Film-travel almanac № 159 (1981)

Newsreel №55241, 2 parts, duration: 0:18:19
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Gasyuk D., Golovnya B., Mironov A.
Screenwriters:Belyakov V., Lorkipanidze G., Chechin S.
Text authors:Vahnyuk B.


1. "Blue fire in Siberia". 2. "In the land of Avicenna". 3. "Secret of the Ice Harbor". 4. "Senegal. Voice of Ages".

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1. Blue fire in Siberia.

In the forest there is a hunter with dogs.

A herd of reindeer on the tundra.

View herders camp.

People near the tents.

Herder near the fire.

Workers lay railroad tracks.

Helicopter lands.

Urengoy gas field, the work on the rig.


Lit gas torch.

The engineer is the log entry.

Herder near the fire.

Construction works.

A man washes a door jamb.

View of the construction site.

New residential buildings.

Children with a kindergarten teacher.

The school building.

Children in the classroom.

Herder near the fire.

View gas station.

The operator records the readings, she sits at the table.

Fire burns.

Alternation: folk dances, work on the railway and at the rig.

Herder near the fire.

2. In the land of Avicenna.

On the road going men on donkeys.

Bukhara region, Afshan village, people are dancing on the steps of the teahouse.

Views from the windows: dancing girls, the people at the tables.

Elders drink tea and talk at the table.

National horse games.

Old man.

Fighting sheep.

The man drinks tea.

Panorama Square, the people at the monument.

Persons older people.

Monument to Avicenna.


Avicenna`s medical instruments.


Ruins of ancient buildings.

Mausoleum of Ismail Samani.

Citadel Ark.

Sunset over the city.

Pages Canon of Medicine.

Domes towers.


Kalyan Minaret (minaret of the Great).

View Miri Arab.

Madrasah Khalifa Niyazkul (Chor-Minor).

The frescoes above the entrance to Nodir-Divan-Begi.

The monument to Hodja Nasreddin.

Under the arch passes cart.

Fragments of the monument.

Avicenna monument in Tashkent, in the courtyard of the Republican Specialized Center of Surgery named after Academician V.V.Vahidov.

Medical institutions.


The fountain near the monument to Avicenna in Dushanbe.

Locations: Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug [819] Bukhara [905] Uzbekistan [236] Tajikistan [215]

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3. Secret of the Ice Harbor.

Animation: Arctic icebreaker encircles the globe, sea view from the bow of the ship.

Portrait of W.Barentsz.

Animation: W.Barentsz expedition route on the map.


The expedition of the newspaper "Trud" in the Ice Harbor.

Boats make their way through the ice.

People bring to the beach equipment.

A scientist with a sextant.

Panorama of the coast.

Researchers at the edge of the hole.

Diver dives.

Divers swim under the ice.

Scientists are using radar to search for equipment.


People cut out "window" in the fast ice.

Dive diver.

Divers swim under the ice.

Works on the bottom.

From water rises the wreckage of the ship.

Found in a sleigh driven.

Radar searches on the shore.

Scientists have found the wreckage of a ship in the ground.

Ground wintering of W.Barentsz`s expedition.

Archaeological finds: nails, tools, household items.

Dutch coins and printing.

Ceramic fragments.

Compass of W.Barentsz.

People set up a cross at the archaeological excavations.

4. Senegal - voice of ages.

West Africa, the Atlantic Coast.

The village is on the outskirts of Dakar.

Children and adults on the streets of the village.

A woman feeds a nursing infant.

The seller of souvenirs.

Work craftsmen.

Wooden masks.

Children and teenagers carve masks.

Alternation: wooden statuettes, ritual masks, the villagers.

Women carrying pots on their heads.

Senegalese drums.

Holiday at the stadium, ritual dances.

Locations: Russia [1] Senegal [194]

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