Activities of the Bolshevik Party 1914-1917fevral (1987)

Documentary №60406, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:38, black-white
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)
Director:Z. Krashenkova
Screenwriters:N. Serebryakova
Camera operators:Z. Preobrazhenskaya
Sound mixer:N. Shknevskaya


An educational film that reveals various aspects of the activities of the Bolshevik Party during the First World War and in 1917.

Reel №1

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Photos of the streets of St.

Petersburg, strikes at city enterprises in 1914, barricades on the streets of cities of the Russian Empire, the texts of the appeals of the RSDLP against the background of a waving banner (combined shooting).

Texts of messages about the rupture of Austro-Serbian relations and the declaration of war.

The text of the Supreme Manifesto of Nicholas II on the declaration of war on Germany.

The alarm is sounding.

Newsreel of 1914: participants of the patriotic demonstration in support of the war for the salvation of the Slavs are taking place, participants of the demonstration carry icons and portraits of the emperor.

The faces of the participants of the demonstration, the priest blesses the demonstrators.

Nicholas II comes out on the balcony of the Winter Palace.

Demonstrators on one of the streets of St.


Panorama of the patriotic demonstration on the Palace Square in August 1914.

Volunteers and mobilized go down the street to the assembly point.

Seeing the mobilized to the front.

People wave their hands after the departing steamer.

A military parade in London, troops are marching through the streets.

Seeing off the mobilized at the train station.

A British Army unit is passing by.

Meeting of the Reichstag in Berlin.

View of the meeting room, deputies applauding.

The troops of the Entente countries are sent to the front.

Units of the Russian Imperial Army troops march through the streets of St.


Photos of the arrest of members of the Bolshevik faction of the 4th State Duma.

Portrait of V.I. Lenin.

Photographs of Bern at the beginning of the 20th century.

The manuscript of Lenin's report on the attitude of the Bolsheviks to the war "War and Russian Social Democracy".

The newspaper "Social Democrat", where Lenin's report was published.

Portraits of Bolshevik deputies A.E. Badaev, M.K. Muranov, G.I. Petrovsky, F.N. Samoilov, N.R. Shagov.

Photo of the house in Ozerki, where on February 2, 1915, the discussion of the manifesto of the Central Committee of the RSDLP (b) on the war took place.

Portraits of Bolshevik deputies crossed out by prison bars.

Photo of Bolshevik deputies, members of the Russian Bureau of the Central Committee, exiled to eternal settlement in Siberia.

Map of the European part of Russia with the designation of the centers of activity of Bolshevik organizations.

Photos of Bern.

Portrait of Lenin.

The texts of the resolutions of the Conference of the RSDLP Foreign Sections(b).

Mountain landscape in the vicinity of Zimmerwald, the International Socialist Conference was held in September 1915.

A drawing depicting the hotel building where the conference was held.

Portraits of conference participants D. Blagoev, A. Gramsci, A. Gilbo, G. Dimitrov, S. Katayama, K. Liebknecht, R. Luxemburg.

Photo of the hotel in Kintal, where the 2nd International Socialist Conference was held in April 1916.

Portrait of Lenin.

A fragment of the manuscript of Lenin's work "Imperialism as the highest stage of capitalism".

The title page of the publication of Lenin's work.

Newsreel: the dispersal of a workers' demonstration in London in the second half of the 1910s.

Police arrest and beating of demonstrators.

Industrial landscape.

Production processes in the foundry.

Manufacture of large-caliber artillery ammunition.

View of the workshop for the manufacture of barrels for naval and coastal artillery (top).

Portraits of members of the Russian Bureau of the Central Committee of the second composition A.E. Dunaev, K.S. Eremeev, V.N. Zalezhsky, I.I. Fokin, A.G. Shlyapnikov, K.M. Shvedchikov.

Newsreel of 1914-1916: workers go on strike.

The speaker speaks at the rally.

Printing presses are working.

Photo of one of the industrial enterprises.

Leaflets with appeals to the workers of Petrograd.

Photo of the building of one of the buildings of the Lessner plant.

The text of the minutes of the meeting of the Lessner Factories' health insurance fund.

Headlines of legal working publications.

Photos of production processes in printing houses.

Photos of people reading newspapers on the streets.

Numbers of the Central organ of the party newspaper "Social Democrat".

Newsreel of 1917: a speech by a speaker at a soldier's rally, a panorama of the rally.

Photo of the participants of the soldiers' rally.

Photos of ships of the Baltic Fleet, on which social-democratic circles were created.

