In the land of Astrakhan (1968)

Documentary №76179, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:39
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:V. Tyuhmenev
Screenwriters:Yu. Selenskij
Camera operators:D. Ibragimov
Sound mixer:N. Dorofeeva
Other authors:N. Surovcev


The film tells about the land of Astrakhan, its history, nature, economy and people.

Reel №1

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The flag of the Astrakhan region made the hall a solemn meeting in honor of awarding the order of Lenin.

Attaching the order to the banner, the participants of the meeting applauded standing.

The order of Lenin on the banner of the Astrakhan region.

Volga landscape.

Sailing passenger ship.

The waves behind the boat.

The captain and helmsman on the bridge.

Volga landscape.

The captain translates the arm of the machine Telegraph, looking through binoculars.

Passengers walk on the deck of the ship.

Floats oncoming barge.

There is a hydrofoil.

Landscapes of the Volga Delta.

Tugboat pulling two small barges with cargo on one of the channels.

River landscapes.

Freight and passenger ships on the Volga-Caspian canal.

Landscape at sunset.

It forms one of the channels in the Volga Delta, river landscapes.

The man on the stern of the motorboat.

Landscapes of the Volga Delta.

Seagulls and swans flying over the water.

River birds take off from the water surface.

Blooming water lotuses.

The Lotus flowers.

Water lilies on the water.

One of the fishermen in Astrakhan Tonya winch choose network on the shore.

Removing the catch from the nets.

The face of the fisherman.

The overload of boats caught sturgeon.

Sturgeon on a wooden platform deck of the vessel.

Kind of wooden structures for fish release in the pond for breeding.

The fish in the net.

Landscape of the Volga Delta.

The types of semi-deserts near the Volga Delta.

The sand enters the vegetation.

Excavation work on the construction of an irrigation canal.

The construction of water.

Pouring concrete into the formwork.

A view of oil rigs.

Drillers at work.

The laying of the pipeline.

Welding of pipeline joints.

View of the threads of laid pipeline.

Views of the lake Baskunchak.

Loading the extracted salt into railroad cars on the lake shore.

Camel harnessed to a cart, in the desert, near the flock of sheep grazing.

Shepherd talking with a reporter, the face of the shepherd.

Sheep are run to the watering hole.

Sheep drinking trough.

The train is on the road Astrakhan-Gur'ev.

The trucks on the platforms.

Landscapes of the Volga-Akhtuba floodplain.

Panorama of a running sprinkler.

Ripening on the branches of apples.

Hanging bunches of grapes.

The harvest of the grapes.

Laying the harvested grapes in wooden boxes.

Tomatoes new crop, Packed in boxes.

View of ripe cut watermelon.

Loading watermelons into a truck.

Loading in a truck of cabbages.

Cleaning cabbage, the initial treatment of cabbages in the field.

Truck with cabbage leaves from the field.

Harvesters to harvest.

Harvested rice is poured from the sleeve of the combine.

Surveyors at work.

The expansion of cultivated areas with a bulldozer.

The foreman and tractor are on the field.

View of the irrigation canal.

Calendar: 1968

Locations: Astrakhan region [769]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №2

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Types of domes of Orthodox churches.

The types of the Astrakhan Kremlin.

Chipped steps of the ancient stairs leading to the Volga.

People on the street of Astrakhan.

Types of the Astrakhan Kremlin and the Orthodox cathedrals.

Panorama of Astrakhan river port.

Hydrofoils depart from the Marina.

People walk along the promenade.

Passengers coming down the Gangplank to the ship.

Types of embankments and channels of Astrakhan.

The tram passes over the bridge.

Types of the Astrakhan streets, cars and public transport on city streets.

View of Central square of the city.

Types of streets and houses of the old town.

Types of Orthodox churches and mosques with minarets.

The old theater building.

Carved decorations on the theater building.

Palm trees in the foyer.

View of the hall cafe, a waitress serves the customers.

Visitors at the tables eating ice cream.

View of the building of the Orthodox Cathedral at sunset.

The old buildings of Astrakhan.

A plaque in honor of S. M. Kirov on the wall of one of the buildings.

The excursion goes to the Museum-apartment of Kirov.

A sign of the Museum.

A Portrait Of Kirov.

Customers visiting the office of Kirov, the interior of the Cabinet.

Telephones on the Desk carved chair at the table.

Map of Astrakhan defense of 1919.

Paintings depicting Kirov, governing the defense of Astrakhan.

Monument to the defenders of Astrakhan on one of the town squares.

The figure of the soldier on top of monument.

The Eternal flame, the monument to the heroes of the great Patriotic war.

View of the square leading to the monument.

Kirov monument in Astrakhan.

People on city streets.

Trade books on the street, customers choose books.

Faces of the girls.

Elderly people talking, sitting on the bench.

Grandmother and grandson on the bench.

The faces of the townspeople.

Swans swim in a pond of a city Park.

People on the observation deck at the pond.

View of the observation deck and part of the pond.

People walk along the promenade.

View of new residential houses, flower beds.

View of the new city block (top).

Teams of girls-masons and betonic at work.

Shipping to the construction site of concrete structures.

Panorama of the new residential neighborhood, rides the bus.

View of the weaving mill.

Interior views of the shops of the plant for the manufacture of glass, production processes in the shops.

Production processes at the Astrakhan fish factory, packing fish into cans.

Stacking cans in cartons.

Laying black caviar in jars and weighing of the cans.

Type of automatic line for closing cans with caviar.

Samples of the fish.

Black caviar in banks.

The meat processing sturgeon.

Type of construction crane (bottom).

Installation of metal structures of a new vessel at the Astrakhan shipyard.

Welders at work.

View of the ship under construction.

Launched self-propelled barge.

Training in rowing.

River College students aboard the ship for practice.

The cadets are scrubbing the deck.

Cadets on the deck listening to the teacher explain.

Those cadets.

Cranes in Astrakhan cargo port, handling of cargo in the holds of ships.

Passenger boat passing by barge with trucks.

Buoy on the water, Volga landscape.

Breaker astern of the vessel.

Calendar: 1968

Locations: Astrakhan region [769]

Seasons: Summer [824] Autumn [826]

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