Film
Palace of Soviets. (1992)

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Producer Sverdlovsk newsreel studio

Director: M.Gubashov

Script writers: Gubashov

Operators: Kireyev

Composers: Zatulovsky

Annotation

The film describes the failed attempt of realizing the mighty project of 1930s - the construction of the Palace of Soviets of the USSR that was designed to be the world's biggest building. The film uses various chronicles.

Construction | Architecture

Reel №1

View of the Red Square mausoleum and the building of the Historical museum, the mausoleum is a change of guard.

Are soldiers of the Kremlin guard.

View of Red Square and the mausoleum from the GUM.

Figure one of the Assyrian ziggurats.

All in the mausoleum in Red Square.

View of St.

Basil's Cathedral, the mausoleum and Spassky Tower.

The top of St.

Basil's Cathedral.

Panorama of the Red Square.

Picture Palace of the Soviets.

Panorama of the Moscow pool "Moscow" (above).

View of the Moscow River and the House on the Embankment.

Fragment of decoration of a building.

View of the Kremlin.

View of the pool "Moscow".

Fragments of the temple of Marduk in today's Iraq.

Murals on the walls of the temple.

Panorama of the temple complex.

Image of King Hammurabi.

Crumbling temple.

The ruins of the Assyrian temples.

Newsreel, 1931: People in the exhibition hall dedicated to the open competition for the design of the Palace of Soviets in Moscow.

The guide tells visitors about one of the projects.

People view mock drafts.

Architect AV Shchusev working on the layout of the Palace of Soviets.

View layout.

Architects working on drawings.

Architect lofan BM shows another layout.

Fragments of the layout.

GPI in the layout.

Layout of the Palace of the Soviets.

The guide shows the layout.

Architects lofan, VA Shuko VG and Gelfreich layout in the Palace of Soviets in 1933.

Shuko face.

Gelfreich examines layout.

Iofana face.

Layout of the Palace of the Soviets installed a sculpture of Lenin on it.

Newsreel 1930: sculptor Merkurov SD part of the workshop.

Preliminary fragments of statues of Lenin.

Merkurov at work on the statue of Stalin.

Ship "Rocket" floats on the Moscow Canal.

Statue of Stalin on the canal bank.

Remains of the pedestal of the statue.

Lenin monument on the banks of the canal.

Drawings and sketches of the Palace of Soviets.

View of the pool "Moscow" on the site of the temple of Christ the Savior.

Photos of the construction site of the Palace of the Soviets in the 1930s.

Login metro station "Kropotkin".

Newsreel 1935-1936 years: the construction of the Palace of Soviets, excavators excavate.

Types of construction site of the Palace of the Soviets.

The foundation of the Palace of Soviets in 1938.

Installation of metal structures.

Engineers watching the progress of construction.

Workers assemble metal structures.

Types of construction site.

Drawings and photographs erected metal frame of the Palace of the Soviets.

Newsreel 1939: meeting at the construction site of the Palace of the Soviets.

People listen to the speaker.

Drawings and sketches of the Palace of Soviets.

Drawings and paintings of the tower of Babel, newsreels construction of the Palace of the Soviets in 1939.

Statues of the Winter Palace in Leningrad.

Fragments of broken sculptures.

Personnel

Lofan Boris - Architect Shuko Vladimir A. - Architect Gelfreich Vladimir G. - Architect Merkurov Sergey - sculptor Alexey Shchusev - Architect

Calendar

1931-1939

Locations

Moscow [820]

Objects

Red Square Mausoleum

Seasons

Summer [824]

Architects; Sculptors; Visual Arts

Reel №2

Projects and colored sketches halls of the Palace of the Soviets.

Figure dome of the Palace of the Soviets.

Sculptures taken from the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

Demonstration movie of the Palace of Soviets on television.

View of the Moscow River with an estimated building the Palace of Soviets (influx).

Images of the Palace of Soviets against the backdrop of Moscow.

Herodotus book on the table.

Figure temple of Marduk.

Frescoes and mosaics on the walls of the temple.

Chaldean fragments of statues.

Layouts Palace of Soviets.

Newsreel of 1939-1940: the installation of statues of Lenin on the building of the Palace of Soviets.

Workers move the statue's hand.

Merkurov employees working on the head of the statue of Lenin.

Merkurov works with reduced copies of the statue.

Merkurov working on one of the models of the statue.

Employees workshop Merkurov produce a scale model of the statue.

Copies of the statue of Lenin.

Monuments to Lenin Merkurov work in Moscow.

Figures finishing halls of the Palace of the Soviets.

Monument Memorial "Jerzy" 27 kilometer of the Leningrad highway.

Newsreel 1941: construction site of the Palace of the Soviets after the dismantling of the metal frame.

View of the streets of Sverdlovsk.

Layout "Sverdlovsk option" Palace of the Soviets.

Panorama of the Moscow Kremlin.

Photo of building a pool "Moscow" in 1958.

Panorama of the pool.

A general view of the swimming pool "Moscow".

Lenin monument on the banks of the Moscow Canal.

Lying on the ground statue of Dzerzhinsky.

Exhibits at the Crimean waterfront.

Quadriga above the arch of the General Staff and the statue of an angel on the Alexandria column in Leningrad.

Photo Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

Photos of excavation at the site of the temple.

General view of the "Babel" tower.

Personnel

Merkurov Sergey - sculptor

Calendar

1939-1941

Locations

Moscow [820]

Seasons

Winter [823] Summer [824]

Construction; Sculptors; Visual Arts