Pages of a Great Struggle.. (1961)

Film-document №5574 2 parts, Duration: 0:19:19, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Katanyan V.

Script writers: Katanyan V., Lavreckiy I.

Operators: Grachev I.

Anouncers: Vygodskiy R., Leonteva V.

Text writers: Gorelik I.


The film is dedicated to the struggle of the Latin American people for independence.

Temporary description

The film is dedicated to the peoples of Latin America's struggle for independence. Used in the film documentary of Soviet and foreign operators, frames feature films, animation. Argentina. City of Buenos Aires. Festivities timed to 150 anniversary of the war for the independence of Spanish colonies in America. Present members of the Soviet delegation, headed by Alexei Kosygin. Mexico. Mexico City. Celebrations in honor of the 150 th anniversary of the war for independence. Present members of the Soviet delegation headed by NA Organovym. City of Moscow. Celebrations, an exhibition at the House of Friendship. Speakers. Sings Mexican singer Kasanovas (synchronously). City of Moscow. Meeting the Government's economic mission, headed by Cuba's Ernesto Che Guevara, with Nikita Khrushchev, Mikoyan. The signing of the Communiqué. City of Moscow. Solemn meeting of the governmental delegation of Chile. Leningrad. Members of the Peruvian delegation at the Palace of Pioneers. City of Moscow. Vice-President of Brazil J. Goulart at the Exhibition of achievements of the national economy. City of Moscow. Exhibition of Mexican art in the Museum of Fine Arts named after Pushkin. Speech Imy Sumac (Peru) at the Sports Palace Luzhniki (synchronously). City of Moscow. Students of the University of Friendship of Peoples from Peru and speaks with Soviet students. Gala evening dedicated to 150 anniversary of the War of Independence, organized by the Association of friendship with Latin America in the Hall of Columns. Speakers: MP Georgadze, H. Lorenzo (Uruguay), F. Ch Modivilya (Cuba) (synchronous); E. Madero (Mexico). 15 th session of UN General Assembly. USA. City of New York. Khrushchev, Fidel Castro in the room. Mexico. Landscapes mountains, waterfalls, sea. Streets. Argentina. City of Buenos Aires. Strike. Clashes with the police strike. Venezuela. The revolution of the period of the overthrow of the dictatorship of Perez Jimenez. Cuba. 50-ies. Cuban revolution. Detachments of the guerrillas led by Fidel Castro in the mountains. 1959god. Detachments Castro speak in Havana. Castro appears on the square in front of people. Portraits of heroes in the war for the independence of Spanish colonies in America: General San Martin, S. Bolivar. Portraits of the heroes of the Mexican Revolution P. Villa, E. Zapata.

Reel №1

Persons meksikanok and Mexicans - CU.

Ancient structure.

Mexican landscapes: sandy land, palm trees, rivers, waterfalls, mountains, surf.

One of the cities of Latin America (helicopter).

Traffic on the street.

Animation: Map of Latin America.

Newsreels and excerpts from feature films depicting the conquest of Latin America by colonizers and the heroic struggle of the people for its independence.

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the start of the liberation struggle of the people against colonial rule in the republics of Latin America.

Seeing the celebration in Buenos Aires, the deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR AN Kosygin at the airport in Moscow.

Meeting in Mexico delegation headed by the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR N. Organovym.

Solemn meeting in Moscow in TSPKO them.

Gorky and the House of Friendship, dedicated to this anniversary.

Speech by Mexican singer Kasanovas (synchronously).

Excerpts from the film of the uprising in Mexico.

Reel №2

Newsreel of the 50's - early 60's.:

Protesting against poor working conditions and the dominance of the U.S. monopolies in the streets of Buenos Aires (Argentina).

Police disperse people.

Burning overturned car (evening).

The overthrow of the fascist Perez Jimenez in Venezuela.

Jubilant people.

Fidel Castro's guerrilla army in the mountains.

Castro riding and shooting.

The guerrillas are fighting.

Castro first units come into the capital of Cuba - Havana.

The people playing Fidel Castro, on his shoulder white dove (evening).

Havana (helicopter).

Meeting NS Khrushchev and Fidel Castro in New York at the XV-th session of the UN General Assembly.

The head of the Cuban government's economic mission of Ernesto Che Guevara and AI Mikoyan signed the Soviet-Cuban communique.

Meeting of the Chilean delegation at the airport.

Delegates from Peru visiting Pioneers Leningrad Palace of Pioneers.

The pavilion of the Academy of Sciences at ENEA Brazilian President Joao Goulart.

Mexican exhibition of painting, drawing, sculpture in Moscow, at the State Museum of Fine Arts.


Peruvian singer Yma Sumac, who had come to the Soviet Union on tour, performing the song "Earthquake" (synchronous).

Newsreel 70s.:

The earthquake in Chile and the Soviet assistance to victims Chileans.

A group of students from Latin America Friendship University in Moscow - CU.

Spoke in Russian-Peruvian student (synchronously).

Gala evening in the Hall of Columns in honor of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the struggle for national independence and freedom in Latin America.

Are: Vice-president of the Association of Friendship with Latin America Stamp Giorgadze, Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Uruguay Juan Lorenzo, Charge d'Affaires of Mexico Ernesto Madero, Cuban ambassador to the Soviet Union Faure Chomon Mediavilya.

Flag of Cuba - CU.

Soldiers watch in Cuba.