Window to Europe (1992)

Documentary №40431, 1 part, duration: 0:09:56
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Ivanov


The film describes paradoxical events connected with the the figure of the tsar Peter the Great.

Reel №1

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A snake on a stone on the monument of the Bronze Horseman in St.


The alley of the Peter and Paul Fortress - people are walking.

It shows how people stop, look at something, discuss, laugh, wonder.

Close-up - the hands of the statue of Peter the Great by the sculptor Mikhail Shemyakin.

People look at the statue.

There is a military man.

Young people come up and laugh.

The bride and groom and their guests approach the statue.

View of the statue from behind.

A group of people are discussing the statue.

There are flowers at the foot of the monument.

Panorama of the statue.

A large - donation plaque on the monument with a donation inscription from Shemyakin.


Petersburg street, embankment, traffic.

A car stops at the curb, the bride and groom and a witness get out of it.

The photographer takes pictures of the newlyweds.

The bride and groom and guests approach the Bronze Horseman, lay flowers, pose.

Another couple of newlyweds at the monument, the groom takes the bride in his arms.

The bride and groom get into the car.

Flowers at the foot of the monument.

An elderly man approaches, picks up flowers.

The groom, the bride and the witnesses approach the monument.

The photographer climbs the stone of the monument, photographs Peter the Great.

An elderly man again picks up a bouquet of flowers left at the monument.

Large - the head of Peter the Great (the Bronze Horseman).

Children at the monument, picking flowers.

The photographer takes pictures.

Children run away with flowers.

Large - horse legs.

The inscription on the monument is "To Peter the Great - Catherine the Second".

A woman collects flowers at the monument.

The bird on the head of Peter the Great (the Bronze Horseman).

People on the streets of St.


Key words

Peter the Great, the Bronze Horseman, wedding, newlyweds, groom, bride

Locations: Moscow [820]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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