Photo of the battleship Gangut, where the uprising broke out in 1915.


Nikolaj II (Romanov Nikolaj Aleksandrovich) -- the Russian emperor

Calendar: 1987

Locations: St. Petersburg [814] London [870] Berlin [821]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №2

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Newsreel of 1914-1916: fighting on the fronts of the First World War, shell explosions.

Infantry rises to the attack from the trenches.

Panorama of a part of a derailed train.

A card for the issuance of sugar in Petrograd in 1916.

Photos of food queues in Petrograd and Moscow.

Newsreel of 1916: disabled soldiers are being built after disembarking from an ambulance train.

The texts of newspaper reports and strikes and strikes alternate with newsreels of strikes, rallies and fragments of the x/film "Strike".

A painting depicting an uprising in the countryside.

Photo of arrested rioters in Turkestan.

Portrait of Amangelda Imanov, the leader of the national liberation movement in Central Asia and Kazakhstan.

Newsreel of 1917: fraternization of Russian and German soldiers on the front line.

Fraternization of British and German soldiers.

Group photo of tsarist ministers.

Portraits of Prime Ministers Goremykin, Sturmer, Trepov, Golitsyn.

Photo by G.E. Rasputin.

Photo of the State Duma meeting, portraits of Duma Chairman Rodzianko, leader of the cadets Milyukov, leader of the Octobrists Guchkov.

Portrait of Lenin.

Portraits of members of the Bolshevik center formed in Petrograd before the February Revolution by P.A. Zalutsky, V.M. Molotov, A.G. Shlyapnikov, N.F. Agadzhanova, K.P. Blokhin, A.N. Vinokurov.

Photos of the strike at the Putilov plant, the text of the lockout announcement.

The date is February 23, 1917 on the flip calendar.

Newsreel: women participate in production processes in the workshops of various enterprises.

Women's labor at one of the military factories.

The workers leave the factory at the end of the shift.

Demonstration of women on Nevsky Prospekt in February 1917.

A column of demonstrators in Petrograd is moving off.

A column of demonstrators is passing.

Panorama of the rally in Petrograd.

Panorama of the prison wall.

People on the streets of Petrograd.

A barricade on one of the streets of the city, newsreels alternate with texts of Bolshevik proclamations and photographs of participants in revolutionary events.

Soldiers of the Petrograd garrison under the red banner.

Revolutionary soldiers in the back of trucks.

Release of prisoners from prison.

View of a part of the burned courthouse.

Trucks with revolutionary soldiers are passing along the street.

View of the rally in Petrograd.

The text of the Manifesto of the Central Committee of the RSDLP (b).

Photo of the meeting of the Petrograd Soviet of Workers' Deputies.

Photo of the members of the Provisional Committee of the State Duma.

Newsreels and photographs of the revolutionary events of 1917 in Petrograd, photographs of the issuance of newspapers and leaflets to representatives of military units.

Photo of the registration of volunteers in the ranks of the People's militia.

Newsreel of 1917: a soldier's rally at the entrance to the Tauride Palace in March 1917.

The faces of the rally participants and deputies of the soldiers' section of the Petrograd Soviet, the text of Order No. 1 on the Petrograd garrison.

Members of the Provisional Committee of the State Duma with the Chairman of the Duma Rodzianko M.V.

Portrait of Nicholas II.

The texts of the manifestos of Nicholas II and his brother Mikhail Alexandrovich on the abdication of the throne.

Photo of members of the Provisional Government headed by Prince E.A. Lvov.

Photo of the Petrograd Soviet meeting in the Tauride Palace.

Newsreel of 1917: demonstration on the streets of Petrograd in March 1917.

The faces of the participants of one of the rallies.

Soldiers on a truck platform during a rally.

Women's demonstration on Nevsky Prospekt.

Banners with slogans in the hands of demonstrators.

A rally and demonstration at the monument to Pushkin in Moscow on March 2, 1917.

Soldiers' demonstration in the center of Moscow.

Panorama and views of the rally in Moscow near Red Square and at the City Duma building.

Soldiers at a demonstration.

A cavalry detachment at a soldiers' rally.

View of one of the demonstration columns in Moscow.

Demonstration at the walls of the Moscow Kremlin in March 1917 (panorama).


Rodzyanko Mihail Vladimirovich -- statesman and politician

Calendar: 1914 1916 03.1917 1987

Locations: Leningrad [848] Petrograd [959]

Seasons: Winter [823] Spring [825]

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