Volga lights № 7 The day before Christmas (1991)

Newsreel №76539, 1 part, duration: 0:10:19, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:M. Ivanova
Camera operators:L. Denisov
Sound mixer:V. Kolodeznij
Other authors:O. Rzhanov



The issue is dedicated to the everyday work of residents of one of the Astrakhan fishing villages.

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A man smears his face with soap before shaving.

View from the window.

Shaving man.

A woman is sitting on the corners of the table.

The boat goes through the broken years.

A woman collects water in a bucket from the river in broken ice.

A woman with a bucket enters the gate.

A man shaves in front of a mirror, sitting at a table.

Fishermen on the shore.

The fisherman lights a cigarette.

Loading a small fishing vessel before going out to fish.

View of a fishing village on the shore.

The oncoming vessel is on the Volga river, the fishermen greet him.

Broken ice on the Volga.

The ship is going through broken ice.

Faces of fishermen.

View of the bow of a ship going through broken ice.

The face of the fisherman.

The tug "Summer" pulls a barge through broken ice.

The face of the fisherman.

A fishing boat "Saratovets" passes by.

Saratovets crew on Board the ship.

Melting ice on the Volga.

Fishermen at the side of the ship.

View of the bow of the ship, crew members on the deck.

The wreckage of ice floes float in the water.

Launching a boat from a ship on the ice in one of the Volga channels.

Unloading of wooden sledges on the ice.

Fishermen pull the boat out on the ice.

Fragments of twigs and prepared firewood on the outskirts of the village.

Bridges on the shore, the bridge is a boat, a fisherman throws a fish on the ice.

Cat sitting in the snow.

Rybak V. E. Statsenko cleans the fish on ice.

Statsenko talks about work and living standards, the dominance of bureaucracy and administrative and command management methods that prevent working (synchronously).

Woman Statsenko Alevtina Fyodorovna collects water in buckets from the bridge near the river, the man stands next to the ship goes along the Volga through broken ice.

Statsenko speaks about the need for revolutionary changes in the methods of farming, about changing the existing system by revolution (synchronously).

Winter rural landscape.

Statsenko drags a felled Bush to the village.

Cows in the yard at the snow-covered haystack.

Statsenko cuts branches in the yard.

Winter Volga landscape.

Reflection of the flame of a burning candle in the window pane.

Calendar: 1991

Locations: Astrakhan region [769]

Seasons: Winter [823]

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