Welcome - Cuba is Saying (1974)

Documentary №7489, 6 parts, duration: 0:58:31
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Monglovskiy U.
Camera operators:Bgancev I., Filatov I., Khodyakov V.
Anouncers:Khmara L.
Text authors:Samoylov E.


About the visit of Leonid Brezhnev to Cuba.

Historical background:

From 28 January to 3 February 1974 in Cuba on an official goodwill visit was the General Secretary of the CPSU, LI Brezhnev and accompanying him on his journey: Politburo member, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the USSR AA Gromyko, the first secretary of the CC CP Ukraine V. Scherbitsky, candidate member of Politburo, the first secretary Lena regional party GV Romanov, Secretary of the CPSU, KF Katushev and other officials.

Temporary description:

Landscapes of the island of Cuba. City of Havana: streets, squares, statue of José Martí. Stay in Havana, General Secretary of the CPSU Leonid Brezhnev and his entourage. Meeting at the airport "José Martí", Soviet-Cuban negotiations. Participate in the negotiations: Leonid Brezhnev, Andrei Gromyko, KF Katushev, VV Scherbitsky, GV Romanov, IV Arkhipov, with the Cuban side: F. Castro, R. Castro, O. Dorticos, R. Valdeo, A. OSART, G. Garcia and others. A Soviet-Cuban friendship in the central square in Havana. Speakers: Leonid Brezhnev, Fidel Castro. Awarding Leonid Brezhnev with the Order of José Martí. Speakers: O. Dorticos, Leonid Brezhnev. Speech by Fidel Castro and Leonid Brezhnev at the opening of the school named after VI Lenin. Visit LI Brezhnev and accompanying persons of school campus in the province Olente Moncada fortress, the historical museum on July 26, Siboney Farm Museum, familiarity with the museum exhibits. Steel Works Havana, Havana bus plant. Sugar cane. Fidel Castro and Leonid Brezhnev sign the Soviet-Cuban declaration. Newsreel of the Cuban revolution, Cuban revolutionaries in the mountains: Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, and others. Fidel Castro talking with peasants. Pass the soldiers of the Cuban Revolutionary Army.

Reel №1

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At the Vnukovo airport leaders of the Communist Party and Soviet government escort LI Brezhnev and accompanying him on a trip to Cuba faces.

Flies "IL-62» - LS.

Sea waves - MS.

Sunrise over the city

Havana - LS. from the top of

Ship at sea - LS.

Palma - MS., PNRM.

Flowering trees - CU.

Pineapple plantation - CU., PNRM.

Coconuts on the palm - CU.

Landscapes of Cuba - LS. with movement

Havana - MS., LS. from the top point., PNRM., LS. Helicopter, street, square in Havana - MS., LS.

Report on the city.

In the streets of the poster with the portrait of Vladimir Lenin - MS.

Placard on the house, "Long live the Cuban-Soviet friendship» - LS.

A man reading a newspaper - CU., MS.

Leaf through a magazine with pictures of LI Brezhnev-CU.

Newspaper photographs, LI Brezhnev - CU.

Interview Cuban girls and boys (simultaneously in Spanish) - CU.

Airfield "Jose Marti» - LS.

Portrait of LI Brezhnev at the airport - CU., PNRM.

Ceremonial welcome LI Brezhnev and his party at the airport "Jose Marti".

Guests at the ramp meet and greet: First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government of Fidel Castro Ruz, President Osvaldo Dorticos Torrado, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Raúl Castro and others .

Workers' representatives with flags and banners at the airport welcome LI Brezhnev.

Report of honor, the passage of troops - different.; Orchestra performs anthem - MS.

Departure LI Brezhnev airfield - MS., Departure.

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Trucks, escorted by an honorary escort pass through the streets of

Havana, festively decorated in honor of L. Brezhnev, on the whole route to the residence of L. Brezhnev welcomed Cuban workers - different.

Havana - LS. the top point, PNRM.

The monument to the national hero of Cuba, and the ardent revolutionary thinker Jose Marti Revolution Square - CU.

The ceremony of laying flowers to the monument of Jose Marti, are Soviet visitors - MS.

LI Brezhnev and his entourage visiting the city - MS., PNRM.

The building of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba - MS.

Negotiations LI Brezhnev and Fidel Castro at the Palace of the Revolution.

On the Soviet side in the negotiations involved: AA Gromyko, VV Shcherbitsky, GV Novels, KF Katushev and others from the Cuban side: the members of the Political Bureau of Raul Castro, Osvaldo Dorticos Torrado, Ramiro Valdeo Armando OSART Guillermo Garcia, Sergio del Valle, member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee Blas Roque and Carlos Rafael Rodriguez, a member of the Central Committee's Foreign Minister Raul Roa and other official face.

A meeting of the Cuban-Soviet friendship in Central Square in Havana, attended by workers of Havana, the representatives of all the provinces - LS., PNRM., MS.

On the podium of the leaders of Cuba, the envoys of the country of the Soviets - MS.

With the speaker Fidel Castro (synchronously in Spanish) - MS.

Listen, applaud - LS., MS.


Poor neighborhoods of pre-revolutionary Cuba - MS.; Cuban poor children - MS., CU.

Batista with a child - MS.

Dance wealthy Cubans - MS.

The fighting of the Cuban rebels.

Fidel Castro and other leaders of the rebel army - CU.

