Austria – Yesterday and Today. (1970)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Koloshin A.

Script writers: Bay V., Koloshin A.

Operators: Koloshin A.

Anouncers: Zhzhenov G.


The film is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Austria. The film depicts the country’s history and present time, political situation in Austria.

Historical background

The film draws upon the Central State Archive of Cinema and Photo Documents of the USSR and the Austrian newsreels.

Reel №1

Hand shows Austria map, PNRM. the inscription in German - CU.

Photo: View of Vienna - MS. PNRM.

Vienna, the old cathedral - MS. PNRM.

Passing cars - MS., PNRM. by flowering chestnut trees - MS.

Cab rides (open carriage with a coachman) - MS.

Playing a military band - MS.

People meet the Soviet military boats arrived on an official visit to mark the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Austria - MS. PNRM.

Flags on poles - MS.

Danube river, float barges - LS.

The boat sails on the Danube - LS.

The girl in national costume waving from the shore flag sailed past the riverboat - LS.

Austrian sailors on the ship, one looks through binoculars - MS. PNRM.

Swims Soviet warship - LS., MS.

Soviet sailors on deck - LS.

Our people waving their hands - MS., CU. PNRM.

Rayskhbryuke bridge over the Danube - LS. PNRM.

Under the bridge float boat, boat - CU. PNRM., MS.

Greeters - MS. PNRM.

Soviet sailors gave a report to the USSR Ambassador to Austria BF Podtserob - CU.

Remove reporters - CU.

Former commander of the Danube Flotilla, which participated in the battles for the liberation of Vienna, the Austrian officer greets - CU.

Pass the Soviet officers, PNRM. the orchestra - LS.

Person to meet (most older) - CU.

Car drives off with the guests - CU. PNRM.

A policeman salutes - CU.

Monument to Soviet Soldier-Liberator Square Schwarzenberg Platz - MS.

Soviet sailors lay wreaths at the monument, PNRM. Guard - MS., LS.

The commander and officers salute - MS. PNRM.

Sailors are - different.

Newsreel 1939-1945.:

Tanks on the fleeing soldiers (the capture of Vienna forces W and P Ukrainian Front) - MS., LS.

Shoot "Katyusha» - LS.

An officer in the dugout - CU. PNRM.

Passing tanks - MS.

Soldiers build a bridge, run across the bridge - MS., LS.

Soldiers are running down the street - LS., MS., Shoot - MS.

The soldiers on the stairs of the palace, the square in front of the palace - LS.

Car drives - CU., MS.

Passing tanks, PNRM. the gun - CU.

The soldiers run through a wall, firing machine guns - MS.

Held German prisoners - CU., LS.

Radio operators are pulling wire - MS. PNRM.

Viennese waving hats, hands, meeting of Soviet soldiers - CU., MS.

The troops are to Parliament - MS.

Fireworks in Moscow on Red Square in honor of the capture of Vienna (13/04/45 g) - LS.

Monument to Soviet soldiers in Austria (Vienna), PNRM. on banners - MS.

Cemetery of Soviet soldiers - LS.

Crowns are with wreaths, lay wreaths - MS.

Austrian girl straightens flowers at the grave of Soviet soldiers (visible inscription "died a heroic death») - MS.

Acts mayor of Vienna, a retired general, a socialist Theodor Körner - CU., LS.

The opening of the monument to Soviet soldiers in Vienna - unveil - LS.

People on the streets of Vienna, are fiacres - MS. PNRM.

Journalist Otto Horn speaks at the fair with rims of different ages and backgrounds, asking when and by whom was liberated Vienna (Viennese majority can not correctly answer the questions) (simultaneously in German) - Various.

O. Horn talks to young people, girls, students (synchronous) - Various.

PNRM. a Ferris wheel at the people sitting at the flowerbeds - MS.

There is a small boy - CU.

Baby car rides - MS.

Attraction "Air Road" in the park - MS. PNRM.

Newsreel "Wheel" in the war - LS.

Swings in the park during the war - MS.

Spinning carousel - MS. PNRM.

PNRM. on motorcycles - LS.

Austrian newspapers - CU.

Reel №2

Communist newspaper "Folkshtimme» - CU.

Photo: Monument to Soviet soldiers in Vienna - MS.; Austrian laying wreaths at the monument to the Communists - CU., MS. PNRM., Departure, youth with banners at the monument - MS. PNRM.

Acts Franz Missouri - Chairman of the Communist Party of Austria (synchronously in German) - MS., Hitting.

Day demonstration CPA - girls walk past posters - MS. PNRM.

