NEP: the Lessons of history (1988)

Documentary №60825, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:58, black-white
Production: Lennauchfilm (LNF)
Director:Ya. Nazarov
Screenwriters:Ya. Nazarov
Camera operators:V. Serij
Sound mixer:N. Shknevskaya
Other authors:L. Ezheleva


The film tells about the dynamics of the development of the NEP, its rise and the reasons that led to the collapse of economic policy by the end of the 1920s.

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People on one of the streets of Leningrad, there are homemade shopping stalls on the street.

Newsreel of the 1920s: views of a passing tram (top).

Traffic controllers at Moscow intersections.

A tram is passing by.

Shop windows and signs of commercial organizations on the streets of Moscow during the NEP years, people on the streets.

Newsreel in the negative: the streets of Moscow during the NEP years, the faces of restaurant visitors.

Fragments of the x/ movie "The Man from the restaurant".

Caricatures of the Nepmans.

Newsreel: people on the streets of Moscow in the mid-1920s.

Views of Moscow streets, shop windows, automobile and horse-drawn transport.

The faces of the participants of the Komsomol festive event.

Demonstrators in Petrograd hold a banner with a slogan in support of the Red terror in 1918.

City street view.

Corpses of dead soldiers on the street.

The speaker speaks at the funeral of a revolutionary figure.

The faces of the Red Army soldiers in the commanders shouting "Hurrah!".

Kremlin cadets in a bayonet combat class, alternating with photos.

Cleaning one of the bridges of Petrograd from snow and ice.

Unloading of firewood during a subbotnik in Petrograd in 1919.

Workers are clearing the territory of the enterprise.

Storming of the rebellious Kronstadt in March 1921.

Starving peasants are leaving their homes.

A horse tearing out of harness.

Blindfolding a cadet before fencing training.

Fencing lesson "blind".

Lenin V.I., Zagorsky V.M., Tibor Samueli, Belenky A.Ya. walk along Red Square during the Vsevobuch Day on May 25, 1919.

Photos of Lenin during the 3rd Congress of the Comintern in 1921.

Newsreel: translation of the railway arrow and semaphore.

The wheels of the locomotive rotate.

View of the front of the locomotive.

Photo of voting delegates.

Type of rally.

The faces of peasants buying shoes in a rural store.

Types of Sukharevsky market, trading on the market.

The butcher's face.

Trade in blankets and fabrics.

The buyer's face.

The face of A.I. Rykov.

Mikoyan A.I., Sokolnikov G.YA., Rykov A.I. at a meeting of the Council of People's Commissars.

A poster with the names of newly opened commercial and industrial companies.

Food trade on the market during the NEP years.

Trade with the hands of lingerie.

A street shoe cleaner at work.

Visitors to the public dining room during lunch.

Posters in support of the formation of various cooperatives.

Photo of the participants of the meeting of one of the cooperatives.

Movers bring bags of grain into the warehouse.

Cars are leaving the garage.

The watering machine is on the street.

The poster girl of theater posters at work.

Photo of a group of specialist engineers.

Signing of a concession agreement for foreigners.

A mock-up of a steam locomotive at a demonstration.

Shop windows on Tverskaya Street in Moscow.

Panorama of one of the small markets, food trade.

The entrance to the grocery store, advertising eggs at the entrance, a showcase with samples of goods.

People ride on the carousel.

Customers enter the store.

Sausage products on the shelves.

Pyramids of cans of caviar in the Kommunar store.

Sellers behind the counter.

The faces of the buyers.

Laying caviar in jars.

People are dancing in one of the clubs.

People at the entrance to one of the exhibitions of painting (panorama).

Photo of people standing at the entrance to the exhibition of Petrograd artists.

View of the square with flower beds in Leningrad in 1924-1926 (from above), trams pass by.

Portrait of Lenin behind partially wiped glass (combined shooting).

Verification of documents from delegates of the next congress of the RCP (b).

Delegates go to the meeting, among them - Sokolnikov, Skvortsov-Stepanov I.I.

Fingers tapping on the surface of the table.

A hand smears a child's drawing with a pencil.

Panorama and view of a part of the territory of an abandoned industrial enterprise.

Photo of Lenin among the delegates of the 10th All-Russian Conference of the RCP (b).

Lenin's chair in his office in the Kremlin.

