A Voice of Five Continents. (1962)

Film-document №5635 5 parts, Duration: 0:49:26, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Director: Podgoreckaya O.

Operators: Akkuratov U., Generalov N., Gutman I.


About the 5th All-Union Congress of Trade Unions in the city of Moscow.

Historical background

In 1961 in Moscow, the Kremlin Palace of Congresses, was opened V World Congress of Trade Unions, which was attended by representatives of different countries.

Temporary description

Opening and the 5-th World Congress of Trade Unions in Moscow: Congress delegates talk on the sidelines. Chairman of the World Federation of Trade Unions A. novella opens congress. Speech by the Secretary-General of the World Federation of Louis Saillant (sinhr.). Workers Moscow receives flowers to members of the presidium. Statement by the Delegation of Trade Unions of the USSR V. Grishina (sinhr.). Welcome remarks Pioneers (sinhr.). Speeches at the Congress of representatives of Algeria, Tanganyika, India, GDR. Speeches Khrushchev, Soviet cosmonaut Titov (sinhr.). Stay delegates of the Congress in Leningrad, Volgograd: Volgograd hydroelectric power station visit. Stay delegates of the Congress in Rustavi. Visit HES Sevan in Armenia, the oil fields in Baku. Getting the delegates of the Congress with Moscow, a visit to the 2 nd Moscow Watch Factory, plant nursery.

Reel №1

Delegates V World Congress of Trade Unions in the lobby of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses - LS. (Top point).

Delegates to know each other, talking.

Delegates from various countries - CU.

Delegates take their seats in the hall.

In the hall talking to a Chilean and Russian.

Louis Saillant talks with Italian Bitessi.

In its place is the Cuban delegation.

Empty seats representatives of Laos, and the Dominican Republic.

Empty chair on the podium, designed for trade union leaders of Sudan Shah Ahmed El-Sheikh.

Animation: a portrait of Shah Ahmed El-Sheikh behind bars.

Sudanese prison - MS., LS.

A minute of silence at the Kremlin Palace of Congresses in memory of the victims of trade unionists.

Portraits of the dead: Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Gaston Mannusso, head of the Algerian trade union Aissa Idir (NPL).

Congress opens Agostina Novella - Chairman of the World Federation of Trade Unions.

The report is the general secretary of the World Federation of Trade Unions Louis Saillant (synchronously).

PNRM. by American skyscrapers - LS.

U.S. jobless on the street.

Passes a beggar - MS.

Boy digging in the garbage.

The boy's face - CU.

Unemployed shack on the outskirts of the city, children play in shacks - LS., MS.

Moscow Street condominium - LS. (Summer).

The family moves into a new apartment.

Settlers are organized in a new apartment.

Children in northern regions are going to school.


Students are engaged in the laboratory of the university.

Power plants in the laboratory.

PNRM. the building of Moscow State University - LS.

Industrial landscape - LS.

Lbetsya steel buckets - CU.

Steel plant in China.

Chinese steelmakers in the workshop welcomed the issuance of the first heat of the metal.

Steel plant in the Polish People's Republic - PNRM.

Powered flatting mill - CU., MS.

Steel plant in the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic - PNRM., LS.

Issuance of melting iron - MS., CU.

Production of ball bearings in an automated plant.

Controller checks bearings - CU.

Start a new plant in the Democratic People's Republic.

Workers applauded.

Newsreel 50's.:

Germany: demonstration of striking workers - LS., MS.

USA: the striking workers with placards on the chest on the street.

Court in an inactive port - LS. (Top point).

France: striking railway workers - different.


Empty station during labor strikes.

Private entrance to the subway during the strike of transport workers.

England: the striking workers through the streets of the city.

Strikers clash with police - LS., CU.

Italy: the clash of working with police on the streets during a demonstration.

Argentina: The police dispersed a demonstration of workers who spoke in defense of freedom of Cuba.

Africa: Africans clash with police colonizers.

Australia: Australia's working on demos.

Protesters clash with police.

The police arrested the demonstrators.

Workers congratulate each other - CU.

Belgium: the workers' strike.

Police officers restrain reaching workers.

French farmers on the demonstration.

Protesting students.

Reel №2

Newsreel 50's.:

Strikes at mines in Japan.

Striking with bandages on their heads in the streets - LS.

