The Guest from Lebanon. (1956)

Film-document №4624 4 parts, Duration: 0:38:35, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)
With the participation of

Director: Plotnikova V.

Operators: Kotlyarenko L., Mikheev I., Rymarev D.

Anouncers: Zadachin A.

Text writers: Fartuchnyy V.


The film is about the stay of Metropolite of Beirut Iliya Salibi in the Soviet Union.

Reel №1

Kremlin cathedrals.

Bloch's Cathedral.


Cathedral of the Assumption.

Trinity Cathedral.


The bell tower.

Believers in the cathedral.

Arrived in the Soviet Union and located in Laurel, hierarch of the Orthodox Church Antioliyskoy public figure Lebanon Beirut Metropolitan Elias Saliba, Metropolitan Nicholas Krutitskii and Kolomna bless the faithful.

Elias Saliba serves Uspenka Cathedral (the feast of the Trinity).

Elias Saliba ceremony of graduation of his election as an honorary member of the Moscow Theological Academy.

Present: Metropolitan Nicholas, Deputy Chairman of the Council for the Russian Orthodox Church at the Council of Ministers of the USSR and other Belyshev.

Resolution of the Council of the Academy announces the rector Archpriest K. Ruzhitsky.

Reel №2

Archpriest Ruzhitsky presents Master diploma of honorary member of the Academy.

Speaker Metropolitan Elias (synchronously).

Translation of the guest reads Metropolitan Nikolai (synchronously).

Metropolitan Elias visits St.

Nicholas Church Kusnetzky, met with Moscow.

Gorky Street.

The building of the Moscow City Council.

Yury Dolgoruky Monument, Pushkin.

Okhotny Ryad.

Grand Theatre.

Red Square.


Basil Cathedral.

Assumption and the Archangel Cathedral in the Kremlin.

The Supreme Soviet of the USSR.

Manezh Square.

The old and new buildings of Moscow State University.

The interiors of the University on Lenin Hills.

Stadium in Luzhniki.

Metropolitan Elias examines the Moscow Metro, National Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition.

Pavilions engineering and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.

Reel №3

Antioch Compound.

Arrival in Compound Metropolitan Elias.

Metropolitan conducts services.

The clergy and the people portrayed guest gifts.

PNRM. Leningrad.

Elias Saliba and his entourage at a monument to Peter I, on the waterfront, at the Palace of Peter I.

Guest from Lebanon to explore the city.

Peterhof fountains.

Visit the Metropolitan Alexander Nevsky Lavra.

Elias Saliba talks with Metropolitan of Leningrad and Novgorod Eleutherus.

Guests visiting the metropolitan chambers.

Reel №4

The service in St.

Nicholas Cathedral of the Annunciation.

Elias Saliba signs the guest book of the church.

Seeing Elias Saliba at the airport.

Speaker Metropolitan Elias (synchronously).

General view of Kiev.


View of the Dnieper.

Saint Sophia Cathedral.

Vladimir Cathedral.

General view of Odessa.

Street of the city.

Residence of Patriarch Alexy.

Patriarch Alexy takes Lebanese people.

Flies the plane.