Caution! Maoism!. (1976)

Film-document №7848 6 parts, Duration: 0:57:38, Black-white to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Medvedkin A.

Script writers: Medvedkin A.

Composers: Denisov E.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


The film tells about the nature of Maoism, the events in China in the 1960s and early 1970s.

History of China

Reel №1

Film Medvedkin A. gives interviews (synchronously).

Portrait of Mao Zedong.

Newsreel 1960: Mao Zedong giving an interview, sitting in a chair, his off-screen sound quotes.

View of Earth from space.

Newsreel of 1950-1960: the consequences of the explosion at the nuclear test site.

The face of Deng Xiaoping.

Mao Zedong in a chair on top of the image captions with his quotes.

Medvedkin gives interviews (synchronously).

Map of China with plans to capture the adjacent territories.

Photo Mao Zedong.

Map of China with plans of joining the border territories.

Pages geography textbook for Chinese middle school.

Map of ancient China.

Map with the territory, which owned the ancient China.

Map of ancient China.

Newsreel 1960: Mao Zedong comes to the podium and welcomed the assembled people.

The face of Mao Zedong.

Panorama of rice fields in China, rural landscape.

Street of one of the Chinese cities.

People walking on the street.

People riding bicycles.

Portrait of Mao Zedong on the wall of the palace in Beijing.

Festive demonstration in Beijing.

Mao Zedong applauded the demonstrators.

A column of demonstrators with the statue of Mao Zedong.

Medvedkin gives interviews (synchronously).

Photo of Chinese students walking past a wall with portraits of Marx, K., Engels, Lenin, VI and IV Stalin

Pictures of the 10 Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in August 1973 in Beijing.

Photos of members of the Presidium of the Congress during a regular meeting.

Photo Mao Zedong in the days of the 10th Congress of the CPC. Photos delegates.

Newsreel 1960: Beijing types of blocks (above).

People crossing the street.

View of one of the city streets.

Photo presidium of the National People's Congress (NPC).

Photo of the voting members of the National People's Congress.


Mao Zedong - Chinese statesman and political figure
Deng Xiaoping - Chinese statesman and political figure


1950s 1960s





Political figures; Demonstrations; Authorities and management

Reel №2

Photo presidium of the National People's Congress (NPC).

Photos of the voting members of the National People's Congress.

Portrait of Mao Zedong.

Newsreel 1975: Meeting of Mao Zedong and Strauss F.-Y.

On a flagpole flying the national flag of China.

China's first test of the atomic bomb in 1965.

People in Beijing are running for leaflets with the message of the first nuclear test in China.

The girl's face.

People dismantled flyers.

People read messages to each other in the leaflets and newspapers.

People dancing in the square in Beijing.

Those children.

Nuclear explosion.

Boys and girls are in service with the banner.

Children go to the ranks under the banner.

Those children.

Children during the war game.

Children with toy guns.

Boy picking his nose trunk toy revolver.

Children with toy guns.

Flying the flag with a swastika.

The parade of members of the Hitler Youth in Germany of the 1930s.

The boys beat their drums.

Marsh members of the Hitler Youth.

Waving the Japanese flag, the officer conducts classes with Japanese children.

Marsh young Italian Fascists in Rome. "Blackshirts" look at the marching children.

Marching young members of fascist organizations in Italy.

The orchestra of the Hitler Youth.

The streets of Nuremberg with the ruins of houses in 1946.

Chinese girl in class at bayonet.

Young people in the lesson on naval training.

Portrait of Mao Zedong at the junk.

Chinese soldiers in the water.

Boys and girls in the classroom for military training in the water.

Drives a unit of the Chinese cavalry.

View quarters of the Forbidden City in Beijing.

View Tiananmen Square.

The bas-relief with the image of Mao Zedong.

Photos of Chinese workers.

Medvedkin gives interviews (synchronously).

Newsreel, 1975: train near the Soviet border.

View Corridor newly constructed underground fortifications in Manchuria.

Bicycles spetshranenii.

The construction of a military facility in the district of Shenyang.

Types of air-raid shelters in Shenyang.

