Electric current in industry and households (1982)

Documentary №55139, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:37
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)
Director:Iovleva T.
Screenwriters:Zagaljskij L.
Camera operators:Guzeev E.
Sound mixer:S.Akmanova
Music designer:V.Sokolov


A textbook for schoolchildren. The phenomenon of electricity, the circuit diagram, the advantages of electric current in engines and lighting devices.

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Devices for measuring and converting electricity.

Electrophoretic machine.

Experiments with an amber wand.

Ancient engravings depicting experiments with electricity that led to the death of scientists.

Night city, street with cars.

Lighted windows of houses, light advertising.

Alternating frames with the use of electricity in industry.

Electric flashlights.

Experience in creating the simplest flashlight.

The electrical boards of the TV, tape recorder, radio receiver.

A unified system of icons-symbols for the image of the electrical system.

Traffic light.

Night city lighting.

Light advertising.

Old engravings showing lighting devices used before electricity.

Candlesticks, kerosene lamps.

Modern electric lighting of cities.

Let's change the scheme of the flashlight, replace the light bulb with an electric motor.

The second application of electric current is motion.

Children's electric car rides on the floor.

Electric models of cars.

The tram goes along the tracks.

The trolleybus goes past St.

Isaac's Cathedral in Leningrad.


The model of the lunar rover.

Solar panels of the lunar rover.

Alternating frames with spacecraft.

Various machines and equipment using electricity.

Paintings and engravings showing manual labor in the old days.

Currently, the worker controls the production line by pressing a button.


Robots-manipulators in production.

Key words

Electrical diagram.

Locations: Leningrad [848]


St. Isaac's Cathedral.

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Chronicle of 1900.

The peasant plows the land, sows grain and other agricultural work.

Modern harvesters at the harvest.

Milking cows with electric milking machines.

Incubator for growing chickens.

Replace the electric motor in the simplest electrical circuit with a spiral of nichrome wire.

Heat can be obtained from the electric current.

Blast furnace.

Welding works.

Electric iron.

Vacuum cleaner.

The overlock is hemming the carpet.

Floor polisher.


Conveyor in the dining room, electric stove.

Coffee grinder.

Manual coffee grinder.

Barrel organ.

Electric organ.

Tape recorder.

Color music.

Schoolchildren assemble simple electrical circuits.

Safety rules when working with electricity.

Obtaining an electric current.

A person pedals on a bicycle, an electric current generator is installed on the wheel, which generates current for a bicycle headlight.

The dam of the power plant.

Turbine hall.

The flow of water rotating the turbine.

Power lines.

Thermal power plant.

Model of a heat engine.

Nuclear power plant.

A unified network of power plants.

The dispatcher console of the network.

Collage of images of industrial use of electricity.

Key words

Household electrical appliances.

Calendar: 1900

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