What's around the bend of progress? (1980)

Documentary №55955, 2 parts, duration: 0:18:56
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Director:V.Volyanskaya, L.Rimarenko
Camera operators:V.Kireev, S.Pogorelov


About the negative impact of scientific and technological progress on nature.

Reel №1

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The Black Sea coast in Pitsunda.

The building of the sanatorium.

Sculpture "Dolphins".

Storm at sea.

The headline in the newspaper is "Storm attacks Pitsunda".

Destruction after the storm (photos).

Concrete blocks on the beach.


Annual rings on the stump.

A scientist takes a core from the trunk of a tree.

Studying the core under a microscope.

Power lines.

Scientists are walking through the taiga.

Panorama of the forest area.

An anthill.

An abandoned anthill.

A caterpillar on a pine branch.

Power lines.

Experience: ants are exposed to an electric field.

Large: ants.

Experiments with mosquitoes.

Large: mosquitoes.

Dead mosquitoes.

Locations: Picunda [936] Latvia [122] Tomsk [846]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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Power lines.

Scientists in the forest take soil samples.

Female scientist (synchronously).


Soil study.

Scientists take measurements of trees.


Scientist (synchronously).

Close-up: the front wheel of the aircraft landing gear.

The parable of the overgrown pond (animation).

Locations: Tomsk [846]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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