The Heart of the Motherland.. (1978)

Film-document №8042 2 parts, Duration: 0:18:48 to collection Price category A

Part 1 digitized in HD 0:09:08

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Ivankin A.

Script writers: Grekov V., Kolodnyy L.

Operators: Orzhekhovskiy U.

Text writers: Nikolaev L.


About modern Moscow - the capital of the USSR.


Geography and Nature | Towns and countries

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City of Moscow, the Moscow Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, of all people in the Lenin Mausoleum. The streets of Moscow: Gorky, Kalinin Prospekt, Manege Square, Kuznetsk bridge; monuments: A. Pushkin, P. Tchaikovsky, A. Ostrovsky, Dzerzhinsky. Large, Small Theater, Novodevichy Monastery. Demolition of old houses and building new residential neighborhoods. Construction of the Moscow metro. Opening on Kutuzov Avenue obelisk in honor of attribution Moscow honorary title "Hero City", are present: VF Promyslov, V. Grishin, Bagramyan. Production processes in the shops of metallurgical plant, Moscow Watch Factory, Likhachev automobile plant. Research Fellows Physics Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences for work in the laboratories. Type of laser system. Newsreel: g. Moscow during the Great Patriotic War, soldiers of the People's Volunteers in the ranks. Meeting cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in Red Square after the successful completion of space flight (1961).

Reel №1

Towers of the Kremlin.

Quay of the Moscow river – the “Russia” hotel; Kalinin Avenue.

Multi-storied buildings on the Smolensk Square.

A panorama of the Kremlin and the Moscow-river, shot from above.

A panorama of passers-by in the streets of Moscow.

A panorama of a queue in the Lenin’s Mausoleum.

Newsreel of 1918:

A panorama of the arrival of the Soviet government to Moscow: carts loaded with furniture are standing in the Kremlin.

Lenin and Bonch-Bruevich are walking in the yard of the Kremlin.

The newsreel of the Great Patriotic War:

A panorama of volunteer detachments; girls are in the military form.

Moscow streets (the show-windows of shops are protected by bags with sand etc.).

A shop work of the “Serp i molot” [“Hammer and sickle”] metal factory: a steelmaker is working; steel is flowing.

A panorama of a Moscow watch factory: a girl is assembling the watches; checking the assembled watches.

A panorama of the control panel computers, a worker at the control panel.

Cars are being washed and painted on the conveyor of the Automobile factory of the Lenin Komsomol factory; a platform with new cars.

A panorama of the assembly work shop of the Lihachev factory: lorries are on the conveyor.

In the laboratory of artificial crystal (Lebedev’s institute): artificial crystals - fianites; jewelry with fianites; laser installation; workers of the laboratory.

Poplar down is on the sidewalk; a panorama of M.V. Lomonosov’s monument; a river tram is floating on the Moscow-river; city is being decorated for a holiday (a panel is being hung up onto a building).

The Triumphal arch on the Kutuzovsky Avenue.

The 50-anniversaries of the October Square (Manege) in the early morning.

A plane is flying in the sky.

A panorama of the triumphant opening of an obelisk on the Kutuzovsky Avenue in honor of Moscow’s assignment to the honorary “City-hero” rank: the military leaders in the presidium of the opening; people are around the obelisk; sculptures of the memorial obelisk.

A panorama of the cut top of the trees falling.

A panorama of Moscow (Borodinsky Bridge from the top point); one of the new districts of Moscow.

Reel №2

A panorama of the construction of a new apartment block; of a micro district being built, shot from above.

People are looking at the demolition of an old house.

New settlers in one of the Moscow districts: people are carrying things; a new apartment block.

A new administrative building on the Krasnopresnenskaya embankment.

Construction of a line of the underground: workers are in mine, trolleys with a ground; water is flowing down on the walls of the tunnel.

A train is approaching a platform of a new metro station, passengers are on escalators.

Stained-glass window at the “Novoslobodskaya” metro station.

The reporting in the streets of Moscow: passers by; it is raining; people are running under umbrellas; a horse in the body of a lorry, cars; workers are paving streets with asphalt.

A quadriga on the pediment of the Bolshoi Theatre.

The brass band is playing on the street; athletes are starting a competition on the Mayakovskaya Square, spectators are watching.

People are on the Red Square by the Blessed Vasily Church.

A panorama of the Ancient Moscow buildings, Novodevichy monastery; a window of an ancient building.

A panorama of the Bolshoi Theatre.

Newsreel of 1918:

A poster with an inscription “the 5-th All-Russia congress of the Councils of worker, peasant, red army and Cossack deputies” is on the Bolshoi Theatre building; a brass band is passing along the square; delegates of the 5-th congress of the Council are entering the Bolshoi Theatre building .

The homeless children are being fed in the streets; children are flourishing their hands, standing in the body of a lorry.

Newsreel of the 60-s:

Yuri Gagarin is riding a children’s bicycle; leaflets with greetings to Gagarin are being dropped from a helicopter; Yuri Gagarin is on the tribune of the Mausoleum, people are welcoming him.

The 50-s:

People are seeing off those who are leaving for the virgin soil.

A panorama of the people on the virgin soil going on a tractor trailer during the spring flood-time.

Newsreel of the 70-s:

Students are on the railway station, leaving for Baikal-Amur Mainline.

A panorama of the A.N. Ostrovsky’s monument near the building of the Maly Theatre, Pyotr Chaikovsky’s monument by the Conservatory, Alexander Pushkin’s monument on the Pushkin Square; Gorky street, F.E. Dzerzhinsky’s monument.,