Vegetable shop and a dining room in the shelter.

Artists perform at the club bomb shelters.

People in the excavation at the construction of shelters.

Medvedkin gives interviews (synchronously).

Newsreel beginning of the 1970s: lessons on gas defense in the Chinese army, the soldiers removed the protective kits.

Interior view of an underground command and observation post.

Teachings of tanks and infantry.

Infantry protective kits during exercise.

Measuring the radiation levels.

Exercises of health physicists.

Nuclear explosion.

NATO planes at the airport.

View the military port (top).

Warship one of the NATO countries.

The training missile launches NATO troops.

Officers of NATO troops at the command post.

The plane takes off from the deck of an aircraft carrier.

American bomber in flight.

Teachings of NATO forces in Europe.

Transporting military equipment platforms.

View of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses.

View Sverdlov Square in Moscow.

One type of high-rise buildings in Moscow.

The launching of rockets on board the Soviet ship.


Mao Zedong - Chinese statesman and political figure
Franz-Josef Strauss - German politician


1930s 1946 1970s 1975


Western Europe



Political figures; Foreign policy; Military exercises and maneuvers; International military organizations; Towns and countries

Reel №3

Medvedkin gives interviews (synchronously).

View of Earth from space.

Sinking sailboat submerged in water.

Newsreel, 1975: flags of the countries participating in the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe in Helsinki.

View meeting room.

The members of the delegation during the meeting.

LI Brezhnev of the floor.

General view of the conference room.

Heads of delegations signed documents Meeting.

Brezhnev sign the documents.

The cameraman is shooting.

View of the New York City.

American tanks.

The officers of NATO countries before the next meeting.

The tanks drive through the streets of the city.

Mao Zedong in the chair.

The statue of Mao Zedong in the square in Beijing.

Panorama military cemetery.

Photo Mao Zedong.

Panorama military cemetery.

Photo of one of the soldiers' cemeteries in Europe.

Photo mother with a portrait of his son, who died in the war.

Newsreel beginning of the 1970s: a general view of the square in Beijing, building a portrait of Mao Zedong.

People on the street.

People walk with the kids in the park.

Photo busts of Mao Zedong.

Newsreel 1970: forms part of the statue of Mao Zedong.

Teachings of the Chinese cavalry and tanks.

Chinese peasants plow the land plow.

The soldiers wear masks, sitting in the back of a moving truck.

Chinese armored column on the march.

Photo peasants working in the rice fields.

Newsreel beginning of the 1970s: Chinese farmer working in the field.

Farmers legs driven pump, pumping water into the irrigation canal.

Those peasants.

Manual labor in the field of Chinese peasants.

Tractor rides through the field.

Farmers plow land plow.

Farmers in the field work.

Book on Dachzhayskoy agricultural commune in Russian.

Photo illustrations from the book.

Portrait of Mao Zedong.

Newsreel beginning of the 1970s, peasants kicked driven pump, pumping water into the irrigation canal.

Donkey drives the millstone, the woman sifting flour.

Farmers transfer capacity of flour.


Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev - statesman and political figure
Mao Zedong - Chinese statesman and political figure




Western Europe



Political figures; Domestic policy; Army; Military exercises and maneuvers; Agriculture; International cooperation; International military organizations

Reel №4

Types of industrial enterprises built in the socialist countries.

View of the city block (the top).

Construction of hydroelectric plants in the USSR.

Newsreel beginning of the 1970s: view of the Great Wall.

People walk on the Great Wall.

Panorama of the village in China.

A man sits in front of the shack.

Man eating rice from bowls.

The old man's face.

Types of pre-revolutionary Russian village.

Russian peasants in the house in 1900.

The boy wears sandals.

The woman tills the soil plow.

The farmer at the plow.

Farmers seeded field manually.

Pre-revolutionary Russian rural landscape.

Women in the knit bundles.

Farmers threshed grain flails.

Distributing bread to hungry children in the early 1920s.

Excavation at a construction site of the first five in the late 1920s.

People carry the earth in wheelbarrows and carts.

Fragments of the painting "Walkers Lenin."

