I Am Twenty.. (1969)

Film-document №6722 2 parts, Duration: 0:19:11 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Krichevskiy A.

Script writers: Krichevskiy A., Lomeyko V.

Operators: Artseulov O., Serov YU.


A film about the history of creating the first German state of workers and peasants, about its achievements for the 20 years.

Historical background

October 7, 1969 was 20 years Germanskoy Democratic Republic. The German people, young people - the same age as their republic, festively mark the occasion. To celebrate the return of the GDR Party and government delegations of fraternal republics.

Temporary description

East Germany (GDR). Berlin. Celebrations to commemorate the 20 anniversary Germanskoy democratic republic. The meeting arrived at the celebration of delegations of socialist countries. Present: Leonid Brezhnev, Walter Ulbricht, T. Zhivkov (Bulgaria), Phat Van Dong (Vietnam), I. Peuan (Romania), V. Gomulka (Poland), Y. Tsedenbal (Mongolia), J. Kadar (Hungary). The laying of flowers at the War Memorial in Treptow Park. Demo and military parade. Government of East Germany, members of foreign delegations at the podium. Ball youth. Chronicle of the Second World War. Russia. Meeting of soldiers returning from war. No place of shooting. Destroyed the city. Female apart the rubble. Germany. Return of German soldiers from Soviet captivity. Personnel Chronicle. 1946 Speaker Pieck. 1949 Advocates general Chuikov. In 1949 President Pieck takes the oath O. Grotewohl, W. Ulbricht. 1950th-1960th GG production processes at industrial enterprises of the GDR. Rostock. The descent of the water vessel. Visit to the GDR MA Suslov. Walter Ulbricht presents award Sholokhov. Of a diploma of honorary doctorate cosmonaut Boris Yegorov. Visiting cosmonauts Valentina Tereshkova, Yuri Gagarin. Russia. Novosibirsk. Installing a body established by the masters of the GDR. Concert Choir of the GDR in Moscow (synchronously). Exhibition of paintings by the Dresden Gallery. In 1955 signed a protocol on the transfer of the Dresden Art Gallery, rescued by Soviet soldiers during the Second World War, East Germany.

Reel №1

Festively decorated streets and squares in Berlin to mark the 20th anniversary of the GDR, filled with people - LS. from the top of

Parents with children, boys and girls at the festive streets - different.

Decorated with the state flags of the USSR and the GDR - CU.

In the Berlin suburb of Schönefeld First Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party, Chairman of the State Council of the GDR, Walter Ulbricht, a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the SED, the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the GDR Willi Stoph and other leaders of the Republic met the train arrived CPSU General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev and his delegation.

Walter Ulbricht and LI Brezhnev bypass the guard of honor.

LI Brezhnev was presented with flowers.

Berliners welcomed the Soviet party and government delegation, waving flags.

Arriving guests and welcomes them in cars passing through the streets of Berlin, residents enthusiastically welcome them - LS. with movement

Posters for the 20th anniversary of the GDR on the streets of Berlin - LS., MS.

MS. and CU. persons of German boys and girls.

Ball peers Republic - 20-year-old German boys and girls.

Soviet soldiers dancing with a German girl at the ball.

Dancing couples - different.

Newsreel 1945-1967 gg.:

A meeting of Soviet soldiers demobilized after the war, the Belarus railway station in Moscow.

PNRM. Ruined city of Berlin - LS. from the top of

From the basement of the destroyed house out residents, Soviet troops liberated from the German fascists - different.

Berliners clear away from the ruins.

Arrival in Berlin train with the returning POWs from the Soviet Union, relatives and friends greeted them.

Construction in the German city after the war - different.

Joint Congress of the Communist Party of Germany and the Social Democratic Party, which merged these parties to the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) - April 1946.

Wilhelm Pieck and Otto Grotewohl shake hands.

Pieck a speech at the convention.

PNRM. Banners united party and a new party - the SED - MS.

In October 1949, General of the Army Vladimir Chuikov on behalf of the Soviet military administration transfers power to an interim government of the German Democratic Republic.

Session of the German People's Council, in which November 7, 1949 was established the German Democratic Republic - LS.

Wilhelm Pieck read manifesto proclaiming the German Democratic Republic.

President Pieck GDR takes the oath of the first Prime Minister Otto Grotewohl and members of the new government.

Construction of residential buildings, industrial plants in various parts of the GDR - different.