Balloons - CU., PNRM. the demonstration - CU.

Demonstrators communist banners wheeling (in German), are carrying red flags, waving their hands (the parliament building) - MS. PNRM.

The demonstrators are carrying portraits of Marx and Lenin - MS., PNRM. to the podium.

Leaflets with portraits VI Lenin, issued in honor of the anniversary of Lenin - CU. PNRM.

Girls make out leaflets - CU. PNRM.

Youth's stand on Lenin's party at Stadthalle - Parse literature - MS.

Boys and girls sitting on the floor, dismantled questionnaire quiz "questions about Lenin", organized by the Austrian-Soviet Friendship Society - MS., CU.

Hands are laid questionnaire - CU. PNRM.

PNRM. on a poster of the VI Lenin - CU.

Meeting devoted to Lenin - LS.

Listening - CU.

The Bureau - MS.

A young man sees the book - CU. PNRM.

Leafing through a book with pictures of Lenin - CU.

People at the exhibition dedicated VI Lenin - different.

Continued Communist May Day demonstration - are protesters with banners, slogans, etc. - Different.

Tribune, a poster with the hammer and sickle - MS. PNRM.

Watching people passing by the demonstration - CU. PNRM.

Looks old - CU.

Are people with a child dressed in traditional Austrian costume - MS.

F. Muri on the podium - CU. PNRM.

The young officer - CU.

Protesters walk past the sculpture - LS.

PNRM. the building of the Parliament with the sculptures - LS.

Are members of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Austria Friedl Fyurnberg (simultaneously in German) - CU., MS.

Person listening (mostly older men) - CU. PNRM.

F. and F. Muri Fyurnberg sing the "Internationale» - CU.

People sing the "Internationale» - LS., PNRM. the top point.

Newsreel of the post-war years:

Pass demonstrators with flags - LS.

Are communists, socialists - CU.

On the podium Theodor Körner - CU.


Day demonstration Austrian Socialist Party (a red flag - three arrows in a circle): are the demonstrators with banners and placards - CU., MS.

Passes Orchestra - MS.

A man carrying the banner, PNRM. children on bikes with slogans - MS.

Conductor with baton - CU.

On the podium of the socialists, among them Bruno Kreisky, chairman of the Austrian Socialist Party, the Prime Minister - CU. PNRM.

Demonstrators held - LS., The top point.

PNRM. from the podium at City Hall - LS.

A poster with a knight - MS. PNRM.

Aristocratic reception - MS.

Workers look - MS. PNRM., With movement.

Smiling face working - CU.

B / W:

To the President of Austria Franz Jonas (interview) (synchronously in German) - CU.

Group of young people - CU., MS.

Girls - CU.

Students are engaged - CU.

Young people dancing - MS. PNRM.

Guys play the guitar, the drums - CU.

Young people on the street - LS.

People on the street - MS.

Women see showcase glasses, bags in the store - CU., MS.

Young guy is working for the machine - CU.

A young man in glasses - CU.

Photos of destroyed houses - LS.

Photo youths, women, old man - CU.

Photo: Villa Hitler in Bavaria - CU., MS.

Newsreel 1936:

Nazis marching - CU.

The Nazis are in Austria - LS.

A sign in German - CU.

Nazis raised barrier - CU.; Clean barrier - LS.

Nazis marching - LS.

Boy looking up, man - CU.

The plane flew over the cathedral in Vienna - LS.

The underground Communist newspaper "Red Flag" ("Red Flag») - CU .. departure.

Nazi orchestra plays - MS.

Piled on top of the swastika - MS., LS.

Passing Nazis riding - LS.

Austrian Fuhrer on the balcony - LS.

Screaming woman greeting the Fuehrer - CU.

Nazi machine on parade - LS. PNRM.

Armored cars at the factory - MS.

Munitions factory - MS.

NDP on the car in the German language - MS.

Passing freight train - MS.

Are the Austrian Nazi troops - LS. PNRM.

Officers bypass troops - LS.

A woman leans over a newborn baby - CU.

Reel №3

Newsreel 1945:

A crowd - LS.

In a crowd of people flying leaflets - LS.

People grab and read the leaflets - MS., LS. PNRM.

A man reads a leaflet sent by the Red Army - CU.

Speakers - MS. PNRM.

People listen - CU.

Marshal FI Tolbukhin and other Soviet officers - CU. PNRM.

The people in the area - LS. PNRM.

PNRM. at city hall - top down - LS.

Hall comes from the new interim government of Austria - LS.

People welcome - MS.

