Lower Povolzhie № 12 (1976)

Newsreel №77330, 1 part, duration: 0:10:16, black-white
Production: Nizhne-Volzhskaya newsreel studio
Director:M. Ivanova
Camera operators:A. Pimenov, N. Glazunov, O. Shelyugin, V. Sofjin, A. Sofjin, L. Denisov, G. Matis
Text authors:O. Gladisheva
Other authors:G. Dobrenjkova


The issue is dedicated to the holding of communist subbotniks in the Saratov, Volgograd, Tambov regions and Kalmykia.

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Photos of the first communist subbotniks in the RSFSR.

Seed grain before spring sowing.

Filling of grain in the bins of the seeder.

Conducting spring sowing in one of the farms of the Kalmyk ASSR.

Crawler tractors tow several seeders, alternating with photos of agricultural work in the 1920s and 1930s.

Persons of collective farmers working in the field and the chairman of the collective farm.

The face of the foreman of the state farm "40 years of October" Ts.


Sowing aggregates in the field during sowing.

View of one of the fields of the state farm "Novolyadensky" of the Tambov region.

The foreman makes notes in a notebook, gives instructions to subordinates.

The agronomist in the field discusses with the workers the issues of sowing.

Inspection of the seeder bunkers.

Tractor driver in the cab of the tractor.

Conducting sowing.

The agronomist walks through the field, the chronicle alternates with photos of the 1930s.

The sowing unit during the filling of grain in the bins.

Tractor driver of the state farm "Rossoshinsky" of the Kalachevsky district of the Volgograd region.V. I. Shchepusov prepares the sowing unit for sowing.

Shchepusov sits in the cab of the tractor.

A sign on the side of the tractor "Ruben Ibarruri" with its name.

Carrying out the sowing of barley in one of the fields of the state farm.

Students of school No. 43 collect scrap metal, put it in heaps.

Loading scrap metal into the back of a truck.

Accounting for shipped scrap metal.

Scrap metal collected by schoolchildren.

Panorama of the site of the finished products of the Volgograd Tractor Plant, loading tractors on railway platforms.

Production processes in the blacksmith shop of the plant.

Blacksmiths at work on the day of the subbotnik, production processes in the shop.

The face of Brigadier A. Solyanikov.

Team members at work.

Production processes of manufacturing parts.

Loading of tractors on railway platforms.

Arrival of a team of Komsomol members-students of the Saratov Polytechnic Institute on a subbotnik for the construction of the CHPP-5 in Saratov, students get off the bus.

Transfer of bricks along the chain, a view of one of the pipes of the CHPP.

Welder at work.

Surveyor at the theodolite.

Installers at work.

Installation of reinforcement mesh for concrete works.

Mortgage board of the Victory Park on Sokolova Hill in Saratov.

Loading of soil into the body of a dump truck.

Excavator on earthworks.

Driving away with the ground in the back of a dump truck.

Planting of flower seedlings and seedlings at the subbotnik for the laying and improvement of the park.

Panorama of a part of the future park, the faces of the participants of the subbotnik, tree planting.

Young people work on a subbotnik.

Panorama of a part of the future park.

Loosening the soil under the seedlings of the nursery in Elista.

Brigadier O. E. Mandzhiev gives instructions to his subordinates.

Loading seedlings into trucks.

Mandzhiev goes through the nursery, next to a truck with seedlings.

Mandzhiev's wife sets the table in the courtyard.

Members of the Mandzhiev family have lunch and drink tea in the fresh air, Mandzhiev performs a song in the Kalmyk language.

Calendar: 1976

Locations: Saratov region [801] Volgograd region [773] Tambov region [805] Republic of Kalmykia [744]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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