Cinema tells About Itself.. (1969)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Rychkov B.N.

Script writers: Rychkov B.N., Yurenev R.

Operators: Baykov V.


Unique newsreel traces of the the history of forming the Soviet country and Soviet cinema. The film is dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the Soviet Cinema.


Culture and Arts

Temporary description

Fragments of the feature films: "Red Devils", "Battleship Potemkin", "Arsenal", "Chapaev", "Youth of Maxim", "Vyborg Side," "We are from Kronstadt," deputy of the Baltic "," Lenin in October ", "The man with a gun," "Loyalty to the mother," "Six July", "Alexander Nevsky", "Peter", "Kutuzov", "Ivan the Terrible", "War and Peace, The Brothers Karamazov," "Hamlet", "A member of the Government", "Circus", "Volga-Volga", "Rich Bride," "Rainbow," "Young Guard", "Rural Teacher", "The Cranes Are Flying," "Ballad of a Soldier," "Soldier's father" "Fate of Man," "Nobody wanted to die "," President "," Height ", 9 days a year," Crane "," Three Poplars at Plyushchikha "," Dead Season "," will live to see Monday. " Fragments of popular science and documentary films. Film directors: L. Kulidzhanov, Andrei Tarkovsky, A. Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky, A. Zguridi, M. Kalatozov, S. Bondarchuk, and others on the set of his films. Read the frontline cameramen. Says (synchronously) RL Carmen. Lev Kuleshov, T. Makarova, A. Khokhlov, A. Golovnya in Admissions fighting positions. Classes of students fighting positions. Soviet and foreign filmmakers at the VI Moscow International Film Festival.

Reel №1

Sounds team in different languages: "Attention!

Get ready to shoot! ".

Lighted lights.

Working time of filming at various studios of the country, in the halls and on location.

Directed by L. Kulidzhanov, Andrei Tarkovsky, A. Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky, A. Zguridi, M. Kalatozov, Sergei Bondarchuk, and others, the operators, the actors on the set of films - CU., MS.

Posters documentaries.

Removes cameraman Malik Kayumov (on location).

Removes boats Abram Krichevsky.


Rides on an elephant with a camera in hand, Vasily Kiselev, the elephant has a trunk crate equipment.

From the cockpit takes Alexander Istomin.

The street takes Galina Monglovskaya.

The audience at the cinema "October", "Russia» - LS.

Projectionist in a projection unit charges in the film - CU., MS.

Newsreel 1918-1929 gg.:

KE Voroshilov and SM Budyonny of riders on horseback - MS.

The decree on the nationalization of film, signed V. Lenin - MS., PNRM.

Newsreel 1918-1922 was:

NK Krupskaya and VI Lenin with a cat in her arms in her apartment in the Kremlin.

The projector and the audience, which VI Lenin saw shooting from the front - MS.

Newsreel of the 20's.:

MI Kalinin appears in campaign train - MS.

Projectionist at the projector.

Outside, hang the screen to display the movie - MS.

Photos of the first front-line cameraman Alexander Levitsky, Vladimir Yermolov, Peter Nowicki, Edward Tissa - MS., CU.

Newsreel of the 20's.:

Processing and verification of the exposed film in the laboratory - MS.

Working with the film in the editing - MS.

Caption: "The Head of filming."

Dziga Vertov in the editing room.

Operators with the camera of the people in the street, removed from the bike, remove the factory.

A fragment from the documentary "One sixth of the world."

Reel №2

Excerpts from the film "Red Devils" of Ivan Perestiani.

Director Lev Kuleshov for editing table - MS., CU.

Excerpts from the film "Adventures of Mr.

West in the land of the Bolsheviks" L. Kuleshov.

Movie Posters: "The Cross and the Mauser", "Salamander", "Baba Ryazan", "Alice", "Lace", etc. - MS.

The audience in the auditorium.

Projector - MS.

Excerpts from the movie "Battleship" Potemkin "by Sergei Eisenstein

Newsreel of the 20's.:

The people at the cinema "Art" on the day of the premiere of "Battleship" Potemkin »- LS., MS.

