A Village Named Krasukha Existed in the World. (1969)

Film-document №6656 2 parts, Duration: 0:18:50, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Rusanov P.

Script writers: Ivaschenko A.

Operators: Lovkov V.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


The film is about the tragic fate of the village located in the Pskov Region, barbarously destroyed by German troops.

Historical background

History: 27 November 1943 the German fascist invaders executed all the villagers Krasuha (283 people), and then burned down the village. June 22, 1969 on the site burned Krasuhi monument was unveiled to the villagers (sculpture grieving mother).

Temporary description

The area where the village was Krasuha Leningrad region, the Nazis burned down, along with its residents on Nov. 27, 1943. Sculptor A. Usachenko working on a monument to the tragic village. Opening of the monument at the place of the destroyed village Krasuhi. Present relatives and countrymen dead. Type of monument, an eternal flame. Says a resident of the village Krasuhi ML Pavlov, miraculously survived. ML Pavlov, AF Filippov, and other countrymen countryside Krasuhi in the cinema watching the archive plot "Soyuzkinozhurnala" № 78 of 19 August 1939 on the collective farm lnovodcheskom Krasuha, know their loved ones taken in the newsreel.

Reel №1

Natural landscapes of the Pskov region - LS. (Summer).

Savkina Hill - LS.

Ancient cross - LS., PNRM.

Ancient castle in Izborsk - LS.

The remains of the ruined ancient tower - MS.

Pskov fortress - MS., Hitting, LS., MS.

A ruined castle wall - MS.

Ancient stone-monument with the inscription: "In this place the soldiers are buried.

Killed in 1657. "

Hill, overgrown with grass - LS.

The monument to the fallen soldiers, the inscription: "Eternal glory to the heroes who fell in the struggle for freedom and independence of our country in 1941-1945." And the names of the fallen soldiers - LS., Hitting, MS., PNRM.

Monument - LS.

Shattered pillars - LS.; Remnants of the destroyed church, holes in the wall - MS., CU., PNRM.

Obelisk at the site of the former Soviet POW camp near the town of Porkhov - LS., Departure.

The inscription on the metal shield: "The obelisk ashes of 85,000 Soviet prisoners of war were tortured by the Nazis" (winter).

Place where once was a village Krasuha flowers in a field - LS.; Telegraph poles - LS., PNRM.; Pits remaining on the site of the house - LS.; Pits with water - LS.; Overgrown river - LS., PNRM.; highway - LS.

Apple blossom - MS., PNRM., Departure.

Eared rye - LS.

The reflection in the water shrubs - MS., Departure.

Winter landscape.

The village of spun - LS., PNRM., LS., Hitting.

Charred wood, broken tree - LS., Hitting.

Stones, covered with snow, on the former site of the village - LS.

Double Exposure: racing triple against the winter landscape (with motion) - LS.

Winter landscape of the village - LS. (With motion).

Obelisk - LS., Hitting (winter).

Roadside shield with the inscription: "Krasuha.

Memory citizens, burnt alive, calling out to us: Take care of the world! »- LS., Departure.

Tractor in a field plowing land - LS., CU.

Hands knead the clay mold - CU.

Sculptor Antonin Usachenko at work - different.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

House is on fire - LS., PNRM.

A woman from the ashes - MS.

A person Usachenko - CU.

The opening of the monument to the victims of fascism in place Krasuha village.

Stone with the inscription "The tragic and courageous Krasuhe of fellow."

From the monument falls veil - MS.

Relatives and Neighbors dead from different villages and towns at the monument - different.

The face of an old woman, old man's face - CU.

People cry - different.

Monument - different. (Summer and winter).

Past the monument on the road passing cars - LS.

Reel №2

Monument villagers Krasuha against a stormy sky - MS.

PNRM. a stone monument - LS., CU., PNRM., MS.

The road, drifting snow - LS.

Monument (blizzard) - LS., CU., PNRM., MS.

Shrubs during a snowstorm - MS.

Telegraph pole - LS.

Nightscapes - LS.

Past the monument on the road passing cars with their headlights - LS. (Evening).

Obelisk of Eternal Glory - LS.

Eternal Flame - MS.

Burning bush - LS.

Fire - CU., PNRM., Nfp listings and photos of the villagers died Krasuha.

Animation: nfp survivor resident Krasuhi Lukinichna Maria Pavlova.

ML Pavlova in the field - MS., LS. (Summer).

Monument - MS.

People sit on the grass - LS., MS.

Yama, the hills on the site of the house - LS.

Stone in the grass - MS.

Children of the stone - LS.

Relatives and countrymen killed in the village Krasuha in the screening room to watch and while watching the pre-war newsreels (synchronous) - LS., MS., MS.

ML Pavlov and the former chairman of the flax farm "Krasuha" Alexander Filippovich Filinov in the screening room - CU., MS.

Newsreel 1939:

In the fields of flax farm "Krasuha" Leningrad Oblast villagers Krasuha.

Apple blossom - LS., Hitting.

Monument - CU., PNRM.

Spikes rye - LS.