It's hard to build cities (1974)

Documentary №62424, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:01, black-white
Production: LSDF
Screenwriters:G.Baluev, A.Geljman
Camera operators:O.Luchinin
Sound mixer:G.Pocelueva


The main theme of socialist competition of the three leading construction teams in Moscow, Leningrad, and Murmansk. At the head of each – the foreman - the Hero of Socialist Labor. Is Nikolai Zlobin, Ivan Shevtsov Vladislav Serikov.

Reel №1

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A budding willow.

Fishermen on the ice.

Construction foreman Ivan Shevtsov on a fishing trip.

Vladislav Serikov drills a hole.

Nikolai Zlobin on a fishing trip.

Fishermen return home with their catch.

N. Zlobin (synchronously).

V.Serikov (synchronously).

View of the Kremlin and the Palace of Congresses.

The meeting room.

Meeting of industry and construction leaders.

On the podium N. Zlobin.

During the break of the meeting, the foremen communicate.

New building in Moscow.

Construction site.

Zlobin and Shevtsov at the construction site.

N. Zlobin (synchronously).

I. Shevtsov (synchronously).

View of the Stock Exchange and rostral columns from the opposite bank of the Neva.

Views of Leningrad.

A new residential area of Leningrad.

I. Shevtsov trains future builders.

Practical classes at vocational schools.

I. Shevtsov talks with vocational school students (synchronously).

Photos from Shevtsov's family album.

Shevtsov at the construction site.

Construction of a residential building in Leningrad.

The council of the Shevtsov brigade.

Ceremonial delivery of the object.

Locations: Leningrad [848] Moscow [820]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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Zlobin, Shevtsov and Serikov walk along the embankment.

New houses of Leningrad.

Construction of a new house.

Serikov and Zlobin at Shevtsov's construction site.

Conversation of three foremen (synchronously).

Signing of the competition agreement.

A shared photo as a keepsake.

Construction of new houses in Leningrad.

Locations: Leningrad [848]

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