Landing Troops to the Roof of the World. (1968)

Film-document №6561 2 parts, Duration: 0:15:49 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Tikhonov V.

Script writers: Lisov I., Tikhonov V.

Operators: Byalik A., Istomin A., Pankin L., Silin R., Trakhitman M.


The film is about the courage of Soviet masters of sky-jumping who were the first to jump to Pamir peaks.

Historical background

In the summer of 1968 at one of the highest peaks of our country, Lenin Peak was dropped parachutists landing athletes. On the complexity of this jump is unparalleled in the history of the world of parachuting.

Temporary description

The film about the expedition athletes paratroopers in the Pamirs. Pamir. Landscapes. Camp expedition. Members of the expedition in training in the aircraft, the air. The grave of the dead during landing parachutists (V. Mekaeva, Yu Yumatova, V. Glagolev, S. Tomarovicha).

Reel №1

Athletes paratroopers on the tarmac before boarding a plane - the last test equipment - LS., MS., CU.

The instructor gives paratroopers Petrichenko last briefing - CU.

Paratroopers dropping well before the peak of training in the mountains by experienced climbers.

Mountaineering Camp in the mountains - LS. PNRM. with a / t

One of the troopers wrote a letter - MS.

Mountains covered with snow - MS.

Troopers and climbers do physical exercises - LS., MS.

One of these repairs stove, another vdevaet a needle thread - CU.

Men wash in the creek - LS.

Mountaineer Val Suloev grease climbing shoes - CU.

Troopers and mountaineers, bearded, with a sun-burnt noses and faces smeared with cream - CU.

Team of climbers and Marines play football - LS. PNRM., MS.

Mountaineers and paratroopers with huge heavy backpacks climb into the mountains to a height of 6000 meters - LS., MS., CU.

Mountaineers and Marines pulled out of the crack depth of more than 2 km.

A fellow Marine, who fell into it, stuck in there and hung upside down and broke his leg - MS., LS.

Commandos in full gear coming in to land the plane, board the plane - MS., CU.

Airplane up in the air - CU., LS.

Pamir Mountains - LS. PNRM. (The plane).

At the landing area at the bottom, waiting for troopers climbers - LS.

Rotating propeller aircraft - CU.

A pilot in the cockpit - MS.

Hatch opens - MS.

Troopers in the airplane - MS., PNRM. the snow-capped mountains.

Pure white snow (the plane).

Marines face with oxygen masks - CU.

Athletes Paratroopers three groups of 12 people jump from a height of 100 meters 6000 - MS., LS.

Reel №2

PNRM. the mountains with snowy peaks (removed from the aircraft).

A pilot in the cockpit - CU.

Lenin Peak area, which from a height of 8000 meters to touch down ten paratroopers aces (the plane through the hatch).

Paratroopers in the oxygen masks on the plane - MS. PNRM.

Looks into the camera Thank Tomarovich - MS.

Ejected parachute sighting - LS.

Light yellow, then green flashing lights - CU.

Dropping paratroopers - MS., LS. (The plane).

Aircraft door closes - CU.

Wind, shortly before the release of the landing, climb to the top of Lenin Peak (up to 20 meters per second.) Takes ten colored canopy over rocky ridge landing area - LS.

B / W slides taken climbers on the snow lie the bodies of dead Marines, the place of death, the grave stone, by which buried four dead Marines - LS., MS.

Animation: B / W - is a group of commandos, freeze, hit and killed lightening Volodya Mekaeva, Yura Yumatova, Valeria Glagoleva - MS.

Animation: Marines in the plane before dropping, freeze, hit and lightening Tomarovicha Fame, one of the country's best test engineers, paratroopers - MS.

Skydiver ignites a smoke bomb in the snow - LS.

Paratroopers in the air and land - LS. PNRM., MS.

Paratrooper removes oxygen mask - MS.

The other is on the back of the container, sinking deep into the snow - LS.

Paratrooper signal rocket launches - MS.

Traces of the rockets in the sky - LS. PNRM.

Trooper sitting in the snow - MS., CU.

LS. PNRM. the mountains of Pamir (the plane).