Transformation in the lives of the Cuban people after the bloody overthrow of the Batista dictatorship - the members of the revolutionary council hang ruling; free Cubans working in the construction and in agriculture.

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Newsreel 1959:

Newspaper articles and responses to the events of the Cuban revolution.

The Cuban Revolution - different.

The rally in the central square of Havana - LS., PNRM.

From the platform supports Fidel Castro - MS., LS.

Cameraman shoots - CU.

In a speech at the meeting is the general secretary of the CPSU, LI Brezhnev (synchronously) - CU., MS.

Participants of the rally (in the square, at the podium) listen, applaud - different.

Jubilant people performing LI Brezhnev - different.

Rally participants sing the "Internationale» - LS., MS.

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Manufacturing plant - LS.

Workers working on the construction of the plant - MS.

Shop factory - LS., PNRM.; Worker - CU.

NDP on the machine "Made in the USSR» - CU.

Soviet and Cuban specialists in the shop - MS., PNRM.

Foundry, foundry work - LS., PNRM., MS.

Interview foundry plant "Jose Marti" (simultaneously in Spanish) - CU.

Residential Construction - LS., MS., PNRM.; Construction worker - CU.

Construction worker interviews (synchronously in Spanish) - CU.

Harvesting sugar cane by hand and combine Soviet production - MS., CU.

We combine talking Cuban and Soviet specialists - MS., LS., PNRM.

Soviet tractor working in the field - LS., MS.

Port in Havana - LS.

Sailing ship with the Soviet flag - MS.

Work on Soviet ships from unloading industrial and food products.

Ceremony of LI Brezhnev, the highest award of Cuba - the Order "Jose Marti".

Present at the ceremony: Fidel Castro and other Cuban leaders accompanying LI Brezhnev's travel, employee of the Soviet Embassy.

Cuban President Osvaldo Dorticos Torrado Speaks (simultaneously in Spanish) - LS., MS.; And presents the Order of LI Brezhnev.

LI stands Brezhnev (synchronously) - CU., LS., MS.

Castro and others congratulate LI Brezhnev.

Boarding school.

VI Lenin in Havana suburb - LS. from the top of

The children at the school - LS., MS.; Playing football; gymnastics on the open playground, swim in the outdoor swimming pool.

Castro's arrival, LI Brezhnev and his party at the grand opening of the school.

Schoolboy and greet guests.

Guests visiting classrooms, greet with teachers and students, talking with them.

Rally in honor of the school (evening) - welcome present Castro and L. Brezhnev.

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The opening ceremony of the school gave a speech Fidel Castro (synchronously in Spanish) - MS., And LI Brezhnev (synchronously) - CU., LS.

In memory of the meeting LI Brezhnev gives school portrait of VI Lenin.

The audience listened to - different., PNRM.; Applauded - different., PNRM.

Amateur concert in honor of the school - dancing - different.

Celebratory fireworks - MS., CU.

Arrival LI Brezhnev and his party, and Fidel Castro in the capital of the Eastern Province, the Olente

Santiago - people welcome visitors throughout the journey and on the streets.

Former Moncada Barracks, now a high school campus - LS.

The pupils and teachers are welcome guests, pioneers handed LI Brezhnev pioneer flag - a symbol of friendship between the Cuban and Soviet pioneers tied guests ties.

Soviet visitors and their attendants in the historical museum "26 July", created in one of the buildings of the school campus.

An employee of the museum introduces visitors to the Soviet historical documents, exhibits, telling against the Cuban people for their freedom and independence.

Fidel Castro at the model of the Moncada Barracks tells visitors about the events of July 26, 1953, in which he was involved - MS.

Newsreel 1953:

Episode storming the Moncada Barracks - MS.

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Arrival of the Soviet guests and accompanying persons to the farm Siboney.

On the road to Siboney Olente residents welcome visitors, show scenes from the history of the liberation struggle of Cuba.

Visiting Soviet visitors and persons accompanying them Siboney Farm Museum, visit exhibits depicting the history of the Cuban Revolution.

LI Brezhnev and Fidel Castro in the farm yard at the well, in which the insurgents were hiding weapons, share memories - MS., CU.

Newsreel 1953-1959 gg.:

Footage of the revolutionary struggle of Fidel Castro and his associates.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

World War II - fighting for the liberation of Novorossiysk, photo LI Brezhnev at the front and on the day of victory.

Visiting Havana Bus Factory V. Shcherbitsky, GV Romanov, KF Katushev and ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, N. Tolubeevym.

Friendship Meeting in one of the shops of the plant; Soviet visitors handed the plant staff a memorable gift - sculpture, "Working with the banner", the famous Soviet sculptor I. Shadr.

Sculpture - MS.

Meeting at the Association of Cuban-Soviet friendship.

The conversation with the leaders of the Soviet guests Association - CU., MS.

Conversation LI Brezhnev and Fidel Castro in the park - MS., CU.

The signing of the Soviet-Cuban declaration in a solemn ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution.

Declaration shall be signed by the General Secretary of the CPSU Leonid Brezhnev and First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party, Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government of Fidel Castro.

Present at the signing of Soviet and Cuban officials.

LI Brezhnev donates the Communist Party of Cuba, a sculptural portrait of VI Lenin.

Photographers - MS., PNRM.

Solemn LI Brezhnev and his party at the airport "Jose Marti".

Farewell ceremony LI Brezhnev and his party from the party and the government, with the workers' representatives in Havana.

The aircraft "IL-62" in the air - LS. (Off).

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