Smiling director Sergei Eisenstein, the operator E. Tissa - MS.

Photographs of the director Vsevolod Pudovkin and operator Anatoly headache, the authors of the film "Mother" on the novel by Gorky.

The poster of the film "Mother» - CU., Hitting.

Excerpts from the film "Mother."

Photo Dovzhenko - author of the film "Arsenal".

Fragment from the film "Arsenal".

Newsreel 30's.:

Directed by George N. and Sergey Vasiliev for editing table, and on the set.

Artist BL Babochkin (Chapaev) puts on his cap.

Fragment from the film "Chapaev" (synchronous).

Newsreel 30's.:

The street systems are soldiers with a banner "We are going to watch" Chapaev »- LS., MS.

Passes Spanish international battalion, named after Chapaev - MS.

Burning Madrid - LS.

Spanish soldiers are wounded.

Directed by Grigori Kozintsev, Leonid Trauberg, operator Andrei Moskvin in the editing room.

Excerpts from the film "Youth of Maxim" and "The Vyborg Side" (Maxim - actor Boris Chirkov) (synchronously).

Excerpts from the movie "We Are from Kronstadt" (synchronous).

Authors of the film writer and director Vsevolod Vishnevsky Yefim Dzigan - CU. and photos - among sailors - MS.

Fragment from the film "Baltic Deputy" (telephone conversation Professor Polezhayev (Nikolai Cherkasov) with Lenin) (synchronously).

Newsreel of the 20's.:

VI Lenin before his departure from Red Square military parade after universal education, says goodbye to the parade participants from the vehicle number 133.

VI Lenin monument on the tab "Emancipation of Labour".

VI Lenin on a walk in the courtyard of the Kremlin after recovering from injury at the plant Michelson next Managing Director of the CPC VD Bonch-.

The street parade of soldiers with a banner "Our cultural campaign for the film" Three Songs of Lenin. "

Fragment from the film "October" Eisenstein and G. Alexandrov.

Reel №3

Posters of the film "Lenin in October» - MS.

PNRM. the shelves on working on a typewriter screenwriter Alexei Kapler - MS.

Directed by Mikhail Romm talks about setting the painting "Lenin in October" (synchronous) - MS.

Fragment from the film "Lenin in October" (Lenin - B. Shuikin, Basil - N. Okhlopkov) (synchronously).

Fragment from the film "Man with a Gun" (directed by S. Jutkiewicz, playwright Pogodin) (synchronously).

Director Mark Donskoy for editing table - MS.

Fragment from the film "Loyalty to the mother" (as the young Lenin - art. R. Nahapetov) (synchronously).

Directed by Jutkiewicz in the editing - MS.

Screenwriter Yevgeny Gabrilovich home with a book - MS.

Fragment from the film "Lenin in Poland" (Lenin - Maxim Strauch).

Fragment from the film "The Sixth of July" (the playwright Mikhail Shatrov, dir. Y. Karasik, artist Yuri Kayurov - Lenin) (synchronously).

Newsreel 30's.:

AM Bitter said the challenges facing the leaders of Cinematography (synchronous)

- CU.

Celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Soviet cinema: in the hall sitting Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Dziga Vertov, George and Sergei Vasilyev, F. Ermler, S. Jutkiewicz, Mikhail Romm and others - MS., CU.

Hall of the Bolshoi Theater - LS.

Movie Posters: "The cruiser" Varyag "," Suvorov "," Peter "," Alexander Nevsky. "

Excerpts from the film "Alexander Nevsky", "Bogdan Khmelnitsky", "Peter", "Suvorov", "Kutuzov".

Reel №4

Newsreel of the 40-ies.:

Eisenstein at your desk - MS.

Eisenstein and composer Sergei Prokofiev at the piano - MS.

Fragment from the film "Ivan the Terrible" Eisenstein (Art.

Nikolai Cherkasov) (synchronously).

Alexander Dovzhenko the film "Michurin» - MS.