Pass a Socialist Chancellor Karl Renner, the Communists, led by the Vice-Chancellor Johann Koplenig, the leaders of the Austrian "People's Party» - CU., MS.

A man looks with light - MS.

Karl Renner and Soviet military leaders shake hands - MS. (27/04/45 g).

Members of the government lifted the steps of Parliament - LS.

Parliament session in the hall - LS.


Clean the statue - LS., CU.

Newsreel 1945:

Dancing people in the square - LS. PNRM., MS.

Conductor - CU. PNRM.

Children play in the ruins of the house - LS.

Couple dancing on the square - CU.

People watching from the balcony - MS.


Dance the waltz at the ball - MS., LS.

Building a new home - MS. PNRM.

New homes - MS. PNRM.

Ball at the Opera - LS., MS.

Austrian President F. Jonas passes through the hall - CU.

People on the street - MS.

Workers look - CU., MS.


Man cuts the ribbon - MS.

First tram rides - MS.

People wave their hands - MS.

The orchestra - MS.

Karl Renner and the Soviet military at the opening of the bridge - MS.

The steam locomotive is a bridge - MS.

People walk across the bridge (marching) - LS.

People read newspapers - LS., CU. (From behind).

People go to the polls - MS.

Old vote - CU.

The Bureau of the Congress of Trade Unions - LS.

He spoke - MS.

General view of the room.

Listening - CU., MS.

The emblem of the Austrian Trade Union - MS.

Demonstration of workers - LS., MS. PNRM.

Rally - LS. PNRM.

Police beat demonstrators with batons - MS.

Fleeing demonstrators - CU.

Demonstrators with sticks - LS. PNRM.

Protesters on the roof - MS.

Police car - MS.

Spoken policemen - MS.

A jet of water from the police cars - LS. PNRM.

Police dragging demonstrators - MS., CU.

Looking woman - MS.

Posters in German - MS.

Soldiers measure the area for the construction of a U.S. military base - MS.

U.S. soldiers go - MS. (Back).

Are the people with placards: "Hands off Austria» - MS. PNRM.

People read the inscription on the sidewalk - MS. PNRM.

Different people have signed the proclamation of the Covenant between the great powers of the world - CU., MS.

People on the street with leaflets - MS.

Demonstration for peace, people pass on bicycles - MS., CU.

Passing car with the slogan - CU.

People waving their hands (in the square) - LS.

Newsreel 1955:

The signing of the State Treaty at the Palace Belvedere (15/05/55 g) - LS.

Journalists and photographers - LS.

Applaud diplomats - LS.

The people in the area rejoices - LS., CU.

The heads of government on the balcony - LS.

State Treaty - CU.

Person laughing girls - CU.

Clap your hands - CU.

Swinging bell - CU.

Flying the national flag of Austria - MS.

It takes a little kid with a ball - MS. (Back).

Signs in German - MS.


Television tower - MS. PNRM.

Mock UN buildings - LS. PNRM.

UN Secretary of State William Tang and others visiting the layout - MS.

Flying a foreign flag - CU.

The building of the Congress of Vienna - MS.

Flags of different countries on the building - MS.

The square in front of Belvedere Palace - LS. PNRM.

B / W:

Electric drives up to the platform - MS.

The train leaves the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Semenov - head of the Soviet delegation arrived for the opening of the Soviet-American talks on limiting strategic arms - MS.

Shoot photographers - MS., CU.

Greeters greet guests - CU.

Semenov and his party - CU.

The head of the U.S. delegation diplomat Gerald Smith down the ramp, who arrived at the airport Schwechat - MS.

Members of the U.S. delegation - MS.

Belvedere - LS.

The first working meeting: Vladimir Semenov and D. Smith shake hands - LS.

The participants of the meetings at the negotiating table - different.


Austrians go in national costumes - MS., CU. (Winter).

Industrial landscapes - LS., MS.

Oil rigs - LS.

Works crank mechanism - CU.

Rig - CU.

Chemical plant - MS. PNRM.

Control panels in the factory, working at the controls - MS.

Blast furnace - MS.

Melting - steel shed - MS.

Worker looks through the plate - CU.

Welder - CU.

Work is considering drawing, PNRM. the other working - MS.

Rising industrial parts - MS.

Laying pipe - MS.

Heavy rides the pipe - MS.

Locked car hood - CU.

Working young worker - MS.

Laboratory technicians at work, hands in rubber gloves for partition - MS., CU.

Boiling liquid in the flask - CU.

Gas stoves on the line, the girl at work - MS.

Manufacture of skis - the guy is wheeling skiing, she checks them - CU., MS.

