View of the river of fire (1979)

Film №39639, 2 parts, duration: 0:15:28
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Durinov
Sound mixer:Gerrat V.


A film about glorious labour traditions of Magnitka (short for Magnitogorsk).

Reel №1

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A photo studio, a photographer takes pictures of different people.

Large - ID cards with photos, stamped with a seal.

A group of people is standing in the cold.

View of the territory of the Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Plant (Magnitogorsk.

A group of people begins to run, climb iron stairs structures.

Various shots of the factory territory.

People walk up the stairs, inspect the plant.

The plant's management center, mentor worker Kovalchuk talks with new trainee workers.

A worker is talking on the phone.

Interns introduce themselves, talk about themselves.

Different shots - a worker talking on the phone, a steelworker drinking from a mug, etc.

The guys go to change clothes, Kovalchuk looks after them.

The territory of the plant - structures, blast furnaces, etc.

B/ w photo of the 30s - the territory of the plant.

The workshop of the plant is a production process, steelworkers work.

A group of steelworkers.

Large - hot metal pours.

Various work plans of steelworkers in the shop.

A group of trainees with a mentor comes to the workshop.

Large-hot metal, fire.

Mentor Kovalchuk tells the guys about the work.

Trainees observe the work of steelworkers in the shop.

Different personnel of the production process, the work of steelworkers.

Kovalchuk explains to the guys what needs to be done, the interns start working.

Key words

Steelworkers, blast furnace, workshop, Magnitogorsk

Locations: Magnitogorsk

Seasons: Winter [823]

Reel №2

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Factory workers, steelworkers, trainees at work in the shop.

A meeting of interns and mentors after the shift.

The territory of the plant (Magnitogorsk), the train is traveling along the rails.

Says the oldest worker of Magnitogorsk - Ivan Andreevich Sulimov.

The veteran's story is illustrated with old b/w photographs of the 30s from the construction of the plant and the opening of the Magnitogorsk station station, as well as personal photographs of Sulimov.

A quarry, a freight train is going (general plan).

Steelworkers in the shop, hot metal flows, various personnel of the production process, experienced workers train young trainees.

After completing the internship, the mentoring workers discuss each intern, say who coped with the work and who did not.

The territory of the plant, a young trainee is walking across the bridge.

Old b/w photos of Magnitogorsk, steelworkers, blast furnaces, etc.

The trainee guys leave the factory, run down the street, run into the departing bus on the move.

Key words

Magnitogorsk, steelworkers

Locations: Magnitogorsk [914]

Seasons: Winter [823]

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