Photo of Lenin at the desk in the office.

The participants of the meeting discuss the next issue, the faces of the participants of the meeting.

Portrait of Krasin L.B.

Sifting of grain on the grain flow.

The work of the equipment in the workshop of the weaving factory.

Applauding participants of the meeting.

Molotov V.M., Stalin I.V., Voroshilov K.E., Kaganovich L.M. among the delegates of the 16th Congress of the CPSU (b) in 1930.

Views and panorama of Red Square in the 1920s (top).

Poster of 1925 with advertising flyers of firms and enterprises.

Photo of the meeting participants.

Peasants go to work.

Loading hay onto a cart in 1925-1927.

The work of the grain flow, the harvesting of hay, the mowers synchronously sharpen the blades of the scythes.

The person of the deputy chairman of the USSR Gosplan Smilgi I.T.

Production processes in the workshops of restored industrial enterprises of heavy industry, workers' faces.

Photo of peasants standing at the carts with sacks of grain at the bakery.

Bukharin N.I. Stalin I.V., Yaroslavsky E.M., Enukidze A.S. on the podium of the Lenin Mausoleum in the mid-1920s.

Photo collage with portraits of members of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b).

Workers tighten the cable.

Portrait of Stalin.

Photo of Kalinin among the workers.

Kaganovich, Molotov, Stalin and delegates of the 16th Congress of the CPSU(b)

they are walking through the territory of the Kremlin to a meeting of the congress.

Checking the mandates of the delegates of the congress.

Molotov and his interlocutor pass through the territory of the Kremlin.

Checking the mandates of the delegates of the congress at the entrance to the building.

Torn photo albums with photos taken out.

Photo portraits of technical specialists from among the pre-revolutionary intelligentsia.

Views of one of the city outskirts.

People at the shop window read information leaflets denouncing private traders.

The speaker speaks at a village rally.

The face of Dzerzhinsky F.E.

Portrait of Dzerzhinsky.

Photo of Dzerzhinsky with Stalin.

Photo of members of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b) headed by Stalin.

Molotov, Kaganovich, Stalin and delegates of the 16th Congress of the CPSU (b) are walking through the Kremlin.

Voroshilov talks with Stalin on the territory of the Kremlin during the days of the 16th Congress of the CPSU(b).

Stalin speaks in front of the microphone.

The participants of the meeting in the Tauride Palace stand up, applaud, among them - Egorov A.I., Budyonny S.M.

People walk past shop windows.

Streets of Moscow during the NEP.

Poster with a photo collage of portraits of members of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPSU (b).


Demonstrations on the streets of Moscow in the late 1920s.

Posters dedicated to perestroika, behind the glass of Leningrad showcases.

People on the street of modern Leningrad.


Vladimir Lenin [841] -- statesman and politician Sokoljnikov Grigorij Yakovlevich -- statesman and politician Zagorskij Vladimir Mihajlovich (Lubockij Voljf Mihelevich) -- statesman and politician Mikoyan Anastas Ivanovich -- statesman and politician Rikov Aleksej Ivanovich -- statesman and politician Belenjkij Abram Yakovlevich -- revolutionary figure, employee of state security agencies Samueli Tibor -- Hungarian revolutionary and political figure Skvorcov-Stepanov Ivan Ivanovich -- revolutionary, statesman and politician Joseph Stalin [842] -- statesman and politician Molotov Vyacheslav Mihajlovich -- statesman and politician, diplomat Kaganovich Lazarj Moiseevich -- statesman and politician Kalinin Mihail Ivanovich -- statesman and politician Voroshilov Kliment Efremovich -- statesman, political and military figure Smilga Ivar Tenisovich -- statesman and politician Buharin Nikolaj Ivanovich -- statesman and politician Enukidze Avelj Sofronovich -- statesman and politician Dzerzhinskij Feliks Edmundovich -- state, political, economic figure, head of state security agencies Yaroslavskij Emeljyan Mihajlovich (Gubeljman Minej Izrailevich) -- revolutionary, political and public figure Egorov Aleksandr Iljich -- the warlord Budennij Semen Mihajlovich -- the warlord

Calendar: 1918 25.05.1919 1921 1923-1926 1988

Locations: Leningrad [848] Petrograd [959] Moscow [820]

Seasons: Summer [824] Autumn [826] Winter [823] Spring [825]

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