When Soldiers Sing.. (1965)

Film-document №6092 2 parts, Duration: 0:17:57, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Katanyan V.

Operators: Serov G.

Text writers: Gofman G.


The film tells of how young warriors ans soldiers attend amateur artistic clubs in their free time.

Historical background

On the performances of amateur groups of the Armed Forces during the All-Army Festival of amateur art. Exhibition of works by artists of the army in the halls of CDSA

Temporary description

The final concert of the All-Army Festival of amateur art on the stage of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses: a scene from the popular presentation of "The Capture of the Reichstag" (synchronously), instrumental ensemble performance of the Leningrad Military District (synchronously), performances of dancers, acrobats, a military choir. Participants amateur opera studio at the Odessa District House officers rehearse a scene from the opera "Eugene Onegin" (synchronous). Performers folk theater Babrujski House officers show at the Theater of the Soviet Army's performance of "Brest Fortress" (synchronous). Exhibition of paintings by amateur artists in the halls of the military of the Central House of the Soviet Army.

Reel №1

Kremlin Palace of Congresses - LS. (Summer).

Inscription "1945" and "1965" on the stage of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses - CU.

The audience in the hall of the Palace of Congresses during the final concert of the festival-Army amateur art applaud - LS.

A scene from the popular show "The capture of the Reichstag" (synchronous) in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses.

The facade of the clubhouse of a military unit near Odessa, the soldiers go to the club - LS.

A sign on the building of the "Club of the» - CU.

Soldiers engaged in circles initiative, rehearse.

A soldier plays the violin - CU., MS.

A soldier plays the piano.

Soldiers talking in the corridors of the club, preparing for rehearsal.

Signs on the door: "Dance", "Music".

In the auditorium of the Odessa District Officers set the scenery for the opera "Eugene Onegin» - LS., MS.

Lighting in the room - MS.

Head of amateur opera studio at the house officers K. Makarov, a former soloist with the Odessa Opera, conducts a rehearsal of the opera "Eugene Onegin".

Army plays an amateur brass band.

An excerpt from the opera "Eugene Onegin" Officers on the scene: the role of Onegin performs Lt.

Kuimov (synchronously).

Directed by K. Makarov rehearsing the opera with other artists - Petya Emaku.

The participants of the show are preparing to go on stage.

Participants play - CU.

During the Decade of national theaters, the Armed Forces of the USSR in Moscow, the Soviet Army in the theater: actors folk theater Bobruisk Officers perform excerpt from the play "Fortress of Brest" (synchronous).

The audience applauded - LS.

Of the theater in Bobruisk house officers handed the diploma of the winner of the festival-Army.

Meeting actors folk theater with famous artists EN Gogoleva, IV Ilyinsky, AA Popov and others.

At the meeting are the EN Gogoleva, AA Popov - CU.

Are the boxes of films submitted for review amateur.

The inscriptions on the boxes, "Fraternal aid," "Forever alive", "Time has no power» - CU.

Film enthusiasts Riga house officers in the editing room for the film.

Viewing the on stage.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Amateur footage from the movie "Time has no power" of the Nazi atrocities, the release of the Baltic states by the Soviet soldiers.

Destruction in Riga.

Street Riga - PNRM.

Boulevard in Riga - LS. PNRM.

The cameraman shoots city-CU.

Instrumental ensemble of the Leningrad Military District under the Private Michael Kogan rehearsing "Ave Maria" by Schubert (synchronously).

The soldiers, acting ensemble, the military studies: three Marines with machine guns on a combat position, three tankers with a weapon in the hands of the tank.

Ensemble under the direction of M. Kogan performs at the Central House of the Soviet Army during the Army All-Union initiative (synchronously).

The audience applauded - LS.

Reel №2

In CDSA dance with accordion performs representative of the Belarusian Military District - Private Evgeny Zaytsev (synchronously).

Sergeant Zabotkin sings about Motherland (synchronously).

Corporal Bazarbai Dzholdobzhaev playing folk instruments "Komuz" (synchronous).

The audience applauded - LS.

Speech army acrobats - LS., MS., CU.

On stage CDSA choir performs "Tula defense" Novikov (synchronously).

Exhibition of works by artists of the army in the halls of CDSA - LS., CU.

Paintings - CU.

Viewers examine the paintings - CU., MS.

Picture of "everyday life" Major Kolosov - CU.

Major heads on the Neva River in Leningrad making sketches from the life of the city.

Another artist on the Neva draws lions on the waterfront.

In the paint shop at the Leningrad house officers amateur artist painted from life.

The works of artists in the exhibition hall of the CDSA.

Exhibition of amateur photographers - LS.

Pictures of everyday life of the Soviet Army.

Photo: Hutsul national dance ensemble performs (synchronously).

Statement by Georgian Dance (synchronously).

Performed Nanai dance (synchronously).