At the Leading Edge Of the World.. (1976)

Film-document №7837 9 parts, Duration: 1:30:48 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Koloshin A.

Operators: Koloshin A., Kochetkov A. S., Mikosha V.


A film about Soviet foreign policy aimed at implementing the peace program adopted at the 24th Congress of the CPSU.

Foreign policy


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A film about Soviet foreign policy aimed at implementing the peace program, meetings, negotiations and agreements on cooperation at the summit with French President Jacques d'Estaing, President Nixon and D. Ford, the British Prime Minister G. Wilson, Federal Chancellor of Germany Willy Brandt, of international conferences and meetings on nuclear disarmament, halting the arms race, the prohibition of bacteriological weapons, the European Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (including the U.S. and Canada) in Helsinki, at which participants signed Final Act. The film includes archival film-documents of the Second World War and its impact on the territory of the USSR, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Germany and France, of American aggression in Vietnam, the Arab-Israeli armed conflict, The main steps in the development of Franco-Soviet, Soviet-Germanic and the Soviet-American relations, on economic assistance to the Soviet Union to Egypt and India, about the protests and rallies in different countries. Address by General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev of the Peace Program at the XXIV Congress of the CPSU (synchronously, fragments). Interview with a member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR EM Primakov, on the situation in the Middle East (synchronously), a former employee of the Soviet Embassy in Germany B. Berezhkova the beginning of World War II (synchronously), with a corresponding member of Academy of Sciences of the USSR V. G. Solodovnikov about the problems of developing countries (synchronously), the director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations NN Inozemtcev on economic relations between the USSR with the developing countries (synchronously), the director of the Institute of USA GA Arbatov of the Soviet-American Relations ( synchronously), with Secretary General of the Communist Party USA G. Hall and Nobel Laureate AL Polling of the Soviet-US talks (synchronously), the political columnist of the newspaper "Izvestia" A. Bobbins on Europe Meeting in Helsinki (synchronously). Types cities of Moscow, Leningrad, Washington, New York, London (United Kingdom), Lidice (Czechoslovakia), Volgograd, Berlin (GDR) and others.

Reel №1

Journalists work - different.

Read the cameramen - different.

Various moments of the meeting members of the government of the USSR with the heads of the governments of various countries.

Brezhnev, Kosygin, Gromyko greet European heads of state to visit the Soviet Union in 1975 - different.

Report on Moscow, pedestrians, the monument to Alexander Pushkin - different.

The queue at the Mausoleum - MS., PNRM.

The Red Square - MS., LS.

Newsreel 1941-1944.:

Balloons on the monument to Alexander Pushkin, the streets of Moscow, are militia fighters.

Sky, lit by floodlights lit Nazi aircraft.

Refuge in the subway.

Parade of November 7, 1941 - on the mausoleum are Stalin, Budyonny.

The planes dropped bombs, explosions on the ground, falling wreckage.

The ruins of Stalingrad.

Soldiers in the trenches smoke nurse bandaging the wounded.

Ruined Leningrad woman near the destroyed house.

The workers on the shop floor of the dilapidated factory.

Shostakovich home runs at the piano.

The dome of St.

Isaac's Cathedral.

Fascist shooting gun.

Shell next to a poster in German "100,000 projectile."

People are running to the shelter.

Passers-by at the gate of the Winter Garden in the snow a man dies, the corpse in the street, the promenade is staggering man falls woman.

The clock on the Spasskaya Tower - LS.

In the cabin stewardess gives passengers drinks - MS.

The city of Volgograd - LS., PNRM. (Shot from above).

The people on the streets of Volgograd.

Mamaev Kurgan, people walk along the walls of the hall of Military Glory.

The General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Leonid Brezhnev (synchronously).

On the banks of the Neva is a former cellist G.Zosin - CU.

Reel №2

Newsreel 1942-1945 gg.:

Siege of Leningrad - people on the street pick a woman, people get their water from the hole, destroyed the Mariinsky Theatre, the promenade on a sled driven by a corpse.

Nakhimov monument.

The old man in the library reading a book.

Slice the bread and weighed.

Prisoners of concentration camps behind barbed wire, children show hands with numbers.

Warsaw - the Nazis are arrested in the street searching people.

German soldier turns the handle blaster, crumbling buildings.

City street, speaker, burning ruins of Coventry, people make heaps.

Destroyed houses in London, fire.

Newsreel 1938-1945.: Chamberlain out of the plane, show meets the Munich Agreement.

Chamberlain pass and his wife with gas masks.

German missile tests


Flying bombers.

Goering drives a car in Berlin, examines the ruins.

Pass the wounded German soldiers.

Brandenburg Gate.

G.Zosin tells of the first performance of the 7th Symphony by Shostakovich at the siege of Leningrad (synchronous) - CU.

