From Sparks of the Great Initiative (1979)

Documentary №8272, 2 parts, duration: 0:15:44
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Lavrova T.
Screenwriters:Pismannik M.
Camera operators:Averbukh M., Babadzhanov T., Boykov V., Grigorev N., Durandin V., Egorov YU., Epifanov G., Karpov A., Kulidzhanov A., Mikosha V., Orlov U., Rusanov A., Skachkov I., Solovev N., Yatsun E.
Anouncers:Khelemskaya G., Khlebnikov A.
Text authors:Vasinskiy A.


The story about the Jubilee Communist subbotnik (a day of voluntary work in the USSR, usually held on Saturday or Sunday).

Temporary description:

1 hour - Chronicle: broken rails, banked locomotive. Men work. Meeting. Says Grishin. Subbotnik depot "Moscow-sorting", Leningrad Shipyard (working cranes, welders), plant them. Lenin. 2 hours - Subbotnik on the construction of the Norilsk metallurgical plant, harvesting cotton in Uzbekistan. Subbotnik on Dneprodzerzhinsk Metallurgical Combine, running steelmaking shop, the construction of BAM. Chronicle: work P. Angelina, M. Demchenko, D. Vinogradova, A. Stakhanov.

Reel №1

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Moscow - LS. with a / t

Red Square.

A large theater with a / t

Blooming red tulips - CU.

The orchestra, men and women are going to work day, the man handing out newspapers - MS., CU.

Newsreel 1921.:

Hunger - all, hungry children, the hand holding a piece of bread.

Plant, destroyed bridge, is part of the military - LS., MS.

Photo: V. Lenin with the newspaper "Pravda» - CU.

Pages of old newspaper "Pravda" newspaper headlines - LS., CU.

The anniversary badge on his lapel BAM - CU.

Smiling young boys and girls, men wore badges - MS.

The participant of the first red Saturday Vasily Mikhailovich Sidelnikov - MS.

Newsreel 1918 1919gg.:

Broken rails, the locomotive on the tracks - MS.

Plaque with the inscription "The locomotive depot" Moscow-sorting. "

Memorial plaque - MS.

Newsreel 1918 1919gg.:

A broken rail station - LS.

At first, renovated by the "red Sabbath" steam train, a plaque and number - CU.

Newsreel 1919.:

Men and women work at a volunteer: unload the wood, sawing wood, hand out bags - LS., MS.

Book pages Vila "A Great Beginning» - MS.

Jubilee work day in the 109th anniversary of Lenin's birth.

The rally in the depot "Moscow-sorting» - LS., MS., CU.

At the rally, advocates first secretary of the CPSU MGK VV Grishin - MS.

Applaud the protesters - MS.

Young people smiling - CU.

Men, women working in the depot - different.

Workers repair electric, including German workers, who came to Moscow to work day - CU.

People working in the garden - LS.

Girls pruned bushes - MS.

Vehicles on the street - LS.

Machines with; driver - MS., CU.

Construction of the building: crane operator, working, moving the panel, new homes - LS., MS., CU.


Leningrad - shipyard cranes, ships, welding.

The orchestra.

Among welders working Hero of Socialist Labor, NY Novels - MS.

People go on the Nevsky Prospect - LS.

Slogan and banners - MS.

Plant named after Vladimir Lenin in Moscow - MS.

Working women helps mentor - master Hope Hrycheva - MS., CU.

Ready motors - MS.

Finished washing machines - LS.

Workers, arms linked thread - MS., CU.

Weaving workshop "Trekhgornij Manufactory» - LS.

Running machine, moving fabric, senior inspector Maria Leonova invests in rolls of fabric flyers Cleanup - MS., CU.

Reel №2

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Norilsk. - Construction of a new plant steel plant: workers in construction, welding, bulldozer - LS., MS.

Surveyor - MS.


Sowing of cotton: machine operator, grain, machinery in the field - LS., MS., CU.

Steelmaking shop Dneprodzerzhinsk Metallurgical Plant - LS.

Rolled metal - MS., CU.

Working behind the board - MS.

Finished products plant - LS.

Shop watch factory - MS.

Ready to watch - LS.

Girls work, hand assembled watches - CU.

Newsreel 1930s.:

Production of the first Soviet alarms - LS., MS.

Kazakhstan - the sowing campaign during work day - LS., MS.

AS tractor driver Chausov shows commission had prepared for sowing machines - MS.

Tselinnik Mindikenov Raihan and his son Tuleshov about tractors, son sits on the tractor - MS.

Stalled wheel - MS.

Paint the tractor - MS.

The tractor, which paved the first virgin furrow - on a pedestal.

Newsreel 1960s.:

LI Brezhnev on virgin soil, he was greeted with flowers and bread and salt.

LI Brezhnev kissing bread - MS., CU.

Harvesters in the field - LS., Filmed from a helicopter.

Newsreel 1930s.:

Harvester in the field - LS.

Tractor driver Pasha Angelina - CU.

Angelina P. tractors - MS.

Beet growers Maria Demchenko - MS., CU.

The knife cuts the beets - MS.

Weaver and Maria Vinogradova Darling - MS., CU.

Hands knotted thread - CU.

Blacksmith Alexander Bulgakov - MS., CU.

Miner Alexei Stakhanov - CU.

A. Stakhanov in the mine - MS.

On the ZIL - workers at work at the machine - MS., CU.

Ready to go machine - MS.

The orchestra - LS.

Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Veronica Dudarova address the workers ZIL during communist Saturday - MS.

Sell ​​flowers - MS., CU.

Formulations with trucks.

Panorama with the slogan on the composition.

In the composition of an orchestra.

Woman waving composition passes, the engine - PNRM.

Waving people - LS., MS., CU.

Girls on the street are, the man with the orders, the woman and the boy, two men with a child - MS.

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