The guy in the store examining skiing - MS.

The farmer mows the grass - MS.

Young farmer is hay - LS.

Hands harvested grapes - CU., PNRM. face.

Farmers are baskets of grapes, pour it into the tank - MS., CU.

Colorful travel brochures and photos with views of Austria - CU., Impact, departure, PNRM.

Snowy Mountains - LS.

Road in the mountains - LS.

Cableway - up and down the cabin and people skiing - CU., LS.

Vienna streets, passing bus - MS.

Through the arch old street car rides - MS.

Bridge, forest range - LS.

Landscape with highway - LS.

View of the city, the square - LS.

House of Mozart with the inscription in German - CU.

Watching tourists - MS.

PNRM. according to an old house down performance on the stage, the audience sitting in the - MS.

Actors in period costume on stage - MS.

Photographers - MS., CU.

The priest blesses the wine - MS.

People clink glasses - MS.

Clink girls in national costumes - MS.

Spinning rod with ribbons - CU.

Procession in traditional costumes - LS.

Passes Orchestra - CU.

It takes a bearded man with a sword - CU.

Austrians held with axes - MS.

The girl is at the head of the procession - CU., MS.

People watching - LS., Departure, impact.

People in national costumes and traditional dancing the polka - LS., MS.

The man's face - CU.

Look young - LS.

People stand on the square - MS.

Reel №4

The audience in the cinema - MS.

B / W:

Austrian film magazine titles in German - MS.

Conducted against the background of the dancers - MS.

Ball Vienna Stadthalle pensioners: the orchestra plays the trumpet - MS.

The old man invites an old woman to dance - MS.

Elderly couples dancing the waltz - LS., MS.

Evening, held for the young Austrian People's Party in Styria, in preparation for the elections: PNRM. from the drum to the drummer, the inscription in German - CU.

PNRM. with the dancing youth orchestra - MS.

Hands on elektroorgane - CU.

Dancing boys and girls - MS.

Guitarist - CU. PNRM.

Dancing feet in fur boots - CU., PNRM. down to the drummer drums - CU.

Mustached man sitting - CU. (Photo).

Man breaks arm board - MS.

People at the table applauded - MS., Hitting.

Street, it's snowing - LS.

People go to the polls in the Austrian Parliament - LS.

Output of the car a woman on crutches - MS.

Posters three parliamentary parties: the People, the Socialist and Free - CU.

Struggle "Ketch" in the ring - different.

Viewers - MS.

Dr. B. Kreisky, a representative of the winning party, shakes hands - MS.

Operator with camera - CU.

President F. Jonas shakes hands with B. Kreisky - LS., MS.

Handshake - CU.

Wave the flag on the building - MS. PNRM.

Models demonstrate the model of evening dresses, suits and other garments (of cotton fabrics, unusual style) - Various.

The building of vocational schools - LS.

Women sew on the sewing machine - MS.

The guys in the shop - MS. PNRM.

Master teaches students - MS.

Woman tailors coat - MS.

Another girl at the loom - CU.

Teen face at work - CU. PNRM.

Engineer explains teen job - MS. PNRM.

Disciple wrote the numbers on the board - CU. PNRM.

Pupils in the classroom - CU. PNRM.

PNRM. on posters - MS.

Young people are eccentric types - MS., CU.

Actors in the audience - talk to them - MS.

Performance of: boys and girls in Indian costumes sing and sway, sitting on the stage - different.

Black girl - CU.

Sitting at a table eaters.

Men eat eggs - CU.

Basket with eggs - CU.

Animation: eggs disappear from the basket (multrabota).

The orchestra - MS.

Put a wreath on Adolf Entsebaha who ate 26 eggs in 30 minutes and received the title of "Mr." Fresh eggs "seventy, - CU.

The flags on the building - CU., MS.

International Industrial Exhibition in Vienna - LS.

People look at the tires - MS. PNRM.

Part of a machine - CU.

Interior exhibition - LS.

Pavilions of different countries - general

Advertising in a carousel - MS.

Hall Chemistry - MS.

Hall of Nations - LS.

Pavilion of the USSR - CU. PNRM.

The interior of the pavilion - the poster photo VI Lenin and the dates of his life - LS. PNRM.

Watching people, PNRM. on the running machine - MS. PNRM.

Car "Moskvich", "Volga" in the pavilion - CU. PNRM.

Exhibition in Vienna - LS.

Snowy Mountains - LS.

The girl's face - CU.

Skiers waving sticks, zigzagging down the mountain - LS., MS.

Glide skis - CU.

