The Commonwealth.. (1969)

Film-document №6769 5 parts, Duration: 0:50:56, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Grigorev R.

Script writers: Grigorev R., Ostroumova G., Polyakov N.

Operators: Baykov V., Sologubov A., Tsitron V.

Composers: Gedravichus L.

Anouncers: Khlebnikov A.


Film about a new type of economic relations between the socialist countries on the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.

Historical background

The film, created by the Central Documentary Film Studio documentary filmmaker with the participation of Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia.

Temporary description

The building of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance in Moscow (CMEA). CMEA Session in Berlin, representatives of states - CMEA sign joint documents. Meeting of the Atomic Energy Commission of CMEA. Central dispatch grid "World" in Czechoslovakia. The oil pipeline "Druzhba", passing through the territory of five countries - members of CMEA. Industrial enterprises in Bulgaria, Romania, Mongolia, East Germany, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, which was used in the construction of mutual aid. Furniture production in Romania, East Germany; shoes - in Czechoslovakia. Fashion shows in Poland, Bulgaria, the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Romania. Mongolia. Combine leather goods. Stores of European States and the Soviet Union. Tourists resorts of Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary and Czechoslovakia. Foreign tourists in Moscow. Meeting of the International Bank for Economic Cooperation in Moscow. Exchange of consumer goods, equipment, foodstuffs, industrial raw materials between the countries - members of CMEA.

Reel №1

Marx Prospekt from the Alexander Garden and the Kremlin wall - LS., PNRM.

Moscow with the Moscow River - LS.

Kalinin Avenue - LS.

Kutuzov Avenue, hit a building CMEA - LS.

CMEA building - LS., MS.; PNRM. the building of CMEA and Kalinin Avenue - LS.

The window a man comes through the window and see Kutuzov Avenue Hotel "Ukraine» - LS. (Top point).

The high-voltage power line in the Carpathians - LS., MS.

GDR: industrial landscape - LS.

Poland: plant metallurgical plant "Novaya Guta", pouring metal - MS.

Bulgaria: on a platform driven converter - LS.

Poland to build ships - LS.

USSR are working - MS.

Bulgaria: Sofia (helicopter).

Vineyards on the background domain - LS.

The factory building - LS., PNRM.

Hungary: Budapest, Mount Heller with a monument to the "Freedom" (helicopter).

Parliament House, the new district of Budapest (helicopter).

Oil tanks Saskhalombatte - LS. (Top point).

GDR: Berlin TV tower - LS.

Street of the city square with fountains - LS.

Industrial landscape - LS.

Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar - LS., PNRM.

Street of the city - LS.

Monument of Sukhbaatar - LS.

Building CHP (helicopter).

Train rides on the steppe, he is greeted by a man and a woman on horseback - LS., PNRM.

Poland: Warsaw - LS.; PNRM. Street - LS., PNRM.

Construction of a chemical plant in Polotsk - LS., PNRM.

Romania: Bucharest - LS., PNRM. (The top point) travel on the street - LS.

PNRM. on high-voltage power lines.

Chemical Plant - LS., PNRM.

The Kremlin, Moscow.

Dome with cathedrals - LS., PNRM.

Bratsk hydroelectric plant, PNRM. from the dam to the bubbling water.

The dam is a train - LS.

Hydro turbine hall - LS.

Soars in the air plane "TU-144» - LS.

Astronauts before launch missiles - LS.

Blast-off - LS.

Industrial landscape (the plane).

Czechoslovakia: Prague - LS. (The plane).

Wenceslas Square - LS.

Travel on the street - LS.

Industrial companies - LS., PNRM.

Working in the field of tractors (the plane).

USSR: Building CMEA - LS.

Newsreel of the 40-ies.:

Destroyed during World War II mine - LS.

The miners are on a destroyed tunnel - MS.

Restoration of the ruined depot - LS.

Destroyed Stalingrad - LS. (The plane).

Of German aircraft, equipped for living, go girl, who came to restore Stalingrad - MS., PNRM., LS.

War-torn Warsaw - LS. (The plane).

Destroyed bridges of Budapest - LS. (With motion).

Destroyed houses in Berlin - MS., PNRM.

Implementation of the agrarian reform in the People's Democracy: the division of land - LS., MS., PNRM.

American President Truman put his signature on the Marshall Plan.

Truman and Marshall shake hands.

Residents dismantle the ruins of Warsaw, remove debris from the streets, pass with bricks in his hands.

