Leningrad underground (1955)

Documentary №51338, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:06
Production: LSDF
Director:V. Vasilenko
Screenwriters:M. Lanskoj
Camera operators:N. Blazhkov
Other authors:Zvuk - E. Beljskij. Scenarij - M. Lanskoj


On the construction of the Leningrad metro in the first postwar decade. Strip the first line from the station "Ploschad Vosstania" to the station "Avtovo". Drilling of the tunnel, working mechanisms and inventions laying rail, sobre escalators, decorating stations. The opening ceremony and the first train. Rewarding the Builder in the Tauride Palace.

Reel №1

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Construction of the Leningrad subway station "Ploshchad Rebellion."

Work sinker; laying of railway track rails.

N. Petrunina team of installers for the assembly of the first escalator.

Facing with marble lobby.

Anikushin sculptor and architect Petrov authors sculpture Pushkin metro station "Pushkinskaya".

Meeting the builders of the Leningrad subway, on the occasion of its launch.

GI Kozlov cuts the ribbon.

Awarded to permit the operator to the first train.

Duty station sends on the first train.

Voroshilov presents boss "Lenmetrostroya" Kuznetsov Order of Lenin, which was awarded the Leningrad underground.

Leningrad metro station: "Institute of Technology", "Baltic", "Kirov Plant".

Key words

The car
Drafting table


Kuznecov - nachaljnik Lenigradskogo metrostroya. Shkolovskij Ya.E. - konstruktor. Andreev A.K. - arhitektor. Petrov V.A. - arhitektor. Anikushin M.K. - skuljptor.

Calendar: 1940s-1950s

Locations: Leningrad [848]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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November 15, 1955-the opening day of the Leningrad Metro.

The lobby of the station "Ploshchad Vosstaniya" - address plan.

Cars are driving along Nevsky Prospekt, people are walking along the sidewalks, people are crossing the road.

People enter the subway.

The lobby of the station "Avtovo".

There are people standing on the steps of the subway.

Sinker Ivan Mikhailovich Pastukhov and his family gather.

The queue at the entrance to the metro.

People in the subway.

They greet each other.

Sinker Anatoly Vasilyevich Tarasov.

Installer Nikolai Ilyich Petrunin.

Plasterer Anna Yegorovna Ushakova.

People go down the escalator to the station.

Rally of metro builders.

First secretary of the regional party committee Frol Romanovich Kozlov makes a speech.

Participants of the rally applaud.


Kozlov F. R. cuts the red ribbon.

An employee of the metro gives a ticket to the driver of the first train.

People get into the cars.

The station attendant sends the first train.

The train departs from the station.

Central energy-dispatching control panel of the metro.

Employees at work.

The employee is on the phone.

Metro station-removed from traffic from the car window.

People walk through the station.

Station "Technological Institute".

Decorative design.

Baltiyskaya station.

The passenger is moved up and down on escalators.



Cars are driving on the road.

People are coming.

Station "Kirovsky zavod".

Avtovo station.

Columns of glass are examined by people.

The lobby of the station "Avtovo" - shooting inside.

Passengers buy tickets at the metro ticket office.

A solemn meeting in the Tauride Palace dedicated to awarding the builders of the metro.

The audience applauds.

In the Presidium, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Voroshilov K. E., Kozlov F. R.

Voroshilov K. E. presents the Order of Lenin to the head of Lenmetrostroy Kuznetsov K. A.

Voroshilov K. E. speaks.

Leningrad-top view-the Hermitage and Palace Square.

Traffic on Nevsky Prospekt.

Monument to Lenin.

Key words

the interior of the station
run subway
room work, family, children


Kozlov F.R. - pervij sekretarj oblastnogo komiteta partii. Voroshilov K.E. - predsedatelj Prezidiuma Verhovnogo Soveta SSSR.

Locations: Leningrad [848]

Seasons: Autumn [826] Night [830]

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