Sputnik is Speaking. (1959)

Film-document №5230 6 parts, Duration: 0:53:09, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Gerasimov S.

Script writers: Gerasimov S.

Operators: Efimov E., Kokoshvili L., Krylov A., Mukhin E., Rappoport V.

Composers: Flyarkovskiy A.

Anouncers: Morgunov B.


About the establishment and development of the Soviet Republic.

Reel №1

Rocket launch.

Animation: revolving globe.

Starry sky.

Night Moscow.

Satellite flies over Moscow over other cities in the world.

Watching the flight of the satellite from Moscow, Africans, Chinese, etc.

Iinostrannye newspaper reported on the launch of the Soviet satellite.

Ham radio listening satellite signals.

Landscape plans.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Falling bombs destroyed Dnieper.

Burning Stalingrad.

The ruins of the temple.

Egyptian pyramids and sphinxes.

Indian temples.

Sculptures of Buddha and Shiva.

Landscapes of Indonesia, India, China and Greece.

Animation: the ancient image of the solar system.

Figure: land on whales.

Painting: The War of Ancient Rome.

Photo: Square in Rome.

Sculpture of the Roman emperor.

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

German planes are flying.

Go to the German soldiers.


Hitler at the microphone.

The Germans shot people burn books.

Burning the Reichstag.

Animation: flying satellite.

Reel №2

The ruins of the Colosseum.

The peaceful life in the streets of Rome.

Girls and boys hear the satellite signals.

Animation: flying satellite.

Plans of Paris (the plane).

Chimera of Notre Dame.

Portrait and writings by Leonardo da Vinci.

Picture: Copernicus.

Painting: The burning of Giordano Bruno.

Portrait of D. Bruno.

Picture: Galileo before the Inquisition, the portrait of Galileo.

Hams make the satellite signals.


Passing one of the first locomotives and cars.

Lit the first electric light bulb.

Portraits Mendeleev Popov.

General view of Kaluga.

Cabin Tsiolkovsky.

Ziolkowski at work.

The people at the first electric lights.

Speculators on the exchange.

Factory chimneys.

Skyscrapers (the plane).

Pass capitalists and financial tycoons.

Pass weary miners, plowing peasant miners in mines, working in factories, construction sites, plantations and agriculture.

Children in the hovels of the poor.

Night landscape.

The sky in the clouds.

The ties are feet in shackles.

Windows prison.

The wall of the fortress.

Reel №3

Animation: flying satellite.

Wall of the Communards.

Picture: on the barricades of Paris.

Portrait of Karl Marx.

The communist manifesto.

The newspaper "Iskra".

The painting "Lenin talking to the workers."


Workers' demonstration, rally at the factory.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Soldiers in the trenches.

Newsreel 1917:

Detachments of armed workers go to Smolny, are armored cars.

The painting "The workers and peasants listen Lenin."

Newsreel 1917-1923 gg.:

Shot of the cruiser "Aurora".

The capture of the Winter Palace.

The Civil War.


Lenin spoke.

Teens go to the front.

Red cavalry rushes.

Caption: "The regional committee is closed.

All went to the front! "

On the roofs of cars and the cars going to the front Komsomolets.

The death of two soldiers.

On Red Square columns are athletes.

Foreign ambassadors and bourgeois politicians.

Destroyed factories, mines, bridges.

The streets of Moscow.

The book "Russia in the Shadows."

Photo: talking Lenin and HG Wells.

Newsreel 1917-1923 gg.:

Lenin spoke.

Newsreel 30's.:

Hydroelectric dam.

Is part of the tractors.

From the factory there is a first tractor.

First Saturday.

Boy reading by the light of the first electric light bulbs.

Camel in the first railroad in the deserts of Central Asia.

Chkalov Baidukov and Belyakov, made the first flight over the North Pole.

Work in the fields the first women among them - M. Demchenko.

Reel №4

Animation: flying satellite.

Newsreel 30's.:

Construction of the first industrial companies.

Komsomol members receive vouchers for construction.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Discounted village, weeping women, attacks, concentration camps, destroyed Stalingrad.

The selfless labor of the Soviet people in the rear.

Soviet flag over the Reichstag.

Nuremberg trials.

Monument to Soviet soldiers in Berlin.

British troops in Lebanon.

Newsreel of the 20's.:

The development of aviation - the first aircraft.

Stratospheric balloon flight.

In the air, the TU-104.

Newsreel 1957:

Blast-off with the satellite.


Listen to satellite signals, watching him.

Dance rock 'n' roll.

Klansmen lynched blacks.

Visitors to the exhibition in Brussels layouts satellites.




Ship at sea.

The struggle of the colonial countries for their independence.

Rally in Egypt.

Dispersal of a demonstration in Japan.

Egypt's youth with the songs is to build new national champions.

Chinese work.

Khrushchev embraces Mao Zedong.

Demonstration on Red Square.

Pairs of lovers: the Russian, African, etc.

Animation: a satellite in the sky.

Reel №5

A mother with a newborn.

Mother with children.


Newsreel 1945:

Atomic explosion.


People die.


2nd World Festival of Youth.

Laughing young people.


Ulanova dancing, conducted by Stokowski, Van Cliburn plays.

The game of football.

Prize foreign delegates.

Doves in the sky.

General plans of Paris, London, New York.

Spring landscape.

Industrial landscapes.


Scientists at the synchrotron.

Machine knead the dough.

Saleswoman releases bread.

Newsreel of the 20's.:

The famine in the Volga region.

Of sieve sow bread.

The first tractors in the field.

Burning bread.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Siege of Leningrad.

Newsreel 50's.:

Sowing and harvesting in the virgin lands.

Machines go with the grain.

Seller releases bread.

Animation: flying satellite.

Reel №6

Industrial landscapes.

Newsreel of the 20's.:

Reconstruction of the country after the revolution.

Bourgeois moguls on the exchange.

Military representatives from various Western powers.

The painting "K. Marx and Engels. "

Readers in the library.

Students in the carpentry workshop.

Joint Institute for Nuclear Research.

Atomic reactor.

Demonstration on Red Square.

Brigade of communist labor.

The architectural studio.

New homes.

Animation: flying satellite.

Academician Pavel Cherenkov with assistants in the laboratory.

Konenkov sculptor at work.

Construction of power plant.

Descent icebreaker.

Parents with children and young people on vacation.

Newspapers reported on the launch of the Soviet space rocket.

Rocket takes off into the sky.

Red flag.

Planes in the air.

Demonstration on Red Square.