A Grand Holiday in Iraq. (1959)

Film-document №5075 4 parts, Duration: 0:38:04 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Troyanovskiy M.

Operators: Zemcov G., Troyanovskiy M.

Composers: Geviksman V.

Anouncers: Vygodskiy R.

Text writers: Kublickiy G.


About the celebration of the first anniversary of proclamation of the Republic of Iraq.

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City of Baghdad (panorama). Date palms. The people on the streets. Mosque. Decorated streets and squares. Jubilant people. Parade in honor of the national holiday - Independence Day. Prime Minister Abdul Karim Qassim to government platform. Anthem orchestra. The demonstrators in the streets. Military parade. Guests from all over the stands. AK Kasem lights the fire at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The laying of wreaths. AK Kasem gives farmers act on land use. Shacks Sarif district. New blocks of houses. Opening of the Palace of the Republic in the building of the mosque. AK Qassem laid the first stone of the university, visited college dorm. Competition for boats, horse competitions. Exhibition of products made in Iran: cloth, shoes. Powerhouse. Refinery in Baghdad. Soviet specialists at the plant. Exhibition of weapons, which was won freedom. Qassem opens the Freedom Monument.

Reel №1

On the celebration of the first anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Iraq.