The Mekong River On Fire.. (1966)

Film-document №6286 3 parts, Duration: 0:28:40, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Komarov V.

Script writers: Komarov V.

Operators: Artseulov O., Komarov V.

Composers: Stikhin E.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Nikitkina V.


On the struggle of the South Vietnamese people against the American aggression.

Temporary description

The theme is the U.S. war in Vietnam 1964-1973, the city residents of Vietnamese villages in the Mekong region to engage in economic work: fish, feed the ducks and chickens. Various aspects of fighting troops of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam against U.S. troops. American planes dropping bombs on Vietnamese territory. Residents are hiding in the shelter. Exploding napalm bombs. Type villagers after the bombing of the U.S.: the burnt houses, lie dead. Rally people of South Vietnam, opposed the U.S. aggression in Vietnam. [_], The Saigon police disperse demonstrators. Aircraft USA burns in the air. U.S. soldiers killed. The soldiers of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam are on the rainforest. Female printing leaflets in the printing. The soldiers of the National Front are ferried across the river Likong.

Reel №1

Animation: Map of South Vietnam to the Mekong Delta, is shown the liberated areas (three quarters of the country) and the areas captured by the invaders - MS.

Airplane in the sky - LS.

Vietnamese persons who look up - CU.

With the Vietnamese boat on the river - MS.

Fishing net - MS. with movement

Mekong Delta - LS. from the passage.

Vietnamese village - LS.

Old Vietnamese - CU.

A mother holding her baby - MS.

Domestic ducks in the water - MS.

Residents covered with palm leaves to mask their belts, treated fields, fertilize their river silt - different.

PNRM. with working in slit trench - LS.

Hen with a brood of chickens in the village - CU.

Man beats a wooden mallet, warning people about the appearance of the enemy aircraft - MS.

Women, children and working in the field are hiding in the woods and cane differently.

Bombings, the burning land - LS.

A girl named Teardrop from birth have been orphaned, peeks out of hiding - MS., CU.

Farmers continue to work in the field - LS., MS.

Women in boat - MS.

U.S. helicopters fly - LS.

Helicopter lands, out of it punitive, arrest women and children, forced to mobilize the remaining men in the village - MS., CU.

Children and women cry - MS., CU., PNRM.

Vietnamese heroine Chan Thi Han tells of torture that subjected her punishers (synchronous) - CU.

The village women, the elderly, children prepare bamboo stakes for "tiger pits» - MS., CU.

Children are the stakes - MS.

Adults are ready to "tiger pit" cloaked them with palm leaves, the ground - MS., CU.

A woman parked in the jungle with wild bees nest, so that they could attack punishers - CU., MS.

Reel №2

Patriots camouflage samopaly, traps, crossbows, stuffed bait - a weapon of self-defense in different ways.

The jungle and swamp walk with rifles and machine guns on the shoulders of the soldiers of the Liberation Army - MS., LS.

Of a young recruits are trained martial arts, do Sambo bathe in the river - MS., CU.

Preparation of the next operation to capture the post of the enemy: the battalion commander of the card with his assistants dismantle impending operation - MS., CU.

Testing of taking office to combat exercises - MS., CU.

Girl soldiers in the province of Che Ben, singing to the accompaniment of accordion and guitar in the meadow - MS., CU., LS.

Deputy Supreme Commander of the Liberation Army, Nguyen Thi Dinh - MS., CU.

Soldiers listen to the transistor - MS.

As air rises American aircraft - LS.

Bomber dropped bombs.

Explosions on the ground, a jungle of burning napalm bombs - LS.

Jungle is an American tank with soldiers - MS.

Americans derive from the shelter women and children - MS.

Children and old people are crying over the body of a woman - MS.

Planes pollinate jungle of poison.

Jungle after pollination: dead vegetation, dead birds and animals - MS., LS.

By napalm bombs lit jungle dwellings - MS.

A woman from the ashes - LS.

Woman near a charred corpse - LS.

A mother and child, which she managed to save from napalm - MS.

Burned woman's hand - CU.

Burned and disfigured face of the most beautiful in the village of An Gui girls - CU. (PNRM. face in his hands.)

Converge and come by boat to protest peasants - LS., MS.

Reel №3

Protest in the Mekong Delta - residents sit in the boats, chanting: "Dadao" ("Down!"), Are holding slogans and banners - LS., MS.

He spoke - MS.

Flying American aircraft - LS.

Participants in the rally masked palm leaves - MS.

The demonstration in Saigon, crackdown on demonstrators - MS., CU.

Go to weapons, American soldiers - MS.

Flying American aircraft - MS., LS.

Patriots shoot down aircraft and he crimson in the air falls - MS.

The fighting in the jungle part of the army with U.S. invaders - MS., CU.

Americans are running - MS.

U.S. soldiers killed - MS.

Covered with a blanket on the corpse of an American soldier put his hat - MS., CU.

Carry stretchers with the wounded.

The wounded were put into a helicopter - MS.

American planes are burning - LS., PNRM.

Liberation Army soldiers stand in formation with partisan lamps in their hands - MS., PNRM.

Battalion goes into Night operation - MS.

Night in a hut preparing ammunition (boy cleans rifle cartridges) - MS.

Jungle (night) are Vietnamese patriots - MS.

Bare feet are Vietnamese soldiers on the bridge - CU.

At night, local printing Patriots in mimeographed print statement XXIII Congress of the CPSU on the American aggression in Vietnam - MS., CU.

Print a poster of friendship of the Soviet Union and the South Vietnamese patriots - MS.

The school at night by the light bulbs children learn - MS., CU.

Two kids are sleeping, sitting at their desks - CU.

Early in the morning the peasants plow the rice field - CU., LS.

Jungle fighters with weapons go, sit in the boat - MS., CU.

Residents trafficked Patriots in boats across the river - MS., LS.