And a Flight of Creativity (1977)

Documentary №7977, 4 parts, duration: 0:38:31
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Raspopov G.
Screenwriters:Avdeenko A., Lordkipanidze N.
Camera operators:Epifanov G.
Text authors:Dzhalagoniya V.


About First All-Union festival of amateur art workers.

Reel №1

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Fragments of rock paintings.


Work Metallurgical Plant, a team working in the hot shop.

Work lights a cigarette. I.V.Arzamastsev with colleagues during a break.

Alternation: I.V.Arzamastsev talks about his work, our colleagues, paintings. I.V.Arzamastsev talks about natural landscapes and graphic works.

Exhibition of photographs I.V.Arzamastseva factory in the Palace of Culture.


Wicker sculpture.

Glass figurine.

Alternation: paintings, visitors to the Central Exhibition Hall "Manezh".

The artist arranges the pictures on the floor. I.V.Arzamastsev tells of how he learned to play the piano. I.V.Arzamastsev plays Nocturne number 21 F.F.Shopena.

Gala concert in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses, in the scene are the musical groups of the Union republics.

Curtain fell.

Chronicle of 1932:

People go to the first Olympics of art workers.

Alternating: the passengers waving from the windows, seeing off the apron.

On the platform a marching band at the head of the people.

The orchestra plays on stage.

Performs dance group.


Winners of the First All-Union festival of amateur art workers at a party in Tashkent.

Laureates photographed near the monument.

The street ride buses.

Users are directed to the building of a recreation center.

The man in the sunglasses.

Icon festival participants a shirt pocket.

A banner on the balcony of the Uzbek State Philharmonic, the musicians welcomed the participants and guests of the concert.

People at the door of the Philharmonic.

Spectators and artists greet each other mutually.

The central square of Tashkent, the audience sitting on the grass, on the stage of Orchestra performs from Estonia.

The creative team in national costumes.

Adult actors applauded the dancing children.

Applause workers.

Winners of the Nizhny Novgorod act in the factory shop.

The musical ensemble from Frunze takes Kyrgyz folk song.

Calendar: 1977 1932

Locations: Moscow [820] Sverdlovsk [876] Tashkent [860]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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A musical ensemble from the city of Frunze plays a Kyrgyz folk tune.

Kupiskis village, folklore ensemble presents an old Lithuanian wedding ceremony with a festive feast.

Says a member of the ensemble "Abkhazian centenarians".

Alternation of fragments of the performance of the ensemble in the Palace of Congresses and in the homeland.

Senior members of the ensemble, veterans of the Great Patriotic War.

The vocal and instrumental ensemble "Apsny-67" from Sukhumi performs.

The name of the ensemble.

The clock on the tower on the roof of the building.

City fountain.

People in the park alley.

Musicians play.

People pass by the monument.

A fragment of the monument.

A child walks along the embankment.

The faces of the musicians.

Palm trees in front of the hotel.

The name of the ensemble.

Musicians play, teacher L. Gumba sings a folk song.

Fountain jets.

Ashgabat, musicians from Kirovakan perform in the Recreation Center.

Alternation: the members of the ensemble, the faces of the listeners.

The Latvian ensemble "Metronome"performs on the stage.

The auditorium.

The musicians are playing.

Says the head of the ensemble.

The Metronome ensemble on stage.

Windows of a multi-storey residential building.

The musicians play drums.

The setting sun.

Satellite communication towers.

Satellite dishes.

Shchekino, panorama of the construction site.

Workers with movie cameras.

Filming in the workshops of the plant.

Film enthusiasts of the Tula Polytechnic Institute conduct filming on the streets of the city.

Shooting on Victory Square, operators ask questions to passers-by, shooting on photo and film cameras, sound recording.

Children draw in an art studio.

We are working on creating a cartoon.

The man takes a seat among the audience.

Summing up the results of the competition, awarding the participants.

People with cameras and movie cameras.

Locations: Moscow [820] Lithuania [128] Latvia [122] Turkmenistan [225] Georgia [83] Tula region [808]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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Winner of the contest shows the audience award.

The man talks about making the film.

Contestants talk in the lobby, meeting recorded on cameras.

At the meeting there V.P.Basov.

Chronicle of 1920:

Fragments of speeches of propaganda pop bands "Blue Blouse".

Helicopter rotor.

From the helicopter out of the passenger.

The members of the ensemble "Vartovchane" and propaganda team "Samotlor" greetings to the oil industry of the Tyumen region.

Alternation: Workers drilling, fragments of performances of laureates.

Panorama Vasyugan Valley.

Says the chairman of a collective farm village Beshpagir Stavropol Territory (early passage with poor sound quality).

The street past the DC passing car and motorcycle.

Chairman of the collective farm.

Rehearsal of folk ensemble "SPRING".

On a country road passing car.

View of the village.

Shepherd bypasses a flock of sheep.

Shepherd on horseback customize a herd of cows.

The branches of a flowering bush.

Panorama of the village.

The street is a party organizer of the collective farm.

The bas-reliefs on the upper part of the building a recreation center.

Says party organizer of the collective farm.

Party organizer is on the village street.

View of the Palace of Culture.

The choir is going to rehearsal.

People share their impressions about his participation in amateur (end excerpt with poor sound quality).


VP Basov - Actor, film director, screenwriter, People's Artist of the USSR.

Calendar: 1977 1920s

Locations: Moscow [820] Tyumen region [809] Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug - Yugra [817] Stavropol region [765]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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Continuation of the interview with a member of the ensemble.

The choir in traditional costumes perform folk songs.

Tree branches touch the roof.

Open a window in the classroom.

Detail of piano lessons.

Fragments of lessons on the accordion.

The orchestra is going to rehearsal.

Students in choreographic class, the collective farm takes an accounting concert.

Performance of dancing group.

Altay, Borovskoe village, on the road truck rides.

Bohr building poultry farms.

He tells the driver V.A.Bityukov.


Building Borowski DC. Alternation: photos, story director DK I.T.Geyko.

The pipeline near the houses.


Speech song and dance at the stadium in Vilnius.

The audience under umbrellas, the rain.

Fragment ensemble performances.

The text on the background of the stands of the stadium and arena.

Excerpt rehearsal William Shakespeare tragedy "Romeo and Juliet".

Locations: Stavropol region [765] Siberia [926] Altay region [758] Vilnius [925]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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