For his friends.. (1989)

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Producer Centrnauchfilm (CNF)

Director: Vadim Vinogradov

Script writers: V.Vinogradov, V.Karpec

Operators: A.Novikov

Other authors: Avtor teksta K.Kedrov, konsuljtant K.M.Harchev, kompozitor A.Haryutchenko, zvukooperatori: N.Kuznecov, A.Romanov, montazhyor T.Afinogenova, direktor kartini E.Esjkova, V filjme prinimali uchastie: Lidiya Filippovna Ivanova, Mariya Vasiljevna Dolginskaya, o.Innokentij (Veniaminov), o.Vasilij (Shvec)


The fate of the Russian Orthodox Church - its persecution and resurrection.


Reel №1

Sculpture of an angel with a cross, a monument to the Holy Great Martyr.

Burning candles on a canon during his service in the temple.

Those worshipers.

A memorial service in the temple.

Women with candles.

The priests with candles in their hands.

View of the Temple during service (above).

Candle in a hand praying.

Newsreel 1941: Soviet soldiers died.

Woman Cross.

Newsreel, 1941: Red Army soldier dead in the cab of the truck crashed.

Those praying women.

Newsreel, 1941: Red Army soldier is killed.

The woman's face.

Newsreel, 1941: Red Army soldiers killed in combat.

Inverted gun in a trench.

View a memorial service in the temple (top).

Newsreel 1941: German tank breaks through a brick wall.

Flying German aircraft.

Infantry riding in armored personnel carriers.

Ride German motorcyclists.

The attack of German tanks and infantry.

Eared field.

The painting "Baptism of Russia."

Newsreel 1941: bell ringer rings the bell.

People pray at the temple.

Photo of the priest, reading the message to the Orthodox Metropolitan Sergius.

Newsreel 1941: the priest reads the message of Metropolitan Sergius.

People listen to the priest at the temple.

Photos of people in the church during the service.

Newsreel, 1941: London's street view from the front window of the car.

British Prime Minister W. Churchill in the car.

Churchill speaks on the radio.

Face Churchill.

The soldiers of the Moscow division of the militia are in the ranks.

Nazi eagle.

General view of the end of Nazi activities in 1930 (above).

Himmler, Hitler A. suited to the dais.

People raise their hands in a Nazi salute.

Hitler stands at the podium.

People greet Hitler.

Hitler and Himmler of the SS take hits.

Hitler welcomed the passing of the SS.

Nazi posters.

SS descend the steps of the stadium in Nuremberg.

Stormtroopers march through the streets of Berlin.

Night stormtroopers march.

Hitler and Rauschning background during a meeting at the Berghof.

The book of memoirs background Rauschning.

Photo Hitler.

Photo Hitler, Goebbels, J. at the table among the guests.

Photos Nazi activities.

Surrounded by Moscow in 1941.

Newsreel November 1941: German troops preparing to attack.

Tanks and artillery positions.

Poster "We shall defend Moscow!".

Defensive installations in the streets of Moscow.

Streets frontline Moscow.

Golden Dome.

Photo prayer with the participation of Nicholas II in one of the regiments of the Russian army during the First World War.

Newsreel 1916-1916 years: Nicholas II congratulated the officers and soldiers on Easter.

Key words

Orthodoxy; Great Patriotic War


Nicholas II - the Russian emperor Winston Churchill - British statesman and politician Adolf Hitler - a German statesman and political figure Heinrich Himmler - German statesman and political figure Rauschning German - German politician, writer


1915-1916 1930s 1941


Moscow [820] London [870] Berlin [821]


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

The First World War; World War II; Battle for Moscow; The German invasion of the Soviet Union ("Operation Barbarossa"), cross-border battles; Political figures; Religious Holidays

Reel №2

Newsreel, 1918: People on Red Square in Moscow.

The newly elected Patriarch Tikhon is prayer.

Religious procession in honor of the election of the patriarch.

Patriarch Tikhon among priests.

Religious Procession in Red Square.

Photo Patriarch Tikhon among priests.

Newsreel 1929: the destruction of one of the Orthodox churches.

Engineer manages the removal of bells.

Those people looking up.

Dropping bells.

