In the City of Milan at the International Fair. (1956)

Film-document №4692 2 parts, Duration: 0:19:07 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Vertova E.

Operators: Pankin L., Pridorogin V.

Text writers: Litvak A.


The film is about the Soviet pavilion at the Exhibition held in Milan.

Historical background

Historical. In April 1956 in Milan, opened the thirty-fourth the Milan Fair. The third time it has participated in the Soviet Union.

Reel №1

Milan (top).

The area of ​​the city.

Milan Cathedral.

La Scala.

Monument to Giuseppe Verdi.

Castello Sforzesco.

The streets of the city.

The main entrance to the fair.

Italian President Giovanni Gronchi accompanied by guards come to the fair.

Guest Tribune.

The opening of the fair.

To the President of the Organizing Committee of the Count Tomasso Gollarati-Scotty.

President and guests visiting the fair.

Traffic on the streets.

Visitors to the fair grounds.

Soviet Ambassador to Italy Bogomolov examines fair.

Demonstration of mechanisms.


France Pavilion.

Exhibits of the aviation industry, aircraft engines, propellers, machine model for interplanetary flights.

Pavilion of Egypt.

Samples of Egyptian cotton.


Visitors to the pavilion of Mexico.

Products of food industry.

Mexican costumes.

Light industry products Libya.

Visitors to the pavilion Uruguay, Venezuela, Jordan, Spain, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Tram rides, taxi.


Reel №2

Light industry products in Hall Yugoslavia.

Fabric, glass, printing machines in Hall Czechoslovakia.

Visitors relax fair.

Visitors to the UK pavilion, USA.

Pavilion of the Soviet Union.

Visitors at the bench.

Models of Soviet turbines.

Agricultural machinery in the open air.


Products Palekh artists.


Modern medical equipment.

Filming and photographic equipment.

Showcase of Soviet publications and radio.

Visitors to the music department.

Fair (evening).

Visitors to the fair.