Excerpt from the communiqué of the meeting of representatives of the socialist countries from January 1949 (the text on the establishment of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance).

People on the street - LS., MS.

Playing children - MS., CU.

In the square sat women baby in the stroller - MS.

Pass mothers with children - LS., PNRM.

CMEA building - LS., PNRM.

Berlin building with flags of the participating countries of CMEA - LS., PNRM.

Session of the Council, working in Berlin - LS., MS.


The meeting in Moscow of the Executive Committee.

The meeting participants perform, listen, write - MS.

Representatives of the countries put their signatures under an assumed common solution - MS.

The work of the standing committees: act speakers, members of the Standing Committee in cargo transportation on railways.

Railwayman sends composition.

Train wheels - CU.

Putting archive CMEA - LS., PNRM.

Boxes of documents on shelves - LS.

Reel №2

Caption: "The people, metal, city."

Bulgaria: Seeing the station Soviet engineers and workers - LS., MS.


Sitting at a table and talks about building returned home Alexander Ilyich Paburov (synchronous) - LS., CU.

Bulgaria: Director mill in Kremikovtzi Gene talks with the workers in the shop, tells Paburove (synchronous) - CU., LS.

Working in the shop works.

Steelworkers at the stove, watching the fuse - different.

Works mill - LS., PNRM.

Poland at the Lenin Steel Works in New Guta talking Polish and Russian experts Mieczyslaw Rangosh and Paul Kurylo.

Old communist Felix Piotrowski and Soviet engineer Anatoly Kolbin - CU.

Works mill - LS. (The top point), CU.

Control panel mill - LS., MS.

By plat is Polish engineer Stanislaw Mihalets, talking to workers - MS., CU.

Soviet equipment for the plant on railway platforms - LS. (With motion).

Plat - LS.

USSR: the mining of iron ore in the open pit mines of Kryvyi Rih in Ukraine - LS.

Multi-ton ore trucks driven by Mining - LS.

Residents of Krivoy Rog in the streets of the city - LS.

General view of the city (the top point).

The streets of Krakow, are residents.

Feeding pigeons in the square.

Streets of New Guta, new areas of the ancient Krakow - LS. (With us).

People on the street - MS.

Skin and Steel Works of Lenin in Nova Huta.

General view of Krakow (the top point).

Mongolia: Two designer in surveying instrument in place of foundation of Darkhan.

Scoring the first peg - CU.

Mongols met column Soviet builders on tractors - LS., MS.

Residential area Darkhan - LS., PNRM.

Darkhan (the plane).

Brick and lime plant, built by Polish specialists - LS.

Mongolian and Polish engineers in the factory - MS.

Shop cement plant built by the Czechoslovak workers - LS.

Construction leather and skin coat factory - LS.

Bulgaria and Mongolia in the construction of the plant: view drawings - MS., PNRM.

Combined Heat and Power building, built with Soviet builders - LS ..

Mongolian operator at the control CHP - MS. (With motion).

Computer room - LS.

Caption: "Energy".

Czechoslovakia: the streets of Prague - LS., PNRM. (Autumn).

People on the streets.

Central control building energy "Peace", which was created on the recommendation of the Standing Committee of CMEA on electricity - LS., PNRM.

Changing daily duty managers, representatives of member countries of CMEA (synchronous) - MS., CU.

Shield with instruments - LS.

The device - CU.

Poland: the building of power plants in Turoshuve - LS.

Coal mining in the mining and power plant in Turoshuve, conveyor and coal - LS.

Computer room power - LS.

Manager at the controls.

Snow drifting on Polish roads, people are pushing stuck car - LS.

Illuminated evening Warsaw - LS.

Illuminated plant in Polotsk - LS.

USSR: the high-voltage power line in the Carpathians - LS.

Mukachevo substation control room, through which elektropotok from the Soviet Union - LS., PNRM.

Burshtyn Dobrotvorskaya and power, giving this electricity - LS.

PNRM. powerline - LS.

Hungary: The high-voltage power line, PNRM. The line at - CU., MS. (Summer).

Works electrician climber - LS., PNRM.

Boy puts out the kerosene lamp - CU.

The village street lights go - LS.

Bulgaria: Energy Complex "Maritsa-East."

Construction of a mountain plant - LS., PNRM. (Summer).

Artificial sea - LS., PNRM.

Romania: mountain landscape - LS. (With motion).

Rock dam power plant on the river Arges - LS., PNRM.