Night anti-religious carnival now serving.

View of the church building.

Spinning wheel with firecrackers.

People in the square.

General view of the rink.

People skate, carrying burning torches.

Supports EM Yaroslavsky Section meeting of the Union of Militant Atheists.

Woman takes off from the wall of icons.

People walking down the stairs at home with icons in their hands.

Children on anti-religious demonstrations.

Members of the Union of Militant Atheists with foreign guests.

Tomb of Archbishop Luke (war-Yasenetsky).

Photos Voyno-Yasenetsky among doctors and nurses.

Photo Voyno-Yasenetsky in office.

The cross in the Orthodox Church.

Photos of Archbishop Luke among the clergy.

Newsreel 1929: priests are on the streets of the city under police escort.

Photo Archbishop Luke in exile.

Newsreel of the late 1920s: the panorama of the Solovki Special Purpose Camp.

The building management camp.

The prisoners are under guard.

German aircraft in 1941, flies over the road along which are refugees, people at first.

Burning house.

People leave a burning village.

Panorama burning village.

Soviet prisoners of war are on the road, moving towards the German troops.

People at the dying houses.

Lit town.

Child killed the body of the mother.

Weeping Woman.

A woman wipes her tears to the old man.

Wounded Soviet soldiers.

Refugees are on the road.

View the burning of the village (above).

A woman sits near the ruins of the house.

People sneaked past corpses on stretchers.

Women cry over the dead bodies.

The woman's face.

The murdered man.

People are crying over the bodies of dead relatives.

Women and children, were shot by the Nazis.

Weeping women.

Priest funeral services of the victims.

The woman's face.

The icon of the Virgin.


Tikhon (Bellavin Vasily) - Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Emelyan Mikhailovich Yaroslavsky (Gubelman Saints Izrailevich) - statesman and political figure


1918 1929 1941


Moscow [820] Arkhangelsk region [768]


Summer [824] Winter [823]

Domestic policy; Religious Holidays; World War II; Prisons and camps

Reel №3

Newsreel of 1941-1942: people go to the temple.

People come to the church, a woman with a baby should be baptized.

Metropolitan Nicholas prays.

Women in the church during the service.

The woman's face.

Metropolitan Nicholas prays.

Those parishioners.

Metropolitan Nicholas prays.

People cross.

Metropolitan read a prayer.

The image of the crucified Christ.

Newsreel 1941: burnt grain poured out of hand.

Remains of church utensils lie on the ground.

People from destroyed houses.

Wounded Red Army soldiers in the village.

Women treat the wounded milk and bread.


Soldiers carried the wounded comrade from the battlefield.

Tankers carry a wounded comrade.

The wounded are on stretchers.

Father Innocent (Benjamin) gives interviews (synchronously).

Newsreel of 1942-1943: woman-medical orderly bandaging the wounded.

Face nurse.

Surgical operation in a field hospital.

Nurses give water to the wounded.

Father Innocent (Benjamin) gives interviews (synchronously).

Newsreel of 1942-1943: a nurse in a field hospital gives wounded drink.

The cross on the wall of the house.

Father Basil gives interviews (synchronously).

Newsreel 1942: fighting in Stalingrad.

The woman in the temple gives interviews (synchronously).

Newsreel 1942: German planes dropped bombs on Stalingrad.

The bombings on the ground.

Lights train.

The woman in the temple gives interviews (synchronously).

Icon of the Mother of God.

Surrounded Leningrad.

Newsreel, 1941: the German generals are watching the progress of the fighting around Leningrad.

German ammunition labeled "Leningrad".

German heavy guns firing on Leningrad.

German infantry in the trench.

Panorama suburb of Leningrad.

Prayer in 1945 with the participation of Patriarch Alexy I. Military and parishioners coming to the Patriarch and kiss the cross.

The residents of besieged Leningrad in the spring of 1942, the streets of the city.

A man carrying a log on his back.

People go on the melting ice on the sidewalk.

The choir in the Orthodox Church.

The service in the temple.

Photo Dolginskiy MV war years.

Dolginskaya gives interviews (synchronously).


