In the City of Budapest. (1956)

Film-document №4705 2 parts, Duration: 0:14:18, Black-white to collection Price category A
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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Pumpyanskaya S., Kopalin I.

Script writers: Kopalin I.


The film is about an effort to carry out an antisocialist riot in Hungary.

Historical background

In October-November 1956 in Hungary took place prepared powers led by the U.S. counter-revolutionary rebellion. With the help of Soviet troops revolt was crushed. It was formed by the Hungarian Revolutionary Workers 'and Peasants' Government.

Temporary description

October 25, 1956 through the streets of Budapest is a demonstration. Car rides with the rebels. Rebels in front of the U.S. embassy, ​​attack on the political school after Petofi, rip a sign with the name "Lenin Street"; break the Freedom Monument. Battle in the streets of Budapest. Broken buildings, burning books. The newspaper reported on the Soviet troops in Budapest. Photos published in foreign journals, the events in Hungary. Restoration work on the streets of Budapest. Trams pass through the streets, selling newspapers, all at a meat shop.

Reel №1

General view of Budapest.

The bridge over the Danube.

October 23 student demonstration in the street.

Passing car with the rebels.

A rebel group shot around the corner from the entrance.

The newspaper reported on the assistance of Soviet troops to restore order in Budapest.

The area of ​​the city.

Street of Budapest.

Soviet tanks away from the city.

A rebel group scatters proclamation.

Demonstration of the rebels under the black flag.

Demonstrators coming to the U.S. Embassy.

Reel №2

Ravished corpses.

Hung on a tree headfirst.

Newspaper with a circulation of the Hungarian Revolutionary Workers 'and Peasants' Government.

Parliament House.

People on the street clean debris and stones.

Working as a carpenter.

Sold newspapers on the streets.

A police officer regulating traffic.

Residents in Budapest stalls and shops.

Market, farmers sell vegetables.

Smoking factory chimneys.

Panorama of the river port.

Unloading firewood.

Repair tram line.

Public transport on the streets.

Crowded streets of Budapest.

Statue of Liberty on Gellert hill.

Building political School. S. Petofi.

Star group of thugs breaks from the front, makes the coat of arms of the Republic of the wall of the building, rips a sign saying "Lenin Street."

Figure falls fighter with the Freedom Monument on Mount Gellert.

One of the thugs breaks it with a sledgehammer.

Rebels shoot military decoration on the monument.

Headquarters of the rebels in the cinema "Godwin".

In front cannon rebels with machine guns.

Crates of weapons.

The rebels fired at the street park.

Broken homes.

Streets littered with piles of rubble.

Tank rebels fired at the building.

Defeated Radio center building.

Burned at the stake books, newspapers.

Those arrested are on the street.

Photos from foreign magazines, "Times", "Paris Match", "Radar", "Der Spiegel".

Corpses on the sidewalk.