Requirements gathering and protests from the public.

People feed the strikers and their families.

The population of other cities strike sends parcels.

Striking with bamboo sticks running down the street.

Police disperse strikers.

The strikers resisting police.

Session V World Trade Union Congress in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses - LS.

Making a report by Louis Saillant (synchronously).

Members of Congress in the hall and on the podium applauded - Various.

Congress welcomes the delegation working in Moscow.

Turner speaks of the plant "Red Proletarian" Nikolai Kuzmin.

Bureau workers presented flowers.

Acts Soviet trade delegation head V. Grishin (synchronously).

The Soviet delegation to Congress of Trade Unions presents a gift - a bronze sculpture.

Congress welcomes the Moscow children (synchronously).

Pioneers of the congress delegates tie neckties, put flowers on the empty chair Shah Ahmed El-Sheikh.

Delegates on the sidelines of the congress.

Artist paints portraits of the delegates of the congress.

Head of the Delegation of Nigeria, Ibrahim Nock on the sidelines.

Delegate initialed in the portrait.

Ukrainian engineer Chernov and his wife Maria Tarasovna talk with Japanese colleagues - machinists Moriah Masaharu a miner Kitaska Takemi - strikers in the coal mines of Japan.

French miner Ellis Fiorani talking with Muscovite Vladychenko (synchronous), shows her photo album strikes.

Photos of French miners strike.

Newsreel 50's.:

Dekazvilya miners' strike in France.

Fiorani and Vladychenko exchanged souvenirs.

Talk French and Algerian Ali Frachon Yahyam.

Reel №3

At the meeting of the V World Congress of Trade Unions The delegates from Algeria, Ali Yahya Abdenkur (synchronously).

Newsreel 50's.:

City in Algeria - LS. (Top point).

French police break up a demonstration of Algerians.

French plane over Algeria.

Demolitions Algerians.

Soldiers of the People's Army of Algeria - MS., CU.

Protest against French colonial policy in Algeria.

Cars with French soldiers and officers in Algeria.

Sands of the Sahara - PNRM., LS. (With motion).

Oil rigs in the Sahara desert - LS., MS.

French colonialists produce oil and gas in the Sahara desert.

Gas flares burning on a gas plant in the desert.

Colonizers to extract water from underground lakes in the Sahara desert.

Secret nuclear test site in the desert - are different.

Control unit at the site - MS.

The explosion of the atomic bomb - MS.

Armored vehicles, people in protective suits at the landfill.

Continuation of the Algerian delegate to the meeting of the Congress (synchronously).

Algerian delegate awards Louis Sayyanu carpet as a gift.

Secretary acts WFTU Ibrahim Zachariah.

Newsreel 50's.:

Africans endure from a quarry on land development.

Hungry children.

Children work.

The soldiers in the villages of civilians.

The delegates in the hall of Congress.

The delegates of the new African state of Tanganyika.

The people of Tanganyika celebrates its independence.

Flag of Tanganyika - CU.

Kupavinskaya spinner Maria Rozhneva congratulates Tanganyika delegate to the first day of freedom.

Hands in a handshake (white and black) - CU.

Congress delegates are looking at the Kremlin from the windows of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses.

Delegates talk with astronaut GS Titov.

GS Titov in the Congress Hall of the delegates from different countries.

Cosmonaut offers delegates autographs.

The delegates in the hall of the greetings GS Titov.

Speech GS Titov Congress (synchronously).

In the hall listening, applauding - LS., MS.

Animation: amid swirling globe The delegates of China, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Romania, etc.

The General Secretary of All India Trade Union Congress Dange (synchronously).

Portraits of George Meany - the chairman of the Association of American unions.

American George Meany presents the Order Chancellor Adenauer.

Newsreel 50's.:

Train with German armored cars.

Unfolding military aircraft - CU.

It takes a column of cars.

Are tanks.

Flying military aircraft.

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin - LS. (Top point).

Verification of documents from pedestrians and drivers of vehicles on the border of West and East Berlin.

At the Congress, Chairperson of the Association of Free German Trade Union Herbert Variks, is presented to Congress a bust of Karl Marx.

Reel №4

Session V World Trade Union Congress in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses - LS.

German delegate seat in the courtroom - CU., MS.

