Stars above Nizhnekamsk (1968)

Documentary №80415, 2 parts, duration: 0:16:57
Production: Kazan newsreel studio
Director:D. Daljskij
Camera operators:N. Valitov
Sound mixer:G. Zubarev, A. Mihajlova


The film is dedicated to the city of Nizhnekamsk, and the people that built it.

Reel №1

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Types of construction of various industrial facilities at night, welding of metal structures.

Panorama of the night of Nizhnekamsk.

Newsreel of 1961: views of the banks of the Kama River.

A poster about the beginning of construction of Nizhnekamsk, road equipment works.

Views of the town of builders, clothes are drying on the ropes.

People at a two-story residential barrack.

A mailbox on the wall of the house.

Letters addressed to residents of Nizhnekamsk.

An employee of the post office puts stamps on the envelopes.

Z. Zlatkovskaya, one of the builders of Nizhnekamsk, talks about the construction of the city, housing conditions (synchronously).

The pages of Zlatkovskaya's diary in 1961, the year of the beginning of the construction of Nizhnekamsk, the lines from the diary sound behind the scenes (synchronously).

A bricklayer lays bricks, a view of a new residential block.

View of Stroiteley Avenue.

Types of buildings and streets of Nizhnekamsk, people on the streets.

Signs with street names on the walls of houses.

View of a part of the city block.

The head of the construction site S. Orekhov speaks on the phone.

Orekhov goes through the territory of the construction site.

Orekhov talks with one of the builders, conducts measurements of concrete structures.

Orekhov inspects the construction site, gives instructions to the workers.

The face of the Foreman of installers Daminov.

Daminov is walking on the construction site.

Daminov gives a signal to the movement of a tractor train towing a spherical storage of liquid gas.

Daminov watches the towing process, a view of a tractor train.

Liquid gas storage, mounted on supports.

Daminov with a cigarette in his mouth passes by the tractors, lights up.

Laboratory assistant Valentina Savina conducts another experiment in a chemical laboratory, behind the scenes, Savina's story about the arrival at the construction of Nizhnekamsk sounds (synchronously).

Savina is sitting at the table and preparing for the exam.

Builders talks about the reasons for coming to Nizhnekamsk, working on a construction site (synchronously).

The face of the foreman of installers Yu.


Chepurnov gives signals to the crane operator.

Welders at work.

Types of construction.

Ready-made spherical liquid gas storage facilities.

Calendar: 1961 1968

Locations: The Republic of Tatarstan [752]

Seasons: Spring [825] Summer [824]

Reel №2

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A team of painters and plasterers at work, the faces of the girls.

A team of girls during the lunch break.

The faces of the canteen workers.

Clients under the hair dryers in the barber shop.

The client sits down in a chair.

A female hairdresser makes a client's hair.

Fitting a new dress in the city studio.

Children on the playground.

People with children on the streets of the city.

Newsreel of 1961: extract of the first birth certificate in the village Council, the faces of the parents, the child in the arms of the mother.

The Chairman of the Council presents the parents with the birth certificate of their son Sergey, congratulates them.

Sergey in the senior group of kindergarten during lunch, the faces of children.

Sergey's new satchel.

Sergey's father takes him to the first class.

Views and panorama of the Nizhnekamsk chemical plant of synthetic rubber.

The faces of the builders of the tire factory during a rally in honor of the beginning of the construction of the enterprise.

Laying the first stone in the foundation of the Nizhnekamsk Tire Plant.

Participants of the rally applaud.

The first builders of Nizhnekamsk, sitting at the table, remember the difficulties suffered at the beginning of construction (synchronously).

Newlyweds and guests climb the stairs of the city's Wedding Palace.

The faces of the bride and groom, the registration of marriage, the newlyweds are signed in the marriage registration book.

Wedding in a restaurant, the bride and groom kiss.

One of the guests reads out a letter from the city administration about providing the newlyweds with a one-room apartment (synchronously).

The guests applaud.

The faces of the guests, the bride and groom.

Guests and newlyweds dance in the restaurant hall.

The faces of the dancers.

Views and panorama of evening Nizhnekamsk.

Calendar: 1961 1968

Locations: The Republic of Tatarstan [752]

Seasons: Summer [824] Autumn [826]

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