A Remarkable Meeting. (1956)

Film-document №4627 7 parts, Duration: 1:06:12, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)
With the participation of

Director: Tuzova Z.

Operators: Krylov A., Rymarev D., Ryashencev K.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Fartuchnyy V.


The stay of the Delegation of the USA National Council of Churches in the USSR.

Reel №1


Red Square.

Okhotny Ryad.

Gorky Street.

Central Airport.

Metropolitan Nicholas, archpriest Nikolai Kolgitsky Archimandrite Pimen, Archpriest Igor Malyushitsky, priest Paul Sokolovsky welcome visitors from the U.S..

Guests out of the plane.

Metropolitan Nicholas welcomes guests.

In response, the chief U.S. supports Dr.

Eugene Blake.

The building of the Moscow Patriarchate.


Metropolitan Nicholas welcomes visitors.

Reception Metropolitan Nicholas.

Welcomes guests Nicholas (synchronously).

In response, the chief U.S. stands Blake (synchronously).

Reel №2

Reception Holiness Patriarch Alexy.

American guests presented Alexis silver cup with the inscription.

Pimen the Great Temple.

It takes all-night vigil.

The presence of American guests.

Rector Archpriest Nikolay Bazhanov welcomes guests.

On behalf of the delegation spoke Bishop Sherrill.

Church of All Saints.

American visitors to the church.

The service in the church.

Welcomes guests Archpriest Konstantin Meshchersky.

In response, the acts Franklin Frey.

The building of the Holy Synod.

The interview between the Christian churches of the USSR and the USA.

Present: Dr.

Blake, Nicholas, Bishop Vartan Armenian Church, Lutheran - Latvia Tours, Lutheran Estonia - Kiyvit from Baptist J. Zhidkov.

Speaker Metropolitan Nikolai (synchronously).

Reel №3

Head of the Delegation of Churches USA presents the gifts of the church leaders of the USSR.

Church leaders pray together.

Hotel "Sovetskaya".

Guests traveling in cars on Gorky Street, Theatre Square.

Grand Theatre.

Kremlin with Moskvoretsky bridge.

Multilevel Embankment Building.


Basil's Cathedral.

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky.

Red Square.

Soviet area.

The monument to Yuri Dolgoruky.

Pushkin Square.

Pushkin monument.

Arbat Square.


Guests visiting the Met - Art. "Arbat" and ride the subway to the station. "Kiev".


Lomonosov monument.

Lobby MSU.

Assembly hall, sports hall.

Guests at the 18th floor of the MSU - look at the panorama of Moscow.

Guests visit the Tretyakov Gallery.

Reel №4

Guests visiting the GUM store and the "gift" on the street.



Guests visit the Kremlin - Cathedrals, the Grand Kremlin Palace.

Conference Room, St George's Hall, etc.

Guests are photographed in the Kremlin.

Reel №5

Views of Moscow.

Guests attending the Trinity-Sergius Lavra in Zagorsk.

Visitors are welcomed by the governor of the Lavra, Archimandrite Pimen.

The fortress wall XVI century.

Trinity Cathedral.

Guests at the temple.

The monastery bell tower.

Nadkladeznaya chapel.

Cathedral of the Assumption.

XVIII century iconostasis.


Leads with Archimandrite Pimen.

Guests visit the Theological Academy.

Things to second course.

The lecture by Professor A. Smith.

Guests accompanied during the inspection of the Academy Rector K. Ruzhitsky.

Academic church.

In the hall of the Academy choir students - students of the seminary performs spiritual songs (synchronously).

The head of the U.S. delegation to thank Dr.

Blake Ruzhitsky rector and members of the choir.

Students bow.

Reel №6

The interview between the delegates and the Corporation of the Theological Academy.

Guests visiting the Patriarch's quarters, his Holiness Church of the Cross, the iconostasis, the throne room, the blue room.

Vicar of the monastery, Archimandrite Pimen presents guests gifts.

Guests visit the village church, "the Holy Trinity" in Art.


Visitors are welcomed by Rev.

John Sobolev.

Welcomes guests Sobolev.

In response, the doctor performs Blake.

Guests present at the sacrament of infant baptism.

The people at Epiphany Cathedral.

Guests come to the county.

Among the welcoming Bishop Roman Luga, Archpriest Alexander Medvedsky, Archpriest Nikolay Naumov.

Nevsky Prospekt.

Machines with guests entering the courtyard of the Leningrad diocese.

Guests pay a visit to Metropolitan Eleutherius.

Reel №7



Isaac's Cathedral.

Monument to Peter the Great.


Town House of Pioneers.

Guests visit the House of Pioneers.

Guests dance with the children.

In the evening, the delegates present at the service in St.

Nicholas Cathedral.

Guests write their impressions of the guest book.

View of St.

Isaac's Cathedral in the evening.


Delegates at the reception of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy.

Patriarch Alexy presenting guests gifts.


Eugene Blake, thanks for the gifts.

Patriarch Alexy and other pictures with guests.

Check out the guests.

Vnukovo aerorodrom.

Nicholas stands Krutitskii (synchronously).

In response, the doctor performs Blake.