Harvesting in the USSR. Harvesters in the field.

Ears of wheat.

LI Brezhnev during a visit to one of the farms.

Brezhnev's face.

Harvesters in the field.

Unloading the crop is in the granaries.

Newsreel of the second half of 1920: the construction of Turksib.

There is a caravan of camels loaded with sleepers.

Workers laid rails.

Train moves on a temporary bridge.

The carts pull up to load ground.

The construction of BAM.

Face builder BAM.

Helicopter down to earth shed.

Laying railroad tracks.

Photo Mao Zedong.

Newsreel 1960-1970's: everyday work of Chinese peasants.

Farmers carry the grain in baskets on yokes and carry on wheelbarrows.

Teachings of the Chinese army.

Mao Zedong in the chair in his office.

Chinese soldiers in gas masks during the exercise.

Finished products are automobile plant in Changchun.

Workshop on production engines.

Go peasants with wheelbarrows and baskets.

Trucks leave the site of the finished product automobile plant in Changchun.

The construction of the automobile plant in Changchun in 1950.

The Soviet and Chinese engineers to discuss production issues.

General view of the construction of the plant.

Photo Zhou Enlai.

Newsreel 1950: construction of industrial facilities in China with the help of Soviet specialists.

Panorama of one of the industrial enterprises.

The first heat in the steel plant.

The workers applaud.

Chinese engineers and workers master the production with the help of Soviet specialists.

View of the construction site of the plant.

The equipment manufactured at the plant "Uralmash" in the shop of a Chinese factory.

Production at the new Chinese enterprises.

Panorama of the construction site of one of the factories.

Medvedkin gives interviews (synchronously).

The everyday life of the workers and peasants of China.

People get products on the cards.

Woman with child.

The woman's face.

The baby's face.

Issuance of rice and other products on the cards.

Saleswoman measures the fabric.

Buyers are waiting for their turn.

People give cards to the seller.

People get products on the cards.

View of the department of Chinese textile factory.

Photo agitator among party workers.

Production processes in the shops of Chinese factories.

Newsreel, 1960: people vote massively during the "cultural revolution" in China.

People on the street reading pasted on walls datsibao.

The works of the classics of Marxism-Leninism on the shelves of Chinese bookstores.

Sheets Quotations of Mao Zedong.

Portrait of Mao Zedong.


Mao Zedong - Chinese statesman and political figure


1900s 1920s 1950s 1960s 1970s





Political figures; Towns and countries; Construction; Industry; Agriculture; Life and leisure; Army; Military exercises and maneuvers

Reel №5

Newsreel of the late 1950s and early 1960s: view of Red Square during May Day demonstration (above).

Guests from China to welcome the Red Square demonstrators.

View of the demonstration.

View Mausoleum on Red Square.

The Chinese delegation with flowers goes to the Lenin Mausoleum.

Chinese delegates in line at the Lenin Mausoleum.

People on the streets of Moscow welcomed the Chinese delegation.

The Chinese delegation visiting herders Kyrgyzstan.

View of Red Square during May Day demonstration.

Chinese delegates welcomed the participants of the demonstration.

View of the Moscow Kremlin.

Persons of Chinese delegates.

May Day demonstration on Red Square.

Chinese delegates welcomed the demonstration.

Demonstrators walk past the mausoleum.

The meeting of the Chinese delegation at one of the industrial enterprises of the Soviet Union.

Chinese drink wine from glasses.

Chinese delegates derive from the shop ready tractor Soviet tractor factory.

Tractors on railway platforms, to be sent to China.

Work of Chinese peasants.

The peasants are on the road.

The face of the young farmer.

Photos of the regular session of the NPC session.

Newsreel beginning of the 1970s, Mao Zedong is sitting in a chair.

Teachings of American aviation in Europe.

Political studies in the Chinese army.

Chinese soldiers wearing protective goggles.

Nuclear explosion.

Regular session of the NATO meeting.

General view of the conference room.

The meeting participants talk to each other.

Anti-war demonstration in one of the European cities.

General view of the conference room of the United Nations.

By Ministers of Foreign Affairs of China.

