The President of Austria in the USSR.. (1968)

Film-document №6601 2 parts, Duration: 0:18:40 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Fomina Z.

Operators: Leongardt U., Oshurkov M.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


The film tells about the visit to the Soviet Union Federal President of Austria Franz Jonas.

Historical background

May 20, 1968 in Moscow at the invitation of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on an official visit to Federal President of the Republic of Austria Franz Jonas with his wife.

Temporary description

The stay of the Federal President Franz Jonas of Austria in the USSR: Meeting at the airport, reception at the Kremlin NV Podgorny in the presence of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria, Kurt Waldheim, Andrei Gromyko, the laying of wreaths at the Mausoleum and the grave of the Unknown Soldier, to the place of burial of the ashes Gagarin, visit VDNH USSR, the Armory, the Diamond Fund, the International exhibition "Interbytmash-68" in Sokolniki, Moscow woodworking plant, the ballet "Spartacus" at the Bolshoi Theater. Staying guests from Austria in Leningrad: Visit the State Hermitage Museum, Pavlovsk Palace near Leningrad, the Leningrad Metal Plant, Piskarevsky. Return of the Federal President of Austria in Moscow: visit to the Moscow City Council, participate in the party of the Soviet-Austrian Friendship, signed in the Kremlin agreement.

Reel №1

MSU in the Lenin Hills (top point).

Moscow Street (the top point).

Flying the president's plane escorted by fighter jets - MS.

Out of the plane of foreign brand goes Federal President of Austria, Franz Jonas, greets meet him, NV Podgorny, DS Polyansky, AA Gromyko.

NV Podgorny and Franz Jonas bypass a guard of honor.

Muscovites greet guests at the airport.

The Kremlin, Kremlin Wall with Spasskaya Tower - MS.

A visit to the Kremlin, to the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR NV Podgorny.

Franz Jonas greets NV Podgorny, DS Polyansky, AA Gromyko.

In the conversation involved the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr.

Kurt Waldheim, the Ambassador of Austria to the USSR Walter Wodak and other officials, the first deputy chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers DS Polanski, Secretary of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, MP Giorgadze, Soviet Foreign Minister AA Gromyko.

Franz Jonas, NV Podgorny at the table during the interview - CU.

General view of the Kremlin from the Moskva River (to the highest point).

The queue at the Mausoleum in Red Square - LS.

The inscription on the Mausoleum - "Lenin» - CU.

The Austrian delegation lays wreath at the Mausoleum, the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the tomb of Yu Gagarin.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Guard - MS., LS.

Eternal flame - MS., CU.

The Kremlin wall with a commemorative plaque and busts on the tombs - LS.

Commemorative plaque at the burial site of dust YA Gagarin - CU.

Cosmonauts Alley in the metro "ENEA» - MS.

The monument to the heroes of the cosmos - CU., MS.

Sculpture Tsiolkovsky - MS.

Territory ENEA - LS.

Pavilion "Space» - LS., PNRM.

Machines with Austrian guests pass through the Soviet Era.

Franz Jonas, his wife and their accompanying persons acquainted with the exhibits of the pavilion "Space".

Model space research stations and laboratories - CU.

Mannequin in orange astronaut suit - MS.

Kalinin Avenue - LS.

The building that houses the Kremlin Armory - MS.

Franz Jonas, his wife and others visiting the exhibition of the Diamond Fund of the USSR.

Jewelry with diamonds - CU., MS.

Gold and platinum nuggets - LS., MS.

Visiting Austrian guests of the international exhibition "Interbytmash-68" in the park "Sokolniki".

Soviet pavilion stands: Chandeliers, wall and floor refrigerators, mechanized laundry - MS., LS.

Passenger cars in the open air - LS.

Guests visiting the exhibition Austrian section of the exhibition.

Electrical equipment for use in municipal services, household goods - MS., PNRM.

Franz Jonas examines exhibits furniture firms.

Moscow shop woodworking plant number 5: Work in the shop - MS.

A worker at the production line, consisting of Austrian units - CU., PNRM.

Franz Jonas and his party in the shop factory - MS.

Reel №2

Bolshoi Theatre of the USSR - MS.

The auditorium, the audience are welcome to lodge Austrian guests and their escorts - LS.

Fragment of Aram Khachaturian "Spartacus" (synchronous), in the role of Spartacus - Artist M. Lavrovsky - LS., MS.

The car with the Austrian guests, followed by an escort of motorcyclists, passes through the streets of Leningrad - LS.

Nevsky Prospect - MS.

Neva Embankment - LS.

Monument to Peter I - MS., Departure.


Isaac's Cathedral - LS.

Winter Palace, the arch through which the visible part of the Palace Square with the Alexander Column - MS., LS.

Hall of Italian Art - LS., PNRM.

Sculpture - CU.

Different pictures - CU., MS.

Franz Jonas and his wife visiting the Hermitage.

Pavlovsk Palace near Leningrad (the city of Pavlovsk) - LS.

Austrian guests on the stairs of the Pavlovsk Palace - LS.

View from the terrace of the palace - MS., LS.

Metal building plant named after the XXII Congress of the CPSU.

Federal President in the shop of the plant: talking to factory workers and engineers - LS.

President handed the trophy.

President makes an entry in the book of honorable guests - CU.

Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery - LS.

Granite bas - CU.

Guests from Austria, lays a wreath of red and white carnations at the Monument of the Grieving Mother Motherland.

Wreath - CU.

A minute of silence at the monument, PNRM. on the monument "Motherland."

Federal President of the machine passes on Gorky Street in Moscow.

Soviet Square, Gorky Street, Moscow City Council building - LS.

Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Moscow City Council, VF Crafts takes Austrian guests, acquaints them with the prospects of Moscow, presents a souvenir to Franz Jonas - mock tower and album.

Soviet design - layout Kalinin Prospekt - MS.

Kalinin Avenue, traffic on the avenue - LS., MS. (Top point).

The new district of Moscow - LS.

Embankment of the Moscow River with views of the Kremlin, on the river boat sails - LS.

Hotel «Russia» - LS.

CMEA building - LS.

Meeting the Austrian guests with the public in the House of Composers.

The presidium F. Jonas, Kurt Waldheim, V. Wodak, MP Georgadze and others.

Austrians welcomed the Chairman of the Presidium of the Union of Soviet Societies for Friendship NV Popov, Soviet cosmonaut Pavel Popovich (synchronously).

Listening and cheering in the Hall - MS., CU.

Acts Franz Jonas.

General view of the Kremlin from the Moskva River (to the highest point).

The signing of the agreement on economic and scientific-technical cooperation between the USSR and the Federal Government of Austria.

The agreement signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR AA Gromyko and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria, Kurt Waldheim.

Shoot photographers and cameramen - MS.

AA Gromyko and Kurt Waldheim shake hands.

NV Podgorny and Kurt Waldheim.

State flags of the Soviet Union and Austria at the Vnukovo airport - MS.

Muscovites at the airport saying goodbye to guests, waving flags.

NV are Podgorny and Franz Jonas, passes by an honor guard.

Among the mourners Austrian guests - DS Polanski, A. Gromyko and others.


The plane was taxiing and in the air - LS., MS.