PNRM. from the control panel to the computer room.

Construction climber in the mountain area down with a rope on a steep rock - LS., PNRM.

Helicopter transfers part of the support for high-voltage power lines - LS., PNRM.

Car carrying the supports (helicopter).

The rise of support - LS.

Electrician fix spidermen Aerial - LS., PNRM.

Working in the studio hydro project - LS., MS.

River Danube in the Iron Gates - LS., PNRM.

The study of the Danube on the models - LS.

Construction site in the Iron Gates - LS. (Helicopter), LS.

Talking Yugoslav and Romanian engineers - LS.

Air route over the Danube - LS.

USSR: Leningrad factory gate "Electric power" Kirov platform out of the gate - LS.

Dispatch time at the "Electric power" (synchronous) - MS.

Assembly shop of the plant: the turbine installation - LS., MS.

Romania: Romanian and Soviet engineers in the construction of the Iron Gates - MS. (Summer).

Construction of the Gateway - LS., PNRM.

Ships on the Danube - LS.

Tourists on board - LS., PNRM.

Soviet port of Reni - LS. (With motion).

Loading and unloading in port - LS.

Bulgarian port of Ruse.

Romanian port of Galati: in the port - LS., MS.

Reel №3

Romania on the Danube sailing passenger ship - LS.

From the reeds in the Danube Delta bird takes off and flies - MS.

The machine cleans the reeds - LS.

Appearance Brailovskii pulp mill - LS.

Shop factory, equipped machines and machines from Czechoslovakia, Poland, East Germany, the Soviet Union - MS., CU.

Work in the shop.

Petrochemical Plant in Borzeshti (top point).

Control panel plant - LS.

The plant's products on an assembly line - MS., CU.

New Petrochemical Complex at Burgas - LS., PNRM.

Fertilizer on the line - CU.

Worker bags with fertilizer - MS.

Caption: "The Backbone of black gold."

Hungary: Budapest on the Danube by a cargo ship sailing - LS.

Parliament House - LS.

Oil Plant in Saskhalotbatte, tanks with oil - LS., PNRM.

Capacity of oil in Bratislava (Czechoslovakia), the mills' Leuna "(GDR) in Polotsk (Poland) - LS.

USSR: the "Druzhba" in the Carpathians.

Pipes mountain crossings on open sections of the route - LS.

In the mountains determines if pipeline pipeline walker - CU.

Pipeline section of the river - LS.


Construction of the pipeline in the Carpathians: winding pipe - LS., PNRM., MS.

Volga Region in winter - LS.

Diver dressed in a special costume, get down into the water - MS., CU.

On the snow is explosive.

Construction of the pipeline on Polish soil: winding pipe - LS., MS.

New Year's Eve to the builders Franciszek Glomby are mummers - LS.

The construction of the pipeline in Hungary: docking pipe foreman Laszlo Vaško at the device.

GDR: laying pipe in a trench, running Hans Reinisch and his team.

Czechoslovakia: laying pipes for laying, the project author Zdenek Suhomel.

USSR: a pumping station in the Carpathians - LS.

Neftekombinaty in Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary - LS.

Manufacturing synthetic yarn in Czechoslovakia - CU., LS.

The work of the Hungarian pharmaceutical plant CHINOIN: production, packing and packaging of drugs with the help of machines - different.

Work in shops Chemical Fiber in Guben in the GDR - different.

GDR shops plastic products, lighting equipment, TV sets - LS.

Furniture Fair in East Germany, Romania - MS., LS.

Working for furniture companies GDR, Romania - CU., MS.

Polish hairdressers work - CU.

Review of hairstyles in the competition - MS.

A woman demonstrates jewelry - MS.

CMEA Commission met with samples of new shoes - different.

A shop window with the shoes - MS., PNRM.

Work in a shoe factory shop - MS., LS.

Demonstration of new fashion - MS.

The board layout - MS.

Working in the shop garment factory in Czechoslovakia in Prostějov: cutting and tailoring - MS., CU.

Clothing shop in Romania - LS., CU.; In the Soviet Union - LS.

Work in the shops of the Mongolian plant leather products - MS.

Finished goods - leather jackets - CU., PNRM.

Czechoslovakia: finished coat - MS., PNRM.

Entrance to the store.

Showcase shoe store - MS., PNRM., CU.

Windows of shops and stores on Kalinin Avenue in Moscow - LS. (With motion).

The shops in Poland (samovars, spoons, watches) - CU.

