Towards Peace. (1979)

Documentary №8269, 2 parts, duration: 0:19:49, black-white
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Zenyakin A.
Screenwriters:Gurkov G.
Camera operators:Akkuratov E.
Composers:Denisov E.
Anouncers:Gluzskij M.


The film tells about the activities of the Soviet Peace Committee. The film draws the State Film and Photo Archive of the USSR.

Reel №1

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Photo of a woman with a poster.

Crowds of people in the streets.

Veterans of the Great Patriotic War.

Chronicle of 1945:

Arrival of a train.

On the platform the crowd with bouquets.

The soldiers presented with flowers, meeting with relatives.

Woman with flowers and posters.

War veteran with his grandson.

Meeting fellow soldiers.

Chronicle of the Great Patriotic War:

Ditch the bodies of those killed.

Nuremberg Trials.

The bodies of children, arranged firewood.

Veterans of the Great Patriotic War.

Chronicle of military conflicts:


Plane takes off.

Tells G.Shaffer.

Above the deck of an aircraft carrier fighter fly.

Military equipment.

A soldier looks through binoculars.

A rocket salvo.

Plan of the US attack on the Soviet Union.

Continued interview with G.Shafferom.

Demonstrations in support of the world in different countries.

Chronicle of April 20-25, 1949, as follows: The crowds in the streets of Paris.

Participants of the First World Peace Congress.

On the podium Zh.F.Zholio-Curie.

A.A.Fadeev and L.Aragon.

Pablo Picasso.

Speaker P.L.B.Robson. E.Kotton. I.G.Erenburg. H.Dzhonson talking to women.

Congress delegates.

Applause listeners.

Speech at the stadium.

Sockets and turrets Catholic Cathedral.

Clock tower.

Street in Prague.

Congress delegates up the stairs, welcoming applause.

Tells G.Fuchikova.

Chronicle parallel Prague Congress:

The delegates in the hall.

View of the podium.


Delegates waving cards.

Card party congress.

Speaker G.Fuchikova.

Jubilee session of the Presidium of the World Peace Council in 1979, the year on the podium G.Fuchikova.

Congress delegates.

Dove of Peace on the poster.

Reflections in a glass case.

National flags of different countries.

People on the streets of cities around the world.


Chronicle of 1950: Text of the Stockholm Appeal.

Animation: Cited on the background of the text.

People in all countries signing the appeal.

The delegates met with applause from the volumes of people, which collected signatures.

Speech Zh.F.Zholio-Curie.

Applause listeners.

The women presented flowers to delegates.

The crowd listens to the performance on the street.

Chronicle 1970: On the podium D.D.Bernal.

Meeting of the members of peace organizations. A.A.Voznesensky shakes hands with Japanese singer A.Seki.

Alternation: E.K.Fedorov on the podium, the people in the hall.

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Pimen with someone. I.Blyum.

On the podium M.F.G.E.Nimeller.

The demonstrators.

A flock of pigeons in the sky.

Peaceful demonstrations.


Italian artist R.Guttuzo.

Beaker with brushes opposite a fragment of the picture.

French cartoonist Zh.

Effel at work.



Personnel news NATO fighter aircraft in the sky.

Honor guard at the building with national flags.

The meeting of the NATO bloc.

Soldiers salute.

Conclusion missiles to the starting position.

The ship in the ocean.

Rocket launch.