Fragment from the film "Michurin".

Movie Posters "Glinka", "Academician Ivan Pavlov", "Taras Shevchenko", "Rainis", "Alisher Navoi".

Newsreel 60's.:

Sergei Bondarchuk in the film "War and Peace" and in the film as Pierre.

Shooting the movie.

Fragment from the film "War and Peace": the scene of the ball (Prince Andrew - art.


Tikhonov, Natasha - L. Saveliev).

Director Ivan Pyriev while shooting his latest film "The Brothers Karamazov", talking with the actors - the freeze.

Fragment from the film "The Brothers Karamazov": the scene of the court (Ivan - art. K. Lavrov) (synchronously).

Actors M. Ulyanov, L. Pyreva and others on the shooting.

Director G. Kozintsev and actor I. Smoktunovsky rehearsing a scene with a flute in "Hamlet."

Fragment from the film "Hamlet" (synchronous).

Viewers are on the territory of the Kremlin gates Borovitsky (summer).

Read the cameramen - MS.

Director Ilya Kopalin in the editing - MS.

Ship operators in the cinematographic machines - LS.

Director Sergei Jutkiewicz the film "Counter» - MS.

Fragment from the film "Counter": start the turbine (work - art. B. curtains).

The poster of the film "The Great Citizen" Friedrich Ermler - MS.

Fragment from the film "The Great Citizen" (as Yadav art.

Bogolyubov) (synchronously).

Industrial landscape - LS., PNRM.

Fragment from the film "Komsomolsk" Sergei Gerasimov (actors Tamara Makarova and Nikolai Kryuchkov) (synchronously).

Actress Vera Maretskaya on the set of the film and Heifits Zarchi "A member of the government."

Fragment from the film "A member of the government" (synchronous).

Reel №5

Industrial landscape - PNRM. (The plane).

Newsreel 30's.:

Stratospheric balloon up in the air - MS.

Cameraman with a camera - MS.

The members of the expedition, drifting NSRA ID Papanin ET Krenkel, EK Fedorov, PP Shirshov at the North Pole - LS.

VP Chkalov, GF Baidukov, AV Whites - MS.; Rides in the car to Moscow - LS.

Billboards feature film "Circus" and "Volga-Volga» - MS.

Fragment from the film "Volga-Volga" (synchronous).

Newsreel 30's.:

IO Composer Dunaevsky working at the table - CU.

IO Dunaevskij and poet Vladimir Lebedev-Kumach the piano (played Dunaevsky, Lebedev-Kumach sings (synchronously) - MS.

Excerpts from the film "Rich Bride," "Circus," "The Great Life" (synchronous).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The explosion on the battlefield - MS.

Destroyed and burning houses - MS.

People running down the street - MS.

Runs cameraman with camera - MS.

On the background of burning the huts is a German soldier - LS.

Fragment from the film "Rainbow" (synchronous).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Tanks go into battle.

Shooting gun.

Soldiers are fleeing the attack.

Frontline cameraman shoots at the front.

Cameraman Boris Cher sits on a plane - MS.

Movie Posters "Man 217", "Secretary of the District Committee," "It protects the homeland."

Fragment from the film "The Secretary of the District Committee" (synchronous).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:


The soldiers are wounded.

Fragment from the film "The Young Guard" (synchronous).

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The aircraft operator is removed Paul Kasatkin and other operators.


The operator runs on the deck of the submarine, down the hatch - MS.

Masha operator Sukhova among partisans - MS.

A burning Berlin removes Roman Karmen.

RL Interview Karmen on operators CSDF (synchronous) - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The chest injured cameraman put his camera - MS.

Stoyanovskii cameraman shoots.

Comrades at the grave Stojanovski, gun salute.

Removes operator B. Sushchinskii.

Last frame, shot Sushchinskii.

A plaque in the Union of Cinematographers with names of the dead cameramen - MS.

Reel №6

Newsreel 1945.:

With dropping home swastika - LS.

The people rejoice - CU.

