Lower Povolzhie № 27 (1966)

Newsreel №77190, 1 part, duration: 0:10:18, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:A. Sergeev
Camera operators:A. Pimenov, S. Avloshenko, K. Lavigin, Yu. Selivanov
Text authors:Ya. Yavchunovskij
Other authors:N. Surovcev


The issue is devoted to various aspects of life in the Saratov, Volgograd, Astrakhan and Tambov regions.

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Two men walk along the Volga hydroelectric dam.

Types of the HPP engine room.

The dispatcher is on the phone.

The dispatcher comes out of the glass booth, examines the control and measuring devices.

Newsreel of 1950: conducting survey work on the site of the future construction of the hydroelectric power station.

Taking soil samples.

Study of flow directions.

Excavation work on the construction site of the hydroelectric power station in 1951, the driver of the excavator in the cab.

Concrete work has begun on the construction of the hydroelectric dam.

Participants of the solemn rally applaud.

Laying concrete in the body of the dam.

Dump trucks pass by.

The driver in the cab of the dump truck.

Panorama of the hydroelectric power station under construction.

The explosion of the bridge in 1958.

The water rushes into the reservoir.

Dumping of concrete blocks into the water during the closure of the Volga.

Types of dams after the closure of the Volga.

The launch of the first unit in September 1961, the employees of the HPP congratulate each other.

The master inspects one of the rotating units from the inside.

Types of Volzhskaya HPP.

The engineer checks the electrical equipment at the transformer station.

View of a part of a power line.

Vasily Pivnenko.

Director of the state farm "Morshansky" of the Tambov region V. A. Pivnenko in the office at the desk working with documents.

Pivnenko discusses current issues with the accountant.

Pivnenko is on the phone.

Laying hens on a poultry farm.

Pivnenko talks to one of the poultry houses.

The faces of Pivnenko and ptichnitsa.

Collecting fresh chicken eggs.

Fresh-hatched chickens in a wooden box.

Pivnenko talks with an employee of the incubator.

Pivnenko gets out of the car after arriving at the pasture.

Pivnenko, together with the shepherd, begins to bypass the herd.

Cows in the pasture.

The faces of Pivnenko and Pastukh.

Pivnenko is at home with his son and wife.

Shield and sword.

Meeting of veterans of state security agencies who took part in the Battle of Stalingrad.

Veterans view front-line photos, share memories.

Photos and faces of the former nurse Rybakova, commissar of the division Kuznetsov.

Fragments of the panorama "Battle of Stalingrad".

The faces of former armored drivers Nikolai Sarafanov and Mikhail Chembarov.

Veterans lay wreaths at the mass grave of soldiers of the 10th Division of the NKVD.

The inscription on the monument.

The veterans stand on one knee.

View of one of the monuments to the defenders of Stalingrad, veterans stand at its foot.

A train passes by.

Dismantling of the old railway track on the Astrakhan-Saratov line.

Alignment of the railway embankment.

Laying of new sections of the railway track with reinforced concrete sleepers.

Replacement of old rails.

Tightening the mounting nuts.

A train passes by.

View of the new railway track.

At our circus.

Director of the Saratov Circus I. V. Dubinsky talks about the new program brought by the artists of the Moscow Circus (synchronously).

Fragments of the circus program.

Performance of the Zapashny aerialists.

Performance of the whole Zapashny family with a new equestrian and acrobatic attraction.

Applauding audience.

Performance of acrobats-pole vaulters Zamotkin.

Fragment of the illusion-attraction Z. Tarasova.

Performance of M. Perevozchikova with trained goats and a donkey, the audience laughs and applauds.

Acrobats jump on a trampoline.

Calendar: 1966

Locations: Saratov region [801] Volgograd region [773] Volgograd [946] Tambov region [805] Astrakhan region [769]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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