Two mothers (1971)

Documentary №76299, 1 part, duration: 0:09:55
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:A. Sergeev
Screenwriters:P. Sirkes, A. Sergeev
Camera operators:D. Ibragimov
Sound mixer:N. Dorofeeva
Other authors:N. Surovcev


The film is about two mothers - Maria Alexandrovna Fortus and Dolores Ibarruri, who lost their sons in battle with the Nazis in Spain and at Stalingrad.

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View of the monument to the grieving mother.

Women at the monument.

The Eternal Flame burns.

Portrait of Maria Fortus in her youth.

The face of M. Fortus.

The three boys in the photo.

Fortus looks at the photos.

Photo of the boys.

Photo of a boy with a dog-the son of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Catalonia Casanelles and Maria Fortus next to him.

Newsreel of 1931: a revolutionary rally in Spain, photo of Ramon Florian Casanelles with his father.

View of the demonstration in Madrid (above).

People at the rally throw leaflets.

Fortus is sitting at his typewriter.

Photo of Florian as a young man, before leaving Moscow for Spain.

Newsreel 1936-1938: residents of a Spanish city escape from the bombing.

People go down to the bomb shelter.

A man with a child in his arms runs across the street.

Francoist aircraft drops bombs.

The consequences of the bombing.

The body of the deceased woman.

pass orderlies with stretchers.

The faces of people who have lost their relatives.

Photo by Florian Casanelles.

Photo of the Republican pilots.

Photos of F. Casanelles during his training at the flight school and Maria Fortus.

Newsreel of 1937-1938:panorama of one of the blocks of burning Madrid.

Photos of Maria Fortus-translator in the interbrigade.

Maria Fortus looks at the photos.

The sun is behind the clouds.

Photo of Ruben Ibarruri as a child among his peers.

Portraits of Dolores Ibarruri and her son Ruben.

Newsreel of 1936: the Republicans are fighting during the battles for Madrid.

D. Ibarruri delivers a speech.

The gun of the Republicans is firing, alternating with photos of D. Ibarruri with his son at the front.

Evacuation of children, boarding railway cars.

Children go to the train station, alternating with photos of Ruben Ibarruri in the USSR.

Seeing off children leaving for the USSR, in the port, photos of Ruben and his mother.

A unit of the Republican Army is marching.

The cavalry is moving.

Views of burning city blocks (top).

View of the destroyed house.

Photos of R. Ibarruri during his stay in the USSR.

Newsreel of 1941: flying German bombers.

The fighting of the Soviet and German troops, alternated with photos of Ruben Ibarruri.

Soviet anti-aircraft gunners fire at the plane, the plane breaks out.

Battles for Stalingrad in the summer of 1942, alternated with photos of R. Ibarruri.

Street battles in the city, portrait of D. Ibarruri.

Soviet artillery fires during a counteroffensive near Stalingrad.

The corpses of German soldiers.

Attack of the Soviet infantry.

View of a column of captured German soldiers.

Certificate for the medal "For the Defense of Stalingrad", which was posthumously awarded to Ruben Ibarruri.

Monument to the defenders of Stalingrad, view of a residential building in Volgograd.

Types of streets and squares in Volgograd.

Meeting Dolores Ibarruri at the airport after arriving in Volgograd.

Monument to the defenders of Stalingrad in the city park.

D. Ibarruri lays flowers at the monument.

The names of the fallen soldiers, carved on the pedestal of the monument.

Dolores Ibarruri's face.

Flowers at the foot of the monument.

Portrait of Maria Fortus in her youth.

Portrait of Dolores Ibarruri.

Photo of M. Fortus during the Great Patriotic War.

Photo by D. Ibarruri.

People go up to the memorial, the Eternal Flame is burning.


Ibarruri Gomes Dolores -- Spanish politician

Calendar: 1931 1936-1938 1941 1942

Locations: Spain [205] Madrid [873] Stalingrad [947] Volgograd [946]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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