Zholio-Kyuri Zh.F. -- French physicist, public figure, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1935. Fadeev A.A. -- writer, public figure. Aragon L. (Andriyo L.-M.) -- French poet, novelist, member of the Goncourt Academy, party and public figure. Pikasso P. -- Spanish artist, sculptor, graphic artist, theater artist, ceramist, designer. Robson P.L.B. -- American singer, actor, human rights activist. Kotton E. -- French public figure, chairman of the Union of French Women. Erenburg I.G. -- prose writer, poet, publicist, translator, photographer, public figure. Shaffer G. -- public and political figure, journalist, editor of the journal of the National Union of Journalists Journalist. Dzhonson H. -- British religious and social activist, Doctor of Theology. Blyum I. -- Belgian public figure, member of Parliament. Bernal D.D. -- English physicist, sociologist of science, public figure, professor at Cambridge and London Universities, member of the Royal Society of London, Foreign member of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Guttuzo R. -- Italian painter, graphic artist, honorary member of the USSR Academy of Arts. Effelj Zh. (Lezhyon F.) -- french cartoonist. Pimen (Izvekov S.M.) -- bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. Voznesenskij A.A. -- poet, publicist, artist, architect. Seki A. -- Japanese singer, choral conductor, public figure. Fedorov E.K. -- Soviet geophysicist, Lieutenant General of the Engineering and Technical service, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences, state and public figure. Nimeller M.F.G.E. -- German theologian, pastor of the Protestant Evangelical Church, President of the World Council of Churches.

Calendar: 1940s-1950s 1970s

Locations: USSR [863] Western Europe [911] USA [851]

Reel №2

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Personnel news NATO missile launch.

Speaker F.Noel Baker.

Chronicle of military conflict: A soldier presses.


Alternating: the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, photos.

Glass car pours rain, run "wipers".

Driving on the road.

Cars on the streets of the ruined city.

The view from the car on the road, people and tanks on roadsides.

Overturned and burnt-out vehicles.

Drop bombs from airplanes.


The destroyed Vietnamese village, a woman crawling on the ground.

American soldiers.

People on the streets of the ruined city, among the ruins of houses.

Jubilee session of the Presidium of the World Peace Council in 1979, the year, said a spokesman Phan Anh.

Chronicle of different countries and years: The woman's face.

Children in hospital.

The face of an elderly man.

Women and children go through the desert.

Protests of workers on the plantation, a woman brandishing a policeman.

A woman with a child and a gun.

Pictures of graphic artists, part of the image shows the transition from negative to positive.

Decree of the world on a newspaper page.

Chronicle in 1973: Panorama of the Moscow Kremlin.

Flags and the announcement of the World Congress of Peace Forces in the city center.

General view of the hall.

Striping: On the podium Brezhnev, people in the audience.

Chronicle of Helsinki of 1975: Pan-European Conference of the OSCE. The building approaching cars.

Panorama hall meetings.

The representatives of foreign powers in the stands, is the signing of the Helsinki Final Act.

Act is signed by Leonid Brezhnev, next to the Turkish Prime Minister Demirel.

Press photographers.


Says trade unionist A.Faynglas.

Congress delegates.

Dove of Peace on the poster.

Says a member of the management committee of the German Peace A.Maske.

Congress delegates.

The Moscow meeting of writers and public figures.

Participants. K.M.Simonov.

Says U.Saroyan.

Chronicle of different countries and years: People running on the street.

The soldiers cordoning off the stadium, on the benches are civilians.

An elderly woman turns to the reporters.


Women with a child, my grandmother kisses her grandson.


Panorama crowded square.


R. Chandra says.

World Peace Council, the hall stood up and applauded.

Delegates at the podium.

Chronicle of the year 1979 in Vienna, Leonid Brezhnev and D.E.Karter sign an agreement between the USSR and the USA on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms.

People in the audience.

Leonid Brezhnev and D.E.Karter share folders and shake hands.


Cameramen and photographers.

Selling thematic stamps.

People read newspapers on the street.

Residents of European and American cities, children and adults.



Simonov KM - Writer, poet, scriptwriter, a public figure, Hero of Socialist Labor, deputy secretary general of the Union of Soviet Writers. William Saroyan - American writer of Armenian origin, novelist, playwright, Pulitzer Prize. LI Brezhnev - State and party leader, Marshal of the Soviet Union, Hero of the Soviet Union, Hero of Socialist Labor, the General Secretary of the CPSU. S. Demirel - Turkish statesman and politician, Prime Minister of Turkey. Noel-Baker, F. - British diplomat, Foreign Minister of Great Britain, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (1959) R. Chandra - Indian labor movement activist, journalist. Carter DE - 39th US President and Nobel Peace Prize (2002).

Calendar: 1945 1950s-1970s

Locations: USSR [863] Western Europe [911] USA [851]

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