Rabindranath Tagore.. (1961)

Film-document №5570 2 parts, Duration: 0:20:25, Black-white to collection Price category A

Part 1 0:09:05

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Bubrik S.

Script writers: Matusovskiy M.

Operators: Bgancev I.

Composers: Geviksman V.


A film essay about the Indian humanist and writer R. Tagore.

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India. Landscapes mountains, ocean coastline, tropical forests, rivers (day and evening shooting). Living in India for work in agriculture, industry, construction. Portraits and photos of R. Tagore different years. Books, manuscripts, R. Tagore. City of Calcutta. Street, the birthplace of R. Tagore. Academy of Music, drama and dance. Dancers perform an Indian dance. City of Amritsar. Park. Monument, shot in 1919 antiyskimi troops, fighters for independence of India. Wall with traces of bullets. City Shantiniketon. Museum R. Tagore. The school, created by Tagore. School students in the classroom. The Soviet scholar Yuri Moroz told about the school R. Tagore (synchronously). Streets, buildings of the city. City of Moscow. Moscow State University. Buildings audience. Students of the Indians in the classroom. City Kuibyshev. Opera and Ballet Theater. Granddaughter R. Tagore - Nandita Kripalani on the rehearsal of the ballet "Chitra", staged based on the play Tagore. Newsreel. 1930. R. Tagore on the deck of the ship. City of Moscow. R. Tagore out of the car, visiting the Kremlin, Red Square to inspect. Exhibition of paintings by R. Tagore. Tagore among artists. R. Tagore sang a song written by them, which became the national anthem of India (synchronously). 1960. Khrushchev's visit to India. Meeting. Citizens of the city of Calcutta, presented with a gift Khrushchev portrait of R. Tagore. Soviet writer Tikhonov said about creativity R. Tagore (synchronously).

Reel №1

The snowy mountain peaks.

A Indian landscape with palms.

State flag of India.

The Indians.

There is a meeting the square.


Neru is at the tribune.

A portrait of R. Tagor.

The traffic and moving at the streets of the city of Calcutta.

A house where R.Tagor was born, lived and died.

A portrait of a young man named Tagor.

A panorama of the book with the Tagor’s first poems.

The illustrations to the Tagor’s books.

The portraits of middle-aged Tagor.

The Tagor’s manuscripts with the author’s remarks.

The Soviet poet Nikolay Tikhonov is sitting at the table in the room and telling about Tagor’s life and his creative works.

The Indian landscapes, scenes of the everyday life; palms; a horseman in the mountains; the Himalayas; a mountain river; a tropical wood, an Indian woman is playing the national instrument, the camels are walking along the village, a herd of sheep, the Gang river , the sea gulf.

A panorama of the city of Amritsara streets.

A monument in the park to the Indians executed in 1919 by English settlers.

A wall with the traces of English bullets.

The artist Vereschagin’s painting “The repression of the Indian revolt by Englishmen”.

A revolt participant named Ratan Chand.

The flowers at the wall.

The women are praying.

The Indians’ faces (young and old men).

The photos of Tagor sitting at the window.

A young Soviet philologist Yury Morozov who has been more than half a year to the city of Shantiniketon, is standing at the bookshelf and telling about Shantiniketon.

The Tagor’s house: a room.

The flowers in the garden.

The flowers are in bloom.

Reel №2

The schoolchildren are studying at the school under the open sky in the Shantiniketon garden; the school was founded by Tagor.

The school educatees – students.

a girl-sculptor.

A photo: R.Tagor is in the garden alley.

The garden alley; a panorama of trees.


R. Tagor is singing his song which became then the Hymn of Free India.

Newsreel of the 30-ies :

Pictures saying about R. Tagor’s visit to the Soviet Union.

Moscow views

R. Tagor is in the Moscow streets,, in the Kremlin.

Tagor’s pictures.

Tagor is presented the flowers.

A group of artists presenting Tagor the death-mask of the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.

The photos: Tagor is among the peasants in the peasant’s house; he is among the pupils of the first pioneer commune.

A photo of the pioneer named Sasha Philatov..

A poet Alexander Philatov is telling the pioneers about his meeting with Tagor.

He is reciting Tagor’s poems.

“The letters about Russia” by Tagor in the Indian and Russian languages.

Newsreel of the 30-ies.:

Moscow views.

The MSU (Moscow State University) building in “Leninskiye Gory” [“Lenin Hills” District].

The Indian and Soviet students are studying in the University laboratory.

A Tagor’s book, a portrait of Tagor with his granddaughter Nandita Kripalani (a small girl).

Nandita is conducting the rehearsal of the ballet “Gitra” [“Hytra”] in the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the city of Kuibyshev .

A sculpture representing “Labour”.

Indians are working: in the field, at the construction site, at the plant.

In the city of Calcutta during his visit to India Nikita Khrustchev is given a portrait of R. Tagor.

The girls-pupils of Calcutta Academy of Music, Drama and Dancing.

People are dancing and singing at the lawn in the yard of the Tagor’s house near the Academy.

A portrait of R. Ragor.