Construction of a nuclear reactor in the GDR with Soviet scientists - MS.

Construction of a powerful refrigerator for the GDR at the Leningrad shipyard - place your boat in the water - LS., PNRM. (1958).

Launching the stocks of Rostock in East Germany a new vessel for the Soviet merchant fleet.

German shipbuilder and a Soviet sailor shake hands.

Construction of residential houses in the cities of the German Democratic Republic

German builders at work - different.

Street of new houses - LS., PNRM.

TV tower in Berlin, built by the Soviet Union - LS., PNRM., Departure.

Arrival soil scientist, candidate SH MK Sciences Beloshanko in East Germany in 1951.

Maria Beloshanko lecture to students in the University of Jena.

Students listen to - MS.

Soviet and German workers share their experience machining on the machine - MS., CU.

Walter Ulbricht in Moscow, November 5, 1967 as a gift conveys the Leipzig publishing layout, which was printed in the first issue of Lenin's newspaper "Pravda", MA Suslov and others take the gift (in the Central Lenin Museum).

Monument VI Lenin, rescued German workers during the war (the monument installed in

Eisleben - GDR).

German children at the monument.

Reel №2

Order of the GDR "Big Star Peoples Friendship» - MS.


Walter Ulbricht in Berlin presents "Great Star of Friendship of Peoples" and the degree of Chevalier of the Order of the Soviet writer Mikhail Sholokhov, in June 1964.

Those present at the ceremony, congratulating the Order Sholokhov with reward - different.

Sholokhov thanks for the award.

November 18, 1958 in the Moscow Kremlin, Academician DV Scriabin presents outstanding German writer and peace activists to Arnold Zweig International Lenin Prize.

Soviet cosmonaut BB Yegorov in Berlin March 31, 1965, scientists of the University of Berlin awarded Honorary Doctorate.

Residents of one of the German cities enthusiastically welcomed the Soviet cosmonauts Yuri Gagarin and Vladimir Tereshkova - different.

Awarding the Order of the Red Star in 1966, the German Erich Drengneru, who saved the life of a Soviet officer Semenov during the war with the German Nazis.

Semenov and E. Drengner hug.

Joint military exercises of the Soviet Army and the Army of the GDR, united Union Warsaw Pact - 1969 - travel plans tank units.

Experts from the German Democratic Republic in 1968, set in the Great Hall of the Novosibirsk Conservatory organ, made by the German company on request of Novosibirsk.

Musician checks sounding body - legs performer on keyboards body - MS., PNRM.

Organ Pipe Systems - LS.

Soviet composer AI Khachaturian in the GDR rehearses with musicians Leipzig Philharmonic - 1967 (synchronously).

Speech choir in the GDR in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses at the closing concert of the Days of Culture of the GDR in the RSFSR (simultaneously in German).

Paintings from the Dresden Gallery, rescued by Soviet soldiers during the war with the German fascists - different.

"Sistine Madonna" by Raphael - CU., MS.

Newsreel 1955:

The signing of the protocol on the transfer of the German people of paintings from the Dresden Gallery, rescued by Soviet soldiers - 1955.

Monument to Russian soldiers in Treptow Park in Berlin - different.

People of different ethnic groups, one by one, families go to the monument to the Russian soldier - different.

Young Germans are a garland of glory to the monument.

Walter Ulbricht, Willy Stoph, LI Brezhnev, W. Gomulka, Kadar, Tsedenbal, Todor Zhivkov, Pham Van Dong and others are sent to the Russian soldier monument, laying a wreath at the monument and honor the memory of the liberators minute silence.

Former Nazi death camp at Buchenwald, now - the museum - LS.

Gate of the camp, barbed wire - fence, the crematorium chimney - MS., PNRM., MS ..

E. Thalmann grave in the camp, where he was killed - MS., PNRM.

Monument to prisoners in the camp of Buchenwald.

The eternal flame in memory of "Unknown resistance fighter» - MS.

Soldiers with banners commemorating the fallen freedom fighters - LS., MS.

Young men and women of the Free German Youth march come with torches lit from the eternal flame at the grave "Unknown resistance fighter» - LS., MS.

Military parade in Berlin to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the GDR: column of troops in the square, the march of tank units, missiles are - different.

Walter Ulbricht, W. Damask, LI Brezhnev, the heads of delegations of various countries on the podium during the military parade and demonstration of working people.

Columns of demonstrators with flags, banners are on the area - different.

PNRM. area during the demonstration.