Skiers jump from a springboard - MS.

Skiers fall - LS., MS.

Passing water skier jumps from a springboard - MS.

Falling water-skier - MS.


The audience in the theater applauded - MS.

Mauthausen: man at a table at an outdoor cafe, PNRM. on the street, talking to women - CU., departure, impact.

Cafe on the street - MS., Departure.

It takes a man in a white apron, PNRM. by old houses - MS.

The highway passes cyclist, motorcyclist then - MS.

Travel to the statue of Christ (at the fountain) - MS.

Church - LS. PNRM.

"March of Silence" of former prisoners of Mauthausen on the day the 25th anniversary of the camp's liberation: is a column with the numbers of people on the chest - LS., MS.

The old woman wheeling a bicycle - MS.

People go in the column, holding each other by the hand - MS. departure.

B / W:

Opens the door to the prison cell - MS.

It with a lattice - CU.

Barbed wire - CU.

The prison - MS.

Hooks on the ceiling - CU. PNRM.


Pass the former inmates of Mauthausen - MS.

PNRM. on the prison wall with plaques, wreaths and wall - MS. PNRM.

Barbed wire - CU.

Monument to the Hero of the Soviet Union Dmitry Karbysheva - sculpture.

Plaque wreaths at the monument - MS., PNRM.

Daughter Helen D. Karbysheva Karbysheva talks with former prisoners of Mauthausen - MS., CU.

Reel №5

People go to the camp, waving flags of different countries - LS.

And solemn funeral ceremony at Mauthausen: there are people - different.: Persons - CU.

Archbishop of Vienna is Kenep solemn Mass in the camp parade ground - MS.

Passes Orchestra - MS.

People carry banners - MS.

Laying wreaths - MS., LS.

Is a young soldier with a gun - CU., Departure.

There are two old ladies - CU.

Prison bars on the window - CU.

Smoke, PNRM. at the Eternal Flame - CU.

Flowering branch of barbed wire - CU.

Prison yard - MS. (Filmed running the operator).

The walls of the courtyard, paving stones - MS. PNRM. the sky.

Monument to victims of Mauthausen - sculptures of people with raised fists - CU. PNRM.

Statue of Christ - CU. PNRM., Departure.

Street cafe, PNRM. by old houses - LS. PNRM.

Soldier's meeting revanchists in Wiener Neustadt - LS.; Passes musician with plates, PNRM. feet - CU.

Veterans pass-fascists - CU., LS., MS.

Sneaked Nazi banners - MS., CU.

Pass the organizers of the meeting - MS.

Are an old man by the hand - MS.

An old man in a wheelchair - MS.

Major participants.


Suitable locomotive - CU.

Pass cars with the Austrians, the former prisoner in the Soviet Union - MS., LS.

Look greeters - CU.

Soldiers and meeting kiss pass, embracing - CU., MS.

Are soldiers with their wives and children - LS.

Soldiers out of the building - MS.


Continuation of the meeting revanchists: are neo-Nazis - LS.

Playing participants - CU.

Higher Austrian generals are down the line - LS. PNRM.

Uniformitarian with rifles - MS.

Generals salute - LS., MS.

Seated participants - CU., MS.

Hitler's orders - CU. PNRM.

Marking on tanks - CU., MS. PNRM.

Mass graves of Soviet soldiers in Wiener Neustadt (name fighters on the stone slabs and large red stars) - MS. PNRM.

Austrians are carrying wreaths and lay them on the graves - MS.

Graffiti made by the Viennese students: "The United States - is SS", "U.S. - this is fascism" (in German) - CU.

Entrance to the University of Vienna - MS. PNRM.

Students handing out leaflets on the stairs - LS.

Demonstration: The students are carrying Vietnamese flag, slogans in German, stuffed - LS., MS. PNRM.

Students on the move beat drums, play the guitar - MS. PNRM.

Students run with flags - MS.

Lamp is flashing police car - CU.

B / W:

Student demonstration, PNRM. a police officer - MS., CU.

Girls' faces, shouting slogans - CU.


Shop windows at night - MS.

Street at night (the rain) - LS., MS.

Tram rides - MS.

Passing cars - MS.

Glowing carousel, face toy cars - MS., LS. PNRM.

People laugh - CU.

Whirling carousel lights - MS. (Night).

Carousel Day - MS.

People dancing in the street and play around - MS. PNRM.

Dancing feet - CU.

Poodle dog runs - MS.

Pass students with anti-war posters and slogans - MS.

Watching little boys - CU., Departure.

Photo: hand shows Austria Map - CU., Hitting.