"Metelitsa" Is On the Ski-Track.. (1969)

Film-document №6726 2 parts, Duration: 0:18:00, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Konovalov V.

Operators: Mikhaylov L.

Text writers: Rukhanen R.


The ski marathon (Moscow-Leningrad-Helsinki-Tokyo) performed by the team of Soviet female skiers "Metelitsa" ["Snowstorm].

Historical background

In February 1969 a team of Soviet skiers "Snowstorm" has moved Moscow - Tornio, on the 100-th anniversary of VI Lenin. Sportswomen visited Lenin's memorial sites in Finland and were received by President WC Kekkonenom.

Temporary description

A film about a ski run of the Soviet women's ski team "Snowstorm", dedicated to 100 anniversary of the birth of VI Lenin on Lenin places in Finland. Skier cross state borders, say goodbye to the guards. Movement skiers on the highway. Forest. Blizzard. Types Lahti, Helsinki, Tornio, Turku, Tampere. Soviet women visit museums of Lenin, meet with NOS Kekkonenom, dines visiting taxi driver V. Tolonen.

Reel №1

Snowy woods on a sunny day - MS.

Blizzard, blowing snow on the road.

Lahti - LS., PNRM.

Street with modern houses.


The building, built on the site of the house where in 1917 stayed VI Lenin - LS.

Residents Lahti escorted Soviet athletes traveling to Helsinki.

The driver of the cab waving hand - MS.

The emblem of the City of Helsinki - CU.

Station square and the building of the Central Station in Helsinki - LS.

Russian Cathedral in Helsinki - LS.

Traffic on the streets of the city - LS.

Soviet athletes through the streets of the city.

The house in which VI Lenin was hiding in the summer of 1917 from the then city police chief - the Social Democrat Gustav Rovio - LS. PNRM.

The plaque on the house - CU.

Pictures of Soviet skier - CU., MS.

Entrance of the house - MS.

Finnish veteran Democratic Movement Sylvi Külliki Kilpi introduces Soviet athletes with his book "Lenin and Finns» - CU., MS.

Turns the pages of a book with pictures - CU., MS.

Tornio plant building, through which the April 15, 1917 VI Lenin arrived in Finland, returning from exile in Russia.

The plaque on the building - MS.

Outside the station, a 74-year-old railway worker Carlo Brus tells athletes how at this time he saw the VI Lenin - MS., CU.

PNRM. from the station to the train departing from platform - LS.

Receiving President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Soviet athletes.

Finnish small children learn to ski - LS. PNRM.

Finnish boy on skis - LS.

School children run to meet the Soviet athletes - LS.

Reel №2

Passing cars on the highway - LS.

Snowy forest - MS. PNRM.

Trees in the snow.

Spruce branches in snow hats - MS.

Soviet skiers visiting taxi driver V. Tolonen.

Turku, one of the streets - LS. PNRM.

Port of Turku to the challenges laid up vessels.


The vessel named "Novokuznetsk" built by order of the Soviet Union - CU.

Soviet skiers visiting the city.

PNRM. a plaque on the building - home of the Social Democrat Walter Borg to December night in 1907, Lenin arrived secretly, to go on the ice and then the Gulf of Finland to the nearest island, where you can safely get the boat going to Stockholm - MS.

Homes in the county Parainen where there was Lenin, heading to the island.

Frozen River, reeds - LS. PNRM.

Museum VI Lenin in

Tampere with a bas-relief on the wall of the leader of the building where the conference was held Tammerforskaya the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party - LS., MS.

Skiers are attached to the memorial flowers - MS.

Museum director A. Laakso introduces skiers with exposition "Lenin and the Finns."