№ 4 Peace Or War[Dearest]. (1981)

Film-document №8476 6 parts, Duration: 0:59:06 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Grigorev I., Gutman I., Pumpyanskaya S., Semenov T.

Script writers: Aleksandrov A., Borovik G., Ignatenko V., Slavin K.

Operators: Dobronickiy V., Orlov U.

Composers: Kazenin V., Frenkel Ya.

Anouncers: Matveev E.


The film is about the first peaceful years of life in the different coutries after the most horrific war in the history - World War II.

Stalin's era


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The film tells about the beginning of the Cold War that emerged shortly after the Second World War. Used film-documents TSGAKFD USSR and foreign newsreel follows: Soviet and American soldiers were photographed, shake hands during the last days of the war, soldiers performed a parody of Hitler's speech of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra on Nov. 7, 1945 in honor of the Soviet Union, who defeated fascism, the funeral of U.S. President F . Roosevelt, bringing Harry S. Truman Presidential oath, destroyed cities, Soviet soldiers were distributing bread to the refugees; convicted Nazi generals at work in prison, the former head of germanskogo research Rocket Center, the creator of the rocket V-2 V. Brown, in his study in the American research center ; military maneuvers the aircraft carrier USS "Roosevelt"; the return of Soviet troops from the front, was destroyed, and restoring the Dnieper hydroelectric American delegation visited one of the Soviet collective farms, construction of residential houses in the village; speech by Winston Churchill in Fulton, 5 March 1946, which led to the countdown of the Cold War, U.S. nuclear weapons tests in the the island of Bikini, swimwear fashion models show "bikini", the effect of the coal crisis in Britain, a demonstration of workers in Western Europe, Secretary General of the French Communist Party Toreza, secretary general of the Italian Communist Party, Palmiro Togliatti and other speakers at the rallies, the British troops are in Athens, the Greek Communists in prison; speech of U.S. President Harry Truman in March 1947, in which he spoke about the assistance to Greece and Turkey "in view of the Soviet threat; economic and military assistance to countries in Western Europe, the U.S. by the Marshall Plan, the anti-communist demonstration in Rome; crackdown of the anti-war demonstration mock alarm in a U.S. city, the trial of leaders of the Communist Party USA; interviewing witnesses at the Commission on