In the hall and on the podium listening to the (synchronous).

Listening delegates from around the world - CU.

GS Titov listening - CU.

Congress participants welcome NS Khrushchev.

NS Khrushchev welcomes delegates to the Congress.

NS Khrushchev of the floor (synchronously).

The hall was applauded - LS.

Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin clock - MS. (Winter, night).

Kremlin Wall and guest platform - LS., MS. (Winter).

Delegates Congress of Trade Unions at the Mausoleum of VI Lenin, lay a wreath.

The queue at the Mausoleum - LS. (Top point).

Neva Embankment - LS.

Peter and Paul Fortress.

Smolny, the car pulls up to the building - LS.

Winter Palace (the arch) - LS.

Anichkov Bridge - LS.


Isaac's Cathedral - LS. (Winter).

Congress delegates in the car.

Prospekt Mira in Volgograd - LS. (Winter).

Volgograd hydroelectric dam - LS.

Hydro turbine hall.

Congress delegates at the Volgograd hydroelectric power station.

Metallurgical plant in Rustavi - PNRM., LS.

Raining Steel - LS. (Top point).

Congress delegates in the workshop of the plant.

Remote control smelting process - MS.

Alpine Sevan HPP - LS., PNRM.

Mast high voltage in the mountains - LS.

TU-104 in the air - LS.

On the overpass above the Caspian Sea to Baku are passenger cars - LS. (Winter).

Oil drilling rigs in the sea - MS., LS.

Reel №5

Moscow Kremlin - LS. (Winter).

Kutuzovsky Hotel "Ukraine» - LS.

Metro Bridge on the Moskva River in the Kiev station - LS.

Monument to Vladimir Mayakovsky - LS.

Monument to Karl Marx in Moscow - different.

A meeting of miners, the Congress, with Soviet counterparts.

Guests visiting the new miner.

The group of delegates to the 2nd Moscow Watch Factory.

Girls for assembly hours - CU.

On the conveyor runs Luda Sokolova - CU.

L. Sokolov after work involved in music: playing the piano - CU.

Nina Shmachkova working, playing volleyball.

Watch factory workers at the dance.

Congress delegates at the plant talking to girls.

Children playing in the plant nursery - MS., CU.

Delegates visiting the children.

Guests and children play around them.

House of Unions in Moscow - MS.

Latin American delegates at the Moscow City Council of Trade Unions talks with Soviet trade unionists.

The building of the hotel "Moscow» - LS. (Winter).

Local committee of trade union of hotel "Moscow" congratulates Representative Tanganyika's independence day in his country.

Delegates to the Congress, the Cuban master Alberto Abrou and working Sagunda Estrada, visiting turner plant "Red Proletarian" Nikolai Kuzmin

A. Abrou talks with his son Kuzmin.

Delegates Congress of Trade Unions in the margins.

Newsreel 50's.:


Portrait of Fidel Castro on the table.

Portrait of Manuel Askunse.

The room in which he lived Manuel.

Portrait of a peasant.

Pedro Antigua, which taught literacy Manuel.

Tree on which were hung a teacher and his student - Manuel and Pedro Antigua.

Funeral Manuel.

Cubans go behind the coffin with a portrait Manuel.

Women cry.

Cubans joined hands, giving an oath to avenge Manuel.

A funeral procession with the coffin of Manuela - LS., MS.

Fidel Castro urges them to take the place of the deceased.

Girl reading a book illiterate.

Cuban drawing the letters on the board.

Young teacher teaches literacy loggers.

People go with blue lights.

Delegates V World Congress of Trade Unions in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses welcome Cuban representatives.

From the platform of the Congress acts delegate of Cuba Diaz Soto (synchronously).

Cubans in the audience sing the song (synchronously), the Bureau of the Congress presented a portrait of Fidel Castro.

Present in the audience applauded - PNRM., LS.

Kremlin Palace of Congresses - LS. (Evening, winter).

At the final meeting of the Trade Union Congress delegates congratulated the new President of the World Federation of Trade Unions Renato Bitossi - working from Florence.

The Secretary-General Louis Saillant the podium.

Congress delegates to vote for the "Program for unions" and "appeal to the workers of the world» - LS., MS.

Animation: voting delegates, striking workers, demonstrations against the spinning globe.