Remote island of Kunashir (1968)

Documentary №39783, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:04
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Director:Urickij B.
Screenwriters:Alenkin B.
Camera operators:Kulikov G.
Text authors:Dobrodeev B.


The film tells the story of a bizarre climate and diverse nature of the island of Kunashir, located in the southern part of the Kuril chain.

Reel №1

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Pacific Ocean.

Gulls over the waves.

Kunashir Island in the fog.

Seagulls fly over water.

Waves breaking on the rocky coast.

Ocean surf.

Volcano Daddy.

Waves on the water surface, the ships on the horizon visible.

Gulls on the skeleton of the ship.

Waves take out the trash on the beach.

On the bank of children play.

Among the debris of children's toys.

Cows in the surf.

Kuril "highway" (the shore in hours of low tide).

On the banks of a car drives.

View Kunashir in the fog.

Fog in the forest of the island.

Birds on the dried tree.

Trees affected by the typhoon.

Coastal cliffs and boulders.

Cape Columnar (Kunashir "Authority").

The spider weaves a web in the grass.

Berry bushes.

Holiday House.

Girl playing table tennis.

People sit on benches.

Pool views.

In the swimming pool, adults and children.

Girl on a bench under a "fungus."

Wooden bridge.

People in the mineral spring.

A man walks barefoot on the clay bottom of the stream.


The mountain river.

Water cascades.

Hot lake in the crater of the volcano.

Boiling Lake in the crater of the volcano.

Sulfur gases above the water.

Hot underwater sources.

Boiling mud.

Cracks in the frozen mud.

The volcanic plateau.

From the fumaroles rising sulfur dioxide.

Fumarole near.

Golovnin Volcano.

The scientist goes to the fumaroles.

The edges of the fumaroles.

Sulfur gases float over plateaus.


View of the volcano from the forest.

On the forest road passing car.

Kunashir jungle.

The trail is a man.

South vines on the northern fir.

Dried, smothered with vines trees.

Flowering tree.

The roots of the trees.

Multilateral birch.

Locations: Kamchatka Krai [760] Sakhalin Region [802]

Reel №2

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White flowers.

Digitalis purpurea.

Lily martagon.

Euphorbia comb.

Flowers and fruits of wild rose Kunashir.

Rusty needles.

Meadow grass.

Branch with cones ovary.

Coniferous forest on the moor.

Young cones.

Mountain pine.

Spruce on the slope of years.

People go through thickets of bamboo.

View of the ocean.

Ocean waves.

Waves lapping on the shore.

Rocks of pumice.

Pumice close.

Pieces of pumice in water.

Medusa on the shore.

Solar patches of light on the waves.

Clouds at sunset.

The lights on the shore.

Night fishing.

Fishermen lifted out of the water tackle with the catch.


The man in the spotlight.

People pick up on the network side.

Catch shake out on the deck.

Foaming waves.

A herd of whales - killer whales.

The nose of the ship.

Fishermen pull the network.

The catch on the deck.

From the pile of fish take out octopus.


The inhabitants of the deep sea.

Black sea urchin.

Octopus eats fish.

Sunset over the ocean.

Volcano Daddy.

Plane takes off.

The pilots in the cockpit.

Types of volcano from the air.


View of the crater of the volcano.

The view from the cockpit of the ocean.

The plane flies Coast (Aerial photo).

Cape Stolbchaty.

The border guard on the tower.

View of the island of Hokkaido by Nemuro Strait.

The patrol ship goes along the border.

Border guards on the deck.


Captain looks through binoculars and gives the command.

The patrol ship departs.

Excitement in the ocean.

View Kunashir with water.

Locations: Kamchatka Krai [760] Sakhalin Region [802]

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