The Race Of Solidarity.. (1968)

Film-document №6647 2 parts, Duration: 0:17:47, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Shorokhov V.

Script writers: Sorokin E.

Anouncers: Khmara L.

Text writers: Braslavskiy L.


The film tells about the formation of the progressive youth peace movement, about International Youth and Student Festivals, which took the form of struggle for peace.

Temporary description

Bulgaria. The meeting in Sofia the Standing Committee of the International Preparatory Committee for the 9-th World Festival of Youth and Students. Types of Sofia. Opening the festival at the stadium. Levski. Delegates of the festival pronounce the oath, or dance. Sports competitions at the World Festival. Meetings of the festival participants in the student club. Fireplace friendship. The film used newsreels of the Moscow World Festival 1957, Festival in Helsinki in 1962, the festival in West Berlin; newsreels of the war in Vietnam.

Reel №1


Sofia - LS., MS. (Top point).

Blooming tulips in the street - MS., CU.

Roses - CU.

Square is on youth - MS.

Festival posters and banners (IX World Festival of Youth and Students) - CU., PNRM.

Street of the city, there is a trolley - MS.

Buildings of the Standing Commission of the International Preparatory Committee - MS., CU., PNRM.

One of the meetings of the preparatory committee - LS., MS., CU.


Vasil Levski (without people) - LS., PNRM.

Buildings - LS., CU.

The streets of Sofia to the growing chestnuts - MS., CU.

Newsreel 1945:

Soviet soldiers charged cannon shells with the inscription "For the Reichstag."

Shooting guns.

Soldiers with a banner at the Reichstag.

Meet relatives returning from a war - MS., CU.

Destroyed Stalingrad (the plane).

London, Thames - LS.

Meeting young people from five continents in London, during which established the World Federation of Democratic Youth.

Animation: against the background of the participants passages Festival of Youth and Students - the emblem of festivals in Prague in 1947 and Budapest in 1949, Berlin in 1951 and in Bucharest in 1953, Warsaw 1955, Moscow 1957, Vienna 1959, Helsinki 1962 - MS.

At the stadium.

Vasil Levski in Sofia of the IX World Festival of Youth and Students: play fanfaristy, grandstands filled with spectators.

Raise the flag of the festival.

The field stadium are delegations from participating in the festival.

Youth carries the logo of the festival, pigeons - LS., MS.

Doves in the sky - LS.

The young man gives an English newspaper in the street - CU., MS.

England youth with slogans and banners passes through the streets - LS., MS.

Fundraising in Ceylon for a trip to the festival - MS., CU.

Japanese young people to seek visas to travel to the festival, blocking the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - MS.

Cost of the police barrier - MS.

Young Germans cross the border from Germany.

Ran athletes carrying the fire festival.

Last participant presents torch relay at the stadium.

Bowl stadium (the plane).

Lit a fire festival - CU.

Tube and the crematorium building - CU., MS., PNRM.

Barracks camp - MS.

Barbed wire - CU.

Participants of the festival lay wreaths at the concentration camp - MS.

Faces of the young people - CU.

Monument to Soviet soldiers in Treptow - CU., LS.

With the lowered flags festival participants of different nationalities are at the monument - MS., CU.

Newsreel 1957:

Rally in Moscow Manege Square in the days VI Festival of Youth and Students.

Speaks Japanese girl from Hiroshima Hisako Nagata and others.

Listening - CU.

Rally participants swear, take an oath of allegiance to the world (synchronously) - MS., LS.

Delegates IX festival exchanging addresses, autographs, badges - CU., MS.

Girls hug, kiss, smile - MS., CU.

On stage dancing Africans, Poles and other (synchronous) - MS., LS.

Young people dancing in the street - CU.

Dancing feet - CU.

Reel №2


Sporting events on one of the festival: the race of women, men race, race walking, cycling, javelin, tennis, rugby, basketball, jumping from a tower and swim, exercise on the bar; mass action athletes with hoops at the stadium - different.

Newsreel 1957:

Young Soviet and foreign construction workers talking on site.

Italian delegate Donato Giordano receives a gift from the Soviet builder B. Sredin trowel - CU., MS.

The shop Shcherbakovskaya textile mill weaver works Vera Mikhailova - CU.

Next to Mikhailova - weaver of the DPRK for the Em Den.

In the Moscow coal basin talks miners - CU., MS.

During a meeting of young Christians in Zagorsk festival delegates visiting Trinity-Sergius Lavra, talking to a priest - MS., CU.

International Exhibition of Fine Art: paintings, sculptures - MS., CU.

People visiting the exhibition, and exchange experiences.

Newsreel 1962:


Youth meeting in the student club - MS., CU.

The delegates of the festival play guitars - MS.

Friendly meeting of Cuban and American delegates.

Cuban boy gives young American big box of cigars - MS., CU.

Youth exchanges icons.

Table Talk Cuban and American girls - MS.

Newsreel 1957:

Participants of the festival welcomes young Algerians (evening).

Evening Youth solidarity with the youth of the world in the colonial countries in the Park Ostankino.

Bonfire of friendship.

Young people dancing around the fire.

Newsreel 1962:


Stand with placards and posters antifestivalnogo character in the streets of Helsinki during the World Festival of Youth and Students.

Antifestivalnaya show (without people).

In the exhibition hall - one of its organizers.

Animation: newspaper articles: "The festival - the Communist action» - CU.

A man with antifestivalnoy literature on the street.

Helsinki residents are outraged.

Police takes "antifestivalschika."

Passing car with antifestivalnoy advertising and invitation to antifestivalny Center - LS., PNRM.

The air plane flies with antifestivalnym poster - LS.

Newsreel 1951:

West Berlin.

"Antifestivalschiki" with the recorder.

American radio reporters in West Berlin drink whiskey at the press conference of the International Preparatory Committee.

Machine "first aid", the medical personnel providing first aid to the wounded young Germans from the GDR - different.

U.S. police disperse and arrest blacks - MS.

Newsreel 60's.:

Flying American aircraft.

A pilot in the cockpit - CU.

Vietnamese women and children hiding in the shelter.

Bombs fall.



The wounded and dead Vietnamese.

Vietnamese firing of the guns on an American plane.

Falls missile downed American plane - LS.

Newsreel 1962:

Helsinki residents welcome Yuri Gagarin.

Yuri Gagarin on the area it says (synchronously) - CU.

Listening to young men and women - CU., MS.

Smiling faces of delegates IX festival in Sofia - CU.