General view of the UN building in New York.

UN Security Council meeting.

Kind of the UN building.

The meeting participants applauded the speaker.

From the rostrum of the UN serves the representative of China.

The aircraft of foreign delegations at the airport in Beijing.

Honor Guard of the Chinese Navy.

German Chancellor H. Schmidt out of the car.

Schmidt and Deng Xiaoping during a gala banquet.

Schmidt during a meeting with Chinese leaders, Mao Zedong greet.

Schmidt's motorcade leaves the gate of the Forbidden City.

View Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

US President D. Ford greets by Mao Zedong during his visit to Beijing.

Ford greeted with Deng Xiaoping.

Mao Zedong welcomed Ford and his wife.

Mao Zedong welcomed member of the American delegation.

The talks with the Chinese leadership Strauss F.-Y. 1975.

Portraits Strauss.

Newsreel 1975: Strauss greets Mao Zedong.

Portraits of Mao Zedong, Strauss, Lunds J., A. Pinochet, I. Rabin, D. Hume, Robert H., Spinola, Almirante, Forster B, Smith J.


Mao Zedong - Chinese statesman and political figure
Deng Xiaoping - Chinese statesman and political figure
Helmut Schmidt - German statesman and political figure
Franz-Josef Strauss - German politician
Gerald Ford - an American statesman and political figure


1950s 1960s 1970 1975


New York



Political figures; International cooperation; International organizations; International military organizations; Agriculture; Demonstrations

Reel №6

Portraits of Mao Zedong and the leaders of the reactionary and fascist politicians in Europe.

Portrait of Mao Zedong on the wall is replaced by a collage of portraits of the reactionary leaders.

Newsreel 1940-42 years: the burning building in Coventry, firefighters extinguish the fire.

People in the town square during a Nazi rally in Germany in the 1930s.

Nazi march with banners.

People raise their hands in a Nazi salute.

Hitler responds to the welcoming greeting from the window of a train car.

People greet Hitler.

Hitler responds to a greeting from a car window.

Marching soldiers of the Wehrmacht.

People's faces.

Hitler is studying a plan of military operations on the map.

Hitler has his hand in a Nazi salute.

Statue of Mao Zedong with his hand raised.

Hitler during the meeting with the military.

Hitler and Goering on the balcony of a building during a Nazi rally.

Participants in the meeting welcomed Hitler.

A mass demonstration in Beijing in support of Mao Zedong.

Column women persecuted for loading into wagons for shipment to Germany.

The officers checked the documents.

The soldiers closed the doors of the car.

The passing train.

German soldiers chase people for loading into wagons for shipment to Germany.

Officers stand at the car.

Hitler walking on the platform.

Nazi rally in Portugal in the early 1970s.

Photo Portuguese dictator Salazar, speak from the podium.

Newsreel beginning of the 1970s: Salazar of the floor.

Statue Salazar in Mozambique.

Photo arrests of participants of demonstration in Greece.

Newsreel 1973: Pinochet during the Mass in the church.

The arrest of the Chilean patriot.

Concentration camp at the stadium in Santiago.

Pinochet holds parade of troops.

Pinochet's face.

Photos of smiling Chinese peasants.

Photo of field work in the field is the board with the portrait of Mao Zedong.

Newsreel of the late 1950s: view of the Moscow Kremlin.

On the bridge passes the Chinese delegation.

View of Red Square.

Types of streets and buildings in Moscow.

The film looks at the editing table newsreels.

Newsreel of the late 1950s, Muscovites welcome the Chinese delegation, give them flowers.

Soviet pioneer ties a red tie schoolgirl from China.

Chinese delegates applauded.

Guests from China during a tour of Moscow.

Operating one of the plants welcome the Chinese delegation.

View of Earth from space.


Adolf Hitler - a German statesman and political figure
Hermann Goering - German statesman and political figure
Antonio Salazar - Portuguese statesman and political figure
Augusto Pinochet - Chile's state and political figure


1930s 1940-1942 1950s 1970s 1973


Western Europe



Political figures; World War II; Rallies; Demonstrations