The Sculptor Vuchetich (1978)

Documentary №8133, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:36
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Voroncov A.
Screenwriters:Kozyrev E.
Camera operators:Orlov U.
Anouncers:Kolychev U.
Text authors:Braslavskiy L.


About the creative work of the outstanding sculptor E.Vuchetich.

Temporary description:

1 hour - Rain in the garden. Sculpture "The Motherland"; Stepan Razin. EV Vucetich in the studio sculpts a bust of R. Kent, which poses. Sculptures. Interviews EV Vucheticha. Bookshelves. Drawings. Landscape with a river. Photographs Vucheticha. Monuments: General Ephraim, A. Matrosov. Street Dnepropetrovsk, Rostov-na-Donu. Monuments in Moscow and Kiev. 2 hours - Sculptures. Fountain. Treptow Park, a monument to the Liberator Soldier. Photographs Vucheticha. Vucetich at work. Volgograd Memorial, a sculpture of "Mother Motherland" on Mamaev Hill.

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It is raining, a panorama over the trees.

Wicker chairs, a table in a garden.

Sculptural portraits in the garden under the rain.

Vuchetich’s private office.

Newsreel: Vuctetich at work, sculpturing a bust of the American actor R.Kent.

Vuchetich is sculpturing a collective farmer’s bust.

The sculptural portraits of G. Winston, N. Ostrovsky and others in the office.

A library, light in the office.

Books on the table, a piano, shelves with books.

Vuchetich’s paintings with views of Venice, Rome, Paris.

A horse is pasturing on a meadow.


A ferryboat on a river.

A boy is driving by cart, men are reaping grass, women are cocking hay.

A man is sharpening a scythe.

The sculpture “Stepan Razin” in the Vuchetich’s workshop.

In the village, on a bank the man is sitting who was the model for Vuchetich’s sculpture “Stepan Razin”.

A fire.

A photo: Vuchetich in a military uniform.

Sculptural portraits of Soviet commanders.

Sculptural portraits of Grechko and Zakharov.

A photo: Vuchetich in his wokshop.

Soldier’s faces – details of the monument.

The monument to General Efremov in the city of Vyazma.

A monument to A. Matrosov.

The Museum of A. Matrosov’s Komsomol [Young Communist League] Glory in the town of Velikie Lyki.

A street in Dnepropetrovsk.

The memorial tablet on the house where Vuchetich was born.

A fountain in a Dnepropetrovsk street in the city of Rostov-on-Don, a theatre building.

The monument to V.G. Belinsky in Penza.

The monument to F.A. Dzerzhinsky in Moscow.

The monument to General N.Vatytin in Kiev.

The draft design of the Memorial complex in Kiev, fragments of the draft.

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A photo of Vuchetich.

The sculpture “Let’s beat swords into ploughshares” near the UN building in New York.

Passer-by in the street, a child is running.

Berlin, Treptov Park.

The figure of a drooped soldier, bas-reliefs.

The monument to the Soviet soldier in Treptov Park.

People are laying flowers and wreaths.

Newsreel: a model of the Berlin memorial, group of sculptures at the model: the architectures M.V. Posohkhin, Ya.

Belopolsky, Vuchetich.

Fragments of the project.

Vuchetich at work at the monument.

A photo: Vuchetich in his workshop is working on Jeans Duclos’s bust, with apprentices, talking with friends, at the writing-table, Vuchetich with V.I. Chuykov.

Vuchetich and Chuykov are looking at the pictures of the Stalingrad battle.

Vuchetich is sculpturing the models of the Memorial on the Mamaev Barrow.

Vuchetich on the Mamaev Barrow at the time of building the memorial.

The sculpture “Rodina-Mat’” [“Motherland”], people are walking to the memorial, people going upstairs, sculptures of soldiers.


The Pool of Tears.

The Pantheon, people are passing-by with flowers, people’ faces, steles with surnames of the deceased.

A solemn procession on the Mamaev Barrow.

A photo: Vuchetich is talking to foreigners.

Sculptural portraits by Vuchetich – of M. Carev, M. Posokhin, F. Dzerzhinsky, V. Belinsky and others.

A photo: Vuchetich with dogs in a garden near the house.

Vuchetich’s workshop, the work on the memorial in honor to winners in the Kursk Battle.

Architectures and sculptures near the model of the Memorial.

The building of the workshop in a garden.

Sculptors in the garden under the rain, children are running under the rain.

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