American Agent's Trials.. (1955)

Film-document №4543 1 part, Duration: 0:08:17, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Belyaev V.


The Leningrad Command Tribunal is conducting a trial over the American spy K.Kook.

Historical background

In the summer of 1954 at the territory of Estonia with the aircraft were abandoned by parachute 2 American agent. One of them was killed in a shootout, the second, Kalju Cook, was captured and brought before a military tribunal.

Temporary description

"Pravda", "News", "Soviet Estonia" with a message about the detention in Estonia K. Kukka American spy. City of Tallinn. K. Kukk the dock. Table with espionage equipment: codes, codes, cryptography tools. In the courtroom, members of the public. Chairman of the Military Tribunal of Justice Colonel Tolkachev sets (synchronous) the defendant questions. K. Kukk answers questions (synchronously). The Chairman read out the verdict of the Military Court.

Reel №1

Newspapers with the message of the KGB.


Table with physical evidence.


President of the Court of Justice, Colonel Tolkachev, members of the tribunal: Major Hooks, Major Filatov, the clerk of the court of justice Strizhak captain, translator from Estonian lieutenant Tomberg.

Members of the public in the city court.

Defendant Kalju Cook in the courtroom.

The interrogation of the defendant.

Items seized from spies as evidence.

Verdict was read: traitor to the motherland Kalju Cook shot.