Bell Sukhona (1991)

Documentary №60568, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:32
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)
Camera operators:A. Sluckij
Sound mixer:B.Pozdnyakov


About the ecology of the Vologda region in the basin of the river Sukhona. Vologda, Totma, Veliky Ustyug

Reel №1

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High water on the Sukhona River.

Lake Kubinskoe.

The Sukhona River.

Panorama of the floodplain of the Sukhona River.

Barges are floating on the river.

Sand is being loaded on the river.


The city of Vologda.

View of the city from the Sukhona river.

Churches of Vologda.

The chiming of the bells on the church belfry.


Reflection of churches in the river.

The city of Sokol.

Pulp and paper mill.

Industrial structures.

Industrial effluents of the plant.

The drains fall into the Sukhona River.

Foam floats on the water of the Sukhona River.

Sewage treatment plants at the pulp and paper mill.

Sewage treatment plants cannot cope with waste streams.

River banks littered with waste.

Blockages of wood waste.

A cargo barge is floating on the river.

Fishermen are fishing in the river.

Fishermen are sorting fish.

Fishermen cook fish soup.

The kettle is warming on the fire.

People are trying the ear.

Rafting of the forest on the river.

Trees that have not reached the plant clog the river, rot at the bottom.

Cow herd on the river bank.

Manure gets into the river from the banks.

From the fields - chemicals.

River water with foam from chemistry.

A boat is sailing along the river.

The wave from the boat hits the shore.

A house sliding into the river due to the fact that the shore is washed away.

Trees on the shore, washed away by the wave and fell into the river.

Birds that build nests in the steep banks of the Sukhona.

It's raining.

Key words

Clean water.
Sewage treatment plants.

Calendar: 1991

Locations: Vologda region [774]


Sukhona River

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River banks.

Boats are moored to the shore.

Residents climb the stairs to their homes.

An elderly woman sits on a bench near the house and looks at the river.

Settlements along the Sukhona River.

The ruined house of an abandoned village.

Cows are walking across the field.

The tenant of the land on the riverbank checks the hay.

A worker lays out hay on feeders for young bulls.

The tenant prepares agricultural machinery for work in the field.

The tenant's family.

The master weaves a box of birch bark.

A woman spins wool.

The craftswoman weaves lace.

The master carves a pattern on the metal.

The master collects the weather vane, other products of the master.

The child watches the work of the master.

Tea drinking at the table in the village house.

Vegetable garden, windmill.

The city on the Sukhona river Totma.

This city is the birthplace of many sailors.

Portrait of the brave sailor Ivan Kuskov.

A plaque on the house museum of Ivan Kuskov, the founder and first commandant of Fort Ross in California.

The exposition of the museum.

Daily raising of the flag of the Russian-American Industrial Company.

Merchant's house, church.

Lithographs of places where merchants from Totma traded.

Streets of Totma.

The church in Totma, built on donations from merchants.

The high shores of Sukhona.

The river flows into the Sukhona waterfall.

The next city downstream of Sukhona is Veliky Ustyug.

A barge and a boat are sailing along the river.

Panorama of Veliky Ustyug from the river side.

Birch bark carving.

Products of birch bark carvers.

The Northern mob.

The process of blackening.

Churches in Veliky Ustyug.

A resident of the city draws water from a well.

The girls walk along the wooden walkway on the street.

Churches without bells.

The expanse of the river.

The buoy.

The Sukhona River merges with the Yug River and the Dvina River begins.

Key words

Life along the river.


Ivan Kuskov, osnovatelj i pervij komendant forta Ross v Kalifornii.

Calendar: 1991

Locations: Vologda region [774]


The Sukhona River.

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