The Symbol of Friendship.. (1960)

Film-document №5401 6 parts, Duration: 0:51:04 to collection Price category A

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Needs clarification of possibility of digitizing in HD.

Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Boykov V.

Script writers: Gorokhov V.

Operators: Kotlyarenko L.


About the assistance of Soviet specialists in construction of a metallurgic industrial complex in Bhilai (India).

Temporary description

The film is about the construction and launch of the Bhilai Steel Plant (India). India. Landscapes of the Himalayas, the Indian Ocean, the jungle. Urban and rural settlements. Living at work in the home. Buddhist temples. City of Delhi. Types of streets, buildings, embankments. Monuments and architecture. Melting steel ancient Indian way. The production processes at the ironworks in Benarise. The development of coal deposits in Korb. Lode Rajar. City of Bhilai. Bhilai Steel Plant. Construction, adjustment of equipment, commissioning of the plant together with specialists from the Soviet Union on the basis of the Soviet project and equipment. Receive Soviet technology in the port Visa Gapotnam. Transportation by rail. The manufacturing processes at the plant. Cast iron, steel, rolled steel. Indian and Soviet workers, professionals at work in the home. Children of the Soviet and Indian specialists in the classroom. Training at the institute, the Bhilai. Jawaharlal Nehru's visit to the plant. Factory Visits Khrushchev. Khrushchev speaking at a rally (sinhr.). Khrushchev's visit to India. Khrushchev and Jawaharlal Nehru. Soviet-Indian agreement on economic and cultural issues. Jawaharlal Nehru's visit to the Soviet Union. Jawaharlal Nehru in Moscow, visiting one of the plants. Manufacturing of equipment for the Bhilai Steel Plant in Soviet enterprises. The loading and shipment at the Odessa seaport. Steel Plant Iron & Steel Works. Stalevar A. Komkov teaches Indian steelmaker methods of melting steel.