Excursion on Sunday ... (1987)

Documentary №51837, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:53
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Potievskij E.
Screenwriters:Potievskij E.
Camera operators:Voronov R.


Attempt to combine deep and true understanding of significant views of the world, nature and man.

Reel №1

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Moscow, hustle at the station.

Newsreel 1910 .: Tolstoy in bed.

A man holds the door.

Locomotive steam.

The funeral procession at the station-house Astapovo.

The coffin was transferred to a train.

Fireman throws coal into the furnace of a steam locomotive.

Spinning wheels of the train.

Yasnaya Polyana.

The soldiers set the bench in the field.

House-museum of Leo Tolstoy.

Chronicle in 1910: the movement of the train.

Moscow, cityscape behind windows trains.

The movement of trains.

People in cars.

Influx: Portrait of Leo Tolstoy and the landscape outside the window.

People come out of the train.

Index to Yasnaya Polyana on a background of the depot.

Vanity on the bus.


Leo Tolstoy - literary and public figure.

Calendar: 1910

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Yasnaya Polyana, the house-museum of Leo Tolstoy.

"Tree of the poor."

People come to the museum.

Fragment excursions.

Cyanotype: rooms of the museum.

Man and woman walking past on the bus.

Benches on the slope.

On the field, people gather.

Concert for the birthday of Leo Tolstoy: open-air stage in the field, the audience around.

The musician plays the piano.

The influx of: forest and the house-museum in Yasnaya Polyana.

Cyanotype: Portrait of Leo Tolstoy, forest, field, front of the manor, dark rooms.

Newsreel 1910: The funeral of Leo Tolstoy.

People walk behind the coffin.

The coffin was lowered into the grave.

The house-museum is closed at the end of the day.

On the field tractor rides, lie in the back of the bench and the portrait of Leo Tolstoy.

People dancing on the dance floor in the park.

Newsreel 1900s: Leo Tolstoy goes on snow.


Leo Tolstoy - literary and public figure.

Calendar: 1900-1910

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