The Beginning Of the Great Way.. (1964)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Efimov E.

Operators: Efimov E.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Grigoryan A.


A film dedicated to the issue of the history of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in many volumes.

Historical background

Historical. The fall of 1964 at the Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the CPSU Central Committee has completed work on the first volume of a multivolume edition of History on the occasion of 50 anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. The book was printed in the Leningrad Printing "Printing House".

Temporary description

The film is dedicated to the publication of a multivolume edition of History. The building of the Institute of Marxism-Leninism under the CPSU Central Committee. Document repository institution. Restoration of the newspaper "Iskra" in a laboratory. Reading Institute. Companions of Lenin F. Petrov and ED Stasova talk with the staff. The first revolutionary publications: the newspaper "The Bell", a novel Chernyshevsky "What to do?", A book of Karl Marx "Manifesto" "Capital". Lopatin - the first translator of Capital into Russian. Paintings and photographs depicting the revolutionary activities of the Bolsheviks. Employment in the printing shop during the publication of History.

Reel №1

Animation: red carnation, a May Day demonstration of workers, police disperse protesters, the book "History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union."

The Kremlin Embankment in Moscow (summer) - LS. (Top point).

Street with new buildings - LS.

The building of the Institute of Marxism-Leninism - LS., MS.

Document storage in the IML.

The employee gets a folder with documents.

Another staff member puts in filmostat box with foil.

Restoration Laboratory.

Equipment restorers working on a flyer "Iskra" and other documents - MS., CU.

Hands of restorers - CU., MS.

Employees at work in the reading room of the institute - LS., MS.

On the table lay a folder with documents, turning the pages of the newspaper, "Workers".

An employee at a reading device - MS.

Member of the CPSU since 1896 FN Petrov talks to two members of the Institute, looked at pictures of VI Lenin.

Hands FN Petrov and the employee with a photo - MS.

The photos on the table.

Member of the CPSU since 1898 ED Stasov talking at home with the staff.

The meeting at the Department of Party History Institute, to discuss one of the chapters of books.

Director PN stands IML Pospelov.

On the table are historical documents, photos, PNRM. on hand - MS.

PNRM. photographs and drawings retoucher working on illustrations for the book.

Hand retoucher - CU.

Animation: photos, drawings.

Fragment from the film:

Decembrists at the gallows.

Graphic: Senate Square.

Portrait of Herzen, the newspaper "The Bell."

Portrait of Chernyshevsky, the novel "What to do".

Portrait of Karl Marx.

The painting "First International."

"The Communist Manifesto" in French, "Capital" Marx in German.

Portrait of a member of the General Council of the I International, the first translator of "Capital" in Russian, GA Lopatin.

The first Russian edition of "Capital."

Picture: "Peter Alekseev in court» - LS.; «Family worker" and others.

Secret document of the Police Department of P. Alekseev.

Photo: Plekhanov and the "Liberation of Labor Group."

Drawing of Lenin in Kazan University.

The painting "Lenin in the Samara underground."

Lenin's book "The Development of Capitalism in Russia", "What to do".

Painting "The dispute with populist Vorontsov," "The first leaflet."

Photo: V. Lenin and a group of members of the St.

Petersburg "League of Struggle for the Emancipation of the Working Class."

Portrait of a revolutionary worker IV Grandma.

Animation: Russia map showing the cities in which eve II Party Congress acted "Unions struggle."

Photo: House in Minsk, where the I Congress of the RSDLP.

Animation: Manifesto of the RSDLP.


Room VI Lenin in Shusha.

The painting "The appeal of seventeen."

Animation: Photo House in Leipzig, where in 1900, was printed in the first issue of Lenin's "Iskra", printing, printing press, published the newspaper "Iskra".

Picture: Lenin with the newspaper "Iskra".

Painting of II Party Congress.

The party program adopted by Congress II.

Printing shop, which published the first volume of the History - LS.

Working at machines, parts of machines working, hands at work - MS., CU.

A worker examines a book.

Printed book jacket.

A worker examines the jacket.

Moving assembly line with the book "History of the Communist Party."

Books lie - PNRM.