sketches of optimism (1970)

Documentary №58661, 2 parts, duration: 0:20:26
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Zakrevskij Yu.
Screenwriters:Zabelin I., Zakrevskij Yu.
Camera operators:Andreev K.
Composers:Tumanyan E.


The film is dedicated to the outstanding scientific figures Mechnikov, pioneer of revolutionary theories in the field of biology and medicine.

Reel №1

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The story of the book of Mechnikov "Etudes of optimism"; It discusses the emergence of utopian literature in times of heavy historical changes on the example of selected publications and their authors.

Student years and the beginning of scientific research Mechnikov; as illustrations used in various archives, paintings and staged photography.

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Reel №2

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Activities Mechnikov abroad, laboratory tests and recording the development of scientific theories; It shows the scientific literature, archival photographs and correspondence, the work of modern scientists.

It is also used in the film chronicle of the second half of XIX - early XX century and a fragment of an interview with B.I.Kleynom.

Key words

Phagocytic theory of immunity.
Science Gerontology.


Klein BI - Soviet microbiologist, bacteriologist, MD, Professor.

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