Report on Leningrad - people on the streets, Anichkov Bridge, a monument to Peter I, Neva Embankment, Schlossplatz.

Barracks and the wire in the former concentration camp.

Monumento D.Karbyshevu at Mauthausen.

Museum at Auschwitz.

Lazenkovsky park in Warsaw, Chopin monument in the park is a pianist.

People listen to while sitting on the benches.

Report on the streets of Warsaw - an exhibition of paintings, new homes.

Czechoslovakia - the village of Lidice, a cross on the site of the old Nazis burned Lidice.

Oradurskaya street in the new Lidice.

France - the ruins of the village of Oradour sur Glane, the Church of Oradour, where in 1944 the Nazis burned all the inhabitants of the village.

Posters in French at the entrance of Oradour, "Hush", "Shut up!".

Report on London - different.

On the streets of Coventry is a man with children - LS.

The streets of Berlin.

Laying of wreaths at the monument to Soviet soldiers in Treptow - different.

Reel №3

Scenes from "Soyuzkinozhurnala» № 55 of 19 June 1941.

Newsreel 1941 1945.:

The soldier is wounded.

German footage Chronicles - are columns of soldiers, passing technique, fly planes, drop bombs, shoot guns, crumbling house.

Rally militia fighters, is the working (synchronously).

Fragments of fighting, burning villages, crying women.

Soldiers with a banner on the roof of the Reichstag.

Said the former diplomat, journalist V.Berezhkov, who early in the war he worked at the Soviet embassy in Berlin (synchronous) - MS., CU.

Place in Berlin, where it was the embassy of the USSR-LS.

With Mausoleum stands Brezhnev (synchronously) - LS., MS.

Demonstrators held on Red Square - LS., MS., PNRM.

The newspaper with the Decree on Peace - CU.

Brezhnev greeting the participants of the Crimean meeting - the leaders of the Communist Parties of the socialist countries - different.

Brezhnev in the stands with Fidel Castro (during the visit to Cuba), chanting Cubans - MS., CU.

Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the - of the Warsaw Pact.

Brezhnev, Kosygin, Gromyko and others at the table in the conference room - MS., CU.

Flags of the countries of the Warsaw Treaty - CU.

Reel №4

Delegates to the 25th Congress of the CPSU on the sidelines talking to Congress - CU.

From the rostrum acts Brezhnev (synchronously) - LS., CU.

People watching on TV speech Brezhnev - MS.

Orlingtonskoe cemetery in the United States - MS., PNRM.

American pediatrician Dr.

Spock - one of the leaders of the movement against the war in Vietnam, said that he had seen in Vietnam (simultaneously in English).

Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko and U.S. officials Rogers - LS., MS.

U.S. President Richard Nixon in the USSR - Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev, Richard Nixon at the Kremlin, the signing of the documents.

Photo - Leonid Brezhnev and Henry Kissinger on the hunt - LS., CU.

The Vietnamese delegation, headed by the First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Vietnam Le Duan at a Moscow factory.

Different plans for peace in Vietnam.

Soviet ballistic missile - different.

People around the memorial in Khatyn - different.

Newsreel 1966.:

A Soviet-French friendship.

The Muscovites serves Charles de Gaulle (synchronously in Russian) - LS.

The car passes by French President Georges Pompidou, the signing of the Soviet-French documents in the Kremlin.

Leonid Brezhnev's visit to France, the French greet Leonid Brezhnev - different.

Newsreel 1960s. :

USA - Dr.

Spock of demonstrators opposed to the Vietnam War - LS., MS.

1973 - Meeting of the Paris consultative meeting on Vietnam.

Rogers signs the document.

Gromyko sits.

Middle East: NATO vehicles, tanks in the desert, the Israeli flag, general M.Dayan; tankers sit in tanks - different.

Settlers, Palestinians cross the river, the bridge.

The meeting room in Geneva.


Gromyko says (synchronously).

The fighting in the Middle East - are different.

Soldiers arrested man in the street - MS.

Newsreel 1945.:

Meeting soldiers winners from the front.

Reel №5

Report of Paris: the Eiffel Tower, the people in the cafe, people on the streets, the cathedral of Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe - different.

Brezhnev talks to veteran - MS.

Brezhnev among workers - MS.

Says General Secretary of the Communist Party of France Zh.

Marshe (simultaneously in French) - MS., CU., PNRM.

Leonid Brezhnev and Zh.

Marshe on the balcony of the building - LS., MS.

Sign saying "Lenin Street" (in French) - CU.

Leonid Brezhnev and Georges Pompidou at the signing of documents at the negotiating table, there Gromyko - LS., MS.

Leonid Brezhnev meeting with V.Zhiskar Estaing, reporters - are different.

Director General of TASS L.M.Zamyatin speaks at a press conference - MS., LS.

Leonid Brezhnev and Giscard d'Estaing of journalists.

