On a Visit to German Friends. (1959)

Film-document №5077 2 parts, Duration: 0:19:55, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Podgoreckaya O.

Operators: Koloshin A., Oshurkov M.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Shergova G.


Nikita Khrushchev's stay in the German Democratic Republic.

Historical background

In March 1959 in Leipzig opens traditional Fair. It was attended by 49 countries. Fair at the invitation of the Government of the GDR, visited the President of the Council of Ministers, First Secretary of the CPSU, NS Khrushchev.

Temporary description

The film about the visit of Khrushchev in the GDR. GDR. Solemn meeting Khrushchev. Present: Walter Ulbricht, O. Grotewohl. City of Leipzig. Leipzig Trade Fair. Area, pavilions. Khrushchev examines the fair pavilions. Residents of the city welcomed Khrushchev. Khrushchev meeting with members of the Free German Youth. Berlin. Rallies in honor of stay Khrushchev. Present: Walter Ulbricht, O. Grotewohl. Acts Khrushchev (synchronously). Khrushchev visits the town hall. Khrushchev meeting with B. Pick, E. Ollenhauerom. The signing of the Soviet-German communiqué. Seeing Khrushchev.

Reel №1

Visitors to the fair.

Various exhibits.

Meeting NS Khrushchev at the airport.

He was greeted by Walter Ulbricht and Otto Grotewohl.

Honor guard.

Machines with guests passing Torgau, residents greet his guests.

Leipzig residents welcome visitors.

The rally in the square.

Speakers NS Khrushchev and Walter Ulbricht.

NS Khrushchev and his entourage pass through the fair, visiting the pavilions of the GDR, China, India, UK, France, the USSR and others.

Various exhibits.

In the UK pavilion, NS Khrushchev give the instrument that detects ionizing radiation.

NS Khrushchev talks to visitors of the fair, with representatives of trading companies, with children, with the representatives of the Free German Youth.

Walter Ulbricht and O. Grotewohl accompany NS Khrushchev.

General view of the streets and squares of Berlin at night.

Berliners welcome guests.

The rally in the square.

Reel №2

On the podium, NS Khrushchev, Walter Ulbricht, O. Grotewohl.

Playing Lord Mayor of Greater Berlin, F. Ebert and NS Khrushchev (synchronously).

Berliners welcome NS Khrushchev.

The area in front of the town hall - LS.

NS Khrushchev leaves a record in the "Golden Book" of Berlin.

NS Khrushchev, Walter Ulbricht and O. Grotewohl welcome the German people from the balcony of the town hall.

NS visit Khrushchev to President of the GDR Wilhelm Pieck.

Meeting people in all parts of the city in the gym to them.

Werner Zeslenbindera.

Chairman of the National Council of the National Front of the GDR Correns to speak NS Khrushchev.

NS stands Khrushchev (synchronously).

Acts Walter Ulbricht (synchronous).


The building of the Soviet embassy in East Germany pulls machine, from which a, arrived for a meeting with NS Khrushchev, Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany Erich Ollenhauer.

NS Khrushchev and E. Ollenhauer talking.

Reception in the Politburo of the SED.

Playing Walter Ulbricht, NS Khrushchev.

Visit the NS Khrushchev, one of the Soviet troops in the GDR.

Meeting NS Khrushchev and the leaders of the German state.

Sit and talk: NS Khrushchev, Walter Ulbricht, O. Grotewohl and others.

Prime Minister Otto Grotewohl congratulations on the 65th anniversary of the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Germany's Max Reimann, Walter Ulbricht, NS Khrushchev.

Farewell and departure NS Khrushchev's home.