Pass soldiers-liberators.

A soldier carries a child - CU.

The people welcomed the troops (summer).

Firework display in Moscow - LS.

Fragment from the film "Country Teacher" (Barbara V. - V. Maretskaya) (synchronously).

Industrial landscape with smoking factory chimneys - LS. (Top).

In the workshop of metallurgical plant shoots cameraman.

Young directors who came to the cinema after the war: Gregory wins and Stanislav Rostotsky, Yakov Segel, Eldar Ryazanov, Danelia, Igor Talankin, Tengiz Abuladze at work - MS., CU.

Fragment from the film "The Cranes Are Flying": off to war (synchronously).

Excerpts from the film "Ballad of a Soldier", "Father of a Soldier", and "man", "No one wants to die" (synchronous).

Shooting the episodes directed by Yuri Ozerov "Liberation of Europe."

Fragment from the film "The Liberation of Europe."

Reel №7

Excerpts from the film "The President", "big family", "height" (synchronous).

Hydroelectric dam, spillway - MS.

Computer room - MS.

Combines clean in the harvest - MS., CU.

Fragment from the film "9 Days of One Year" (Art.

Batalov, I. Smoktunovsky) (synchronously).

Shop factory - LS.

Athlete on the bar (split-screen).

Performance of athletes on Red Square - LS.

Groom wears the ring bride, kisses her - MS.

Newsreel 1961:

YA Gagarin is on the carpet from the aircraft to the podium during a meeting in Moscow - MS.

Plane takes off "Tu-144» - MS.

Posters of movie "Sky of Our Childhood", "Last month of autumn", "Crane", "Three Poplars at Plyushchikha."

Fragments of the feature films "Crane", "Your Contemporary", "Rural Detective".

Movie posters "New Adventures of the Elusive" and "Off-season".

Fragment from the film "Dead Season" (acted by J. Banionis) (synchronously).

Reel №8

Fragment of art from the film "Live Till Monday" (synchronous).

Directed by S. Gerasimov youth - LS.

Interview SA Gerasimov on the works of young filmmakers (synchronous) - CU.

Log VGIK - MS.

Sign, "All-Union State Institute of Cinematography» - CU.

Students in the corridors of the institute, talk - MS., PNRM.


Eisenstein, sitting in a chair, talking with students - MS.

Students face - MS., CU.

Dovzhenko on shooting - MS.

Filmmaker Lev Kuleshov, actress Tamara Fedorovna Makarova, Alexandra Khokhlova, cameramen Leonid Kosmatov, Anatoly Golovnya, teaches at the Institute of Cinematography in the selection committee, the presidium - MS.

Filmmaker Mikhail Romm reads a lecture to students - MS.

SA Gerasimov talks to students - MS., PNRM.

Airport «Sheremetyevo» - MS., PNRM.

Bow thruster jets - MS.

The ladders down delegation of foreign filmmakers attending the VI International Film Festival - MS.

Soviet and foreign film on the sidelines of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses: Artist MI Fires with a group of foreign actresses, directors, documentary filmmaker IP Copaline and Andre Thorndike (GDR), the poet Sergei Mikhalkov, the Indian actress, actress Lydia Smirnova with Japanese actresses - MS.

SA Gerasimov autographs - MS.

Hall of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses during the closing ceremonies - LS., PNRM.

The audience - MS., CU.

Prizes Film Festival - MS., PNRM.

Applauds Jury - MS., PNRM.

Above the entrance to the pavilion light inscriptions: "Do not enter", "Shooting", "Quiet» - MS.

Director L. Kulidzhanov on shooting in the pavilion, gives the command to start recording (synchronous) - MS.

Episodes of shooting films in different studios - MS.

Charges projectionist projector, the device works - MS., PNRM.

The operator at the cameras - MS.

G. Kozintsev to shoot (on location) - MS.

Filming of "King Lear", "Goya" (active D. Banionis), "Waterloo."

S. Bondarchuk shooting - MS.


The operator removes the riding machine - MS.