President of Egypt, Y. A. Gagarin and G. A. Nasser on the podium.

Gagarin handed gifts.

Gagarin and G. A. Nasser.

The plane over the stadium.

The alternation performance of gymnasts, Y. Gagarin with a camera.

The view from the airplane.

Meeting cosmonaut at the airport in Monrovia.

Yuri Gagarin sits in the car.

The motorcade in the streets of the capital.

Panorama of the city.

Street trade.

Bazaar trade, buyers and sellers.

The home of planter W. Dennis.

Yu. a.

Gagarin on a tour of a rubber plantation.

African village.

People view photo album "To the stars".

The people in the cafe.

Yuri Gagarin cut an ice cream cake.

The crowd on the streets.

Yuri Gagarin talking to people.

The alternation of drummers, folk dancing, the applause of the crowd.

The types of roads from the car.

Panorama of the mine.

The Soviet delegation at the mine.

Faces of the workers.

Awarding Gagarin state with the order "Star of Africa" at a government reception.

A fisherman in a boat, moon over the island.

The view of the town square.

The Soviet delegation on the plane.

Meeting of Yuri Gagarin in Athens.

The motorcade guarded on the streets, people greet astronaut.

The alternation of the Soviet delegation on the tour, the main sights of Athens.

A Visit To The Acropolis.

Panorama Of Athens.

Yuri Gagarin with his wife to a national hero Manolis Glezos.

Giving a gift.

Yuri Gagarin with the boat in hand.

Types Of Athens.

Street in Cyprus.

Meeting Gagarin with the President of Cyprus.


Yuri Gagarin gives the President the book.


Yuri Gagarin on the balcony.

The crowd at the bottom.

Astronaut in an open car, the people of Cyprus welcome the hero.

The check boxes on the street, people on the balconies.

Yuri Gagarin with a camera.

The view from the balcony at the crowd.

The man claps his hands.

The Soviet delegation on the balcony.


Yuri Gagarin Nasser G. A. -- the Egyptian military and political leader, Colonel, the President of Egypt, hero of the Soviet Union. Archbishop Makarios (Muskos M. H.) -- state, religious, public figure and politician, 1st President of the Republic of Cyprus.

Calendar: 02.1962

Locations: Egypt [65] Liberia [125] Greece [87] Cyprus [58]

Seasons: Winter [823]

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