Blossom, Afganistan.. (1958)

Film-document №4939 3 parts, Duration: 0:28:21 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kiselev F.

Operators: Maksimov L., Savin A.


The Soviet Delegation at the celebration of the 40th anniversary of Afganistan independence.

Reel №1

Mountain landscapes.

Bala Hissar fortress.

Column of Independence to commemorate the victory over the British occupation forces in 1919.

Mountain river.



Artificial lake.

HPP Sarobi on the Kabul River.

Turbine power plant and transmission line.

The village and the roads in the mountains.

Plantations of cotton, sugar beets.

Work at oil, at a cement plant in Jabal-us-Siraj, in Kunduz ginning plants in a sugar factory in Baghlan.

General view of the bakery.

Construction Gulbaharskogo plant.

General view of Kabul (the plane).

Central Avenue Meyvand.

Monument to the Unknown Soldier.

The streets of Kabul.

Traffic on the streets.


Mausoleum of Nader Shah - founder of the ruling dynasty.

Column of Independence, the time in the column.

The national flag of Afghanistan.

Residence of the head of state - King Mohammed Zahir Shah.

The King sent an escort for a festive celebration, inspects the troops lined up for the parade.

Reel №2

Home parade: march of the tribes inhabiting Afghanistan.

On the podium parades Afghan army chief of King Mohammed Zahir Shah, Prime Minister Sardar Mohammed Daoud, the members of the royal family, government officials, the head of the movement of Pashtuns Abdul Ghafar Khan, members of the diplomatic corps, the Soviet Ambassador to Afghanistan Degtyarev.

Undergo division of the USSR, the USA, Iran, Pakistan, the United Arab Republic, Turkey.

Pass of the Afghan army, the students at Kabul Military School, pilots, motochasti, artillery, armored personnel carriers, armored units.

Diplomatic representatives congratulated the king.

Festivities on the area of ​​Chaman.

King Mohammed Zahir Shah opens international trade fairs.

Pavilions of China, the USSR, Czechoslovakia, the United Arab Republic.

The King inspects pavilions Afghanistan and the Soviet Union.


Reel №3

Sporting event in the stadium Ghazi.

In the bed of King Mohammed Zahir Shah and his guests.

The parade of athletes.

Afghan society leaders held "Olympic", the representatives of China, India, Pakistan, USA, USSR, young men of Afghanistan.

Match Bandy between athletes and team India Afghan army.

Meeting basketball Tbilisi "Dinamo" with the students of Kabul University.

Afghans struggle with Pakistani fighter Ibrahim Abdul Kayum.

Afghan fight heavyweights NEZAM and Abdul Latif.

Acts Shenovar strongman.

Pashtun dances.

Playing the Chinese visitors (peacock dance), artists of Soviet Tajikistan (music and dance suite "Chor-Zarb").

City lighting.