V.Zhiskar Estaing laying flowers to the Lenin Mausoleum.

Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt and his party at the Red Square - LS., MS.

Brandt and Gromyko sign a contract - LS., MS.

Session of the parliament of Germany, a representative of the CDU CSU Kiesinger (confidence toward the Chancellor).

Voting, counting of votes.

Brandt congratulations.

Brandt lays a wreath at the monument to the victims of fascism in Warsaw, is kneeling at the monument.

Leonid Brezhnev and talk Brandt - MS.

Newsreel 1945:

Brezhnev at the Victory Parade - LS., MS.

Photo - Leonid Brezhnev during the war.


Said Kurt Bachmann - a member of the board of German Communist Party (synchronously in German) - CU.

Demonstration in Berlin of the "Junge Union" and workers - are different.

Said the mayor of the city Oberhausen Louise Alberti (synchronously in German) - MS., CU.

Passing cars with pipes are working - different.

Meeting in Moscow General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev and Federal Chancellor of Germany G.Shmidtom, signing documents - different.

Reel №6

Cruiser "Aurora» - MS., CU.

Broadcast on television speech Brezhnev at the 24th Congress of the CPSU (synchronous) - MS., CU.

Newsreel 1922.:

The building, where the Genoa Conference, drives a car.

Held the conference's Commissar Chicherin.

Stairs down Lloyd George and others.

Photo - Lenin and Chicherin.

UN building, the flags of different countries, meeting room.

At the meeting of the 30th session of the United Nations acts Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko - MS.


Explosions, soldiers in the trenches - LS.

With child mask is removed - MS.

Chinese people at the rally, the protesters waved their books-Quoter - MS.

Tanks - Various.

Negotiations on the reduction of armed forces in Central Europe - different.

Monument in Vienna - Plague Column.

Gromyko signed a treaty banning biological weapons.

Participants applauded the signing.

Said Nikolai Podgorny.

The man at the controls of a "hot link" Moscow-Washington - MS., CU.

African masks made of wood - CU.

Reel №7

The director of the Africa Institute of the USSR G.Solodovnikov (synchronous) - MS.

Africans in the streets, in the classroom - are different.

The police dispersed the demonstration blacks.

Partisans of one of the African States.

Africans in various professions at work - different.

Acts Brezhnev - MS.

Listen to the Hall of the Palace of Congresses - MS., PNRM.

Demonstrators on Red Square - MS.

The director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations Inozemtsev (synchronous) - MS., CU.

The Aswan Dam in Egypt - LS., MS.

Bhilai Steel Plant (India) - LS., MS.

Leonid Brezhnev's visit to India - Indira Gandhi and Brezhnev at the rally.

Loading the ship in port - MS., CU.

Photo: Lenin in his office on the table Commissar Chicherin - MS., CU.

Newsreel 1922.:

Meeting room Genoa Conference delegates.

View of New York from the cockpit.

Busy street, night Broadway.

White House in Washington, tourists.

The director of the Institute of U.S. academic Arbatov (synchronously) - MS.

Leonid Brezhnev during his visit to the United States - with President Nixon in the hall of the signing of the contract, including the Americans.

Report on the streets of New York.

Americans on the street interviews (simultaneously in English).

Reel №8

General Secretary of the Communist Party USA and G.Holl scientist and Nobel Prize L.Polling say about the Soviet-American relations (simultaneously in English) - CU.

Leonid Brezhnev awarded the International Peace Prize - LS., MS.

People of different professions (steel-maker, weaver, combine, etc.) at work - different.

Cabinet of Lenin in the Kremlin, on the table - a statuette donated by American doctor V.Lenin A.Hammerom - MS., PNRM.

Says A.Hammer (simultaneously in English) - MS.

Leonid Brezhnev and D.Ford meeting in Vladivostok - talking in the train, at the airport, etc.)

Takeoff rocket.

American and Soviet astronauts shake hands in the cabin.

Earth from Space.

Said political columnist for the "News" A.Bovin (synchronous) - CU., MS.

Helsinki Street, the Palace "Finland» - LS., MS.

Hall of the European Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

Meeting participants at the station.

Helicopters over Helsinki, greeting people on the street.

Reel №9

Playing members of the European Conference in Helsinki - LS., MS.

Acts Brezhnev (synchronously) - MS., PNRM.

Final Act of the meeting - LS., MS.

Journalists, cameramen - LS., MS.

People at the Eternal Flame place flowers, cry - different.

Said World War II veteran Zosin (synchronous) - CU.

At the 25th Congress of the CPSU Leonid Brezhnev speaks (synchronous) - MS., CU., PNRM.

The delegates in the hall of Congress applaud, sing the "Internationale» - LS., MS.

Teletypes, printing machine - MS., CU.

Brezhnev at the airport - MS.

Flying plane - CU., PNRM.