Alexis I (Simansky Sergey) - Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia


1941-1943 1945


Moscow [820] Leningrad [848] Leningrad region [785]


Summer [824] Spring [825]

World War II; Beginning of the blockade of Leningrad; Starting the Battle of Stalingrad; Medicine

Reel №4

Newsreel 1941-1943 years: the Red Army kiss the icon.

The division of the Red Army liberated passes through the town, she blesses them cross.

People build fortifications.

People apart the rubble in the liberated city.

People unload timber.

Women pull fishing nets.

Women pull behind a harrow.

Those children.

A fragment of the icon.

Newsreel, 1943: Easter celebration in Moscow.

People go holy cakes.

The priest sanctifies the Easter cakes.

Women with cakes in their hands.

Easter service at one of the churches.

The priest conducts Easter service.

Image of Christ.

Easter cake with candles.

Religious procession at Easter.

Newsreel of 1943-1944: Service in the ruins of the temple of the liberated territory.

Photo priest preached guerrillas.

Photo of church service in the liberated village.

Newsreel of 1943-1944: priest performs religious services temple ruins.

People cross.

Priests visiting the ruins of a temple.

The nuns take care of lightly wounded soldiers of the Red Army.

Photo priest blessing the Soviet soldiers.

Newsreel of 1943-1944: Soviet officers shake hands with the priests.

The officer stands in front of the priest and parishioners.

The priest blesses the soldiers.

The division of the Red Army is on the streets of the city.

Priests bless the passing soldiers.

Photo Archbishop Luke (war-Yasenetsky) conducting surgery.

Work Voyno-Yasenetsky of purulent surgery.

The identity of the winner of the Stalin Prize-Voyno Yasenetsky.

Photos Voyno-Yasenetsky among doctors and nurses.

Photos Voyno-Yasenetsky in vestments.

Sculpture of an angel with a cross.




Summer [824] Spring [825]

World War II; Religious Holidays

Reel №5

The icon of St.


Newsreel, 1945: Soldiers with the banner captured during the Victory Day parade on Red Square.

Marshals Vasilevsky, AM, IS Konev go to Red Square on the day of the Victory Parade.

The representatives of the higher clergy in Red Square, among them is Archbishop Luke.

IV Stalin, MI Kalinin, VM Molotov go through the yard of the Kremlin on Red Square.

Stalin touches the paper.

The loudspeaker on the pole.

People listen to Stalin's treatment of 3 July 1941 (synchronous sounds Stalin's speech).

Stalin stands at the entrance to the mausoleum of the day of the Victory Parade.

Metropolitan Sergius, Alexis and Nicholas at the reception of Stalin September 3, 1943.

Face Metropolitan Nicholas.

A person of Metropolitan Sergius.

Face Metropolitan Alexy.

Crucifix on a table.

Soldiers stand in formation in the Kremlin.

Christ the Savior Cathedral.

Boards with the names of the heroes of 1812 in the church.

High relief at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

View of Christ the Savior.

GK Zhukov He rides out of the gate of the Spasskaya Tower during the Victory Day parade.

Panorama of Red Square during the Victory Day parade.

Photos church services.

Photos of Archbishop Luke among priests and parishioners.

Text one of the last recordings of Archbishop Luke.

Photos of Archbishop Luke.

Newsreel of 1945-1946: Soldiers dug out of the earth a church bell.

The church bell taken out of the water.

Church bells.

A general view of one of the monasteries during the holiday.

Map of the holiday, people stand at the temple.

The cross on the dome of the temple.

People pray on bended knees.

Those worshipers.

Priests and monks, praying before icons.

Icon of the Mother of God.


Alexis I (Simansky Sergey) - Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Sergius (Stragorodsky Ivan) - Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Nicholas (Yarushevich Boris Dorofeyevich) - nesses church, preacher, theologian Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin - statesman and political figure [842] Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin - statesman and political figure Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov - statesman and political figure Voyno-Yasenetsky Valentin F. (Archbishop Luka) - church leader, doctor Georgy Zhukov - commander Vasilevsky Alexander - commander Ivan Stepanovich Konev - commander


1941 1943 1945-1946


Moscow [820]


Spring [825] Summer [824]

Domestic policy; Political figures; Religious Holidays; Victory Parade; Generals and war heroes