Buyers from bookshops in Moscow - MS.

PNRM. on the shelves with books, with phonograph records - CU.

Selling records.

Playing record - CU.

Hungary: tourists on the bus - MS.

Beaches in Romania, Bulgaria - MS., LS., PNRM. (Top point).

Hungarian restaurant, plays violin - LS., MS.

Tourists on the lake in Poland - LS.

Riders in the old uniforms passing through the streets of the city in the GDR - different.

Czechoslovakia: vintage stroller rides to tourists - MS.

A group of foreign tourists viewing platform on the Lenin Hills in Moscow, PNRM. City - LS.

"Money account like" - inscription.

Meeting of the Council of the International Bank for Economic Cooperation socialism - LS. (Top point).

The meeting participants listen, take notes - MS., CU.

Reel №4

Two employees at the map of the Hungarian National Bank in Budapest - CU., MS.

Streets of New York - MS., PNRM.

Panic on the exchange - LS., MS.

From the bank take out gold bars - LS., CU.

A Hungarian bank staffed.

On the bridge laid gas lines coming from Romania to Hungary.

Hungarian buses "Icarus", sold in the GDR, on railway platforms - LS.

On the streets of Berlin bus passes "Icarus» - LS.

Hungary: processing shop of red-brown bauxite into alumina, which is sent to the Soviet Union - LS.

Finished aluminum shop in Volgograd - LS.

Hungary finished aluminum cable for electrical wiring.

Cable wound on a huge spool - MS.

A ship in port - the cabinet - MS.

Multi-storey residential building - MS., PNRM.

Aircraft in the air - MS.

Putting the Soviet bank staffed - LS., PNRM., CU.

Employee type on typewriters, working on computers and computing - CU.

Czechoslovakia: the pipes for the oil lines - MS., LS.

Building for the USSR to elektrodizeley locomotive factory in Pilsen - LS. (The top point) ready elektrodizel - MS., Hitting.

Beer bottling plant - MS., PNRM.

The work of the automatic line for canneries, received by the Soviet Union from Hungary.

Banks on the line - CU., MS.

The work at the bank of the GDR - MS.

Calculating Machine Works - MS.

New German optics - MS.

Shop car factory, which produces small car "Trabant» - MS.

On the streets of Berlin passes new car "Trabant» - MS.

Assembling the body for the concert hall of the Soviet Union - LS., MS.

Mining of coal bucket wheel excavator from the GDR Muroshuve in Poland - LS.

Jobs in Warsaw bank - CU., MS.

The composition of the coal Turoshuva approaches the boundary of the GDR - MS.

The engineer of the electric window talking to a customs officer - MS., CU.

Runs part of the coal - MS.

Bulgarian Bank, adding machine works - CU.

Assembly shop transistors - LS.

Electric vehicles in the factory yard - LS.

Calculating Machine Works in Bucharest bank - CU.

Machine Ready - LS.

Ready tractor - MS.

Column ready tractors comes from the factory yard - LS.

Caption: "The trade routes - the road."

Work in Mongolian banks - LS.

Calculating Machine Works - CU.

Mongolian face - CU.

A man is typing - CU.

Tungsten Ore - MS.

Carcasses on the line - MS.

Fur on fur base - LS.

Motorcade "Vneshtrans" passes on Chuysk - LS.

The driver of the cab car - CU.

In the car loaded with boxes of isotopes - MS.

In the car loaded books - MS.

In Moscow, the Kremlin embankment and Kalinin Avenue passing cars "Vneshtrans» - LS.

Bulgaria: greenhouse with cucumbers - LS.

Girls gather and pack the cucumbers - CU., LS.

On the streets of Sofia passing car with cargo.

On the tracks are of the combination - LS., MS.

Inscriptions on the cars' GPs. "

Customs officers at the composition.

Passes composition.

Look out the window locomotives Soviet, Romanian, Czech, machinists - CU.

Soviet border guards watching - CU.

Poland: a laboratory in Warsaw, which is constructed for the carriage of containers - LS., CU.

Containers for strawberries - CU.

Railway stations in Poland, Bulgaria and other countries with freight trains - LS.

It takes part of tanks - MS., PNRM.

Ship at sea - LS.

Putting "Sovfrakht" in Moscow, the staff at work - MS., PNRM., MS.

Bulgarian port of Varna - LS., PNRM.

Passenger ship at sea - LS.

Polish Szczecin, Gdansk - LS., MS.

Loading operations - LS., CU.

Putting "Chehofrahta" in Prague: professional staff - MS.

Rotating disk recorder.

Romanian port of Constanta - LS.

Loading of pipes on the ship - MS.

Ventspils in Latvia - MS.

Oil tankers in port.

Construction of ships at shipyards Bulgaria and Poland.

Descent ships the stocks in Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, the Soviet Union, East Germany, Yugoslavia: on board the ship develops a bottle of champagne - LS., MS., CU.

Caption: "The boundless field."

Poultry Research Institute in Ivanka on the Danube in Czechoslovakia - LS., PNRM.

Boxes with eggs - CU.

Weigh chickens - MS., CU.

The construction of irrigation wells in Mongolia - LS.

Sluice - MS., PNRM.

Woman drying peppers - MS.

Lay tomatoes - CU.

Mongol holding watermelon - MS.

Harvesting grain elevator - LS.

Work in the laboratory of the Soviet academician breeder Lukyanenko - CU., MS. (Krasnodar region).

Bulgaria to pour grain truck - MS.

Reel №5

The Hungarian Agricultural Research Institute of the Hungarian Soviet studies barley breeder "Beta 40", looking through a microscope.

An employee measures the length of ears.

Ears of wheat and barley - CU.

Greenhouses in Poland - LS., PNRM.

Experiments on potatoes in the greenhouse: the artificial pollination of flowers - LS., CU.

Pollinated flowers of potato in muslin bags - CU.

Harvesting of grapes, the scientists extracted Bulgaria, on the territory of Moldova - LS., MS.

Bunch of grapes in his hand - CU.

Harvesting grapes in Hungary - LS., MS.

Man of backpack baskets poured into a vat of grapes.

Vinification: The wine flows through the pipes in the shop winery - CU.

In a glass of wine is poured - CU.

Barrels of wine in the cellar - LS.

Bulgaria: The boy and girl are grapes - LS.

Holiday wine.

Man cuts off chunks of bread, PNRM. on the basket of grapes.

Holiday wine in Hungary.

Glasses of sweet wine on a tray, PNRM. to the assembled people - CU.

A man raises his glass, all drinking wine - MS.

Wine tasting at an international meeting of experts-pischivikov CMEA - CU., MS.

Caption: "The wings of thought."

Bulgaria: building a joint Bulgarian-Hungarian society "Intransmash» - LS.

Sign - CU.

Meeting of Bulgarian and Hungarian experts and work in the design office - LS., CU.

The garden machines work: pollinate trees, loose soil, dig a hole - LS., MS.

Manufacturing drawings and blueprints and technical texts in the workshop factory in the Soviet Union.

Poland: conducting experiments in the Mining Institute - LS., CU.

Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences Alexis at work in a laboratory in Moscow - LS., MS.

Chzhebatovsky Polish professor working in the laboratory in Wroclaw - CU.

German professor Bevilogua works in the laboratory in Dresden.

Meeting of scientists in Poland - LS., MS.

German, Hungarian and Mongolian geologists in Mongolia (Winter) - Various.

GDR: the work of German scientists working in laboratories and workshops Telman steel plant in Magdeburg - different.

Two employees at work in the area Beloyarsk nuclear power - LS., PNRM.

Premises and the operation of a hand at the Central Institute of Physics Research in Hungary.

Treatment of patients with nuclear guns - MS., CU.

Bulgaria: the work on the shop floor factory computing - LS., CU.

Assembly of electronic computers "tree."

Finished cars "Tree» - CU.

Poland: assembling blocks of memory electronic computer "Odra 1103" - different.

Telephone operator working in Czechoslovakia - CU.

Assembling automatic telephone exchange on the Czechoslovak factory "Tesla" - different.

Works created in Czechoslovakia hydraulic loom - CU., MS.

Autocar wheeling on shop hydraulic press.

Caption: "The world, capable of surprise."

The industrial fairs and exhibitions organized by the CMEA countries in Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, the German Democratic Republic - LS.

Representatives of companies signing contracts, transactions - MS., CU.

Pavilion of the Soviet Union with the models of spaceships - LS.

Meeting of the 23rd Special Session of the Council of Mutual Economic Assistance in the Reception House in Moscow - LS.

General view of the conference room at the Reception House at a meeting session of the CMEA.

Faces of the workers, engineers from the socialist countries - CU.

Monument to Lenin in the Kremlin - MS., Hitting.

PNRM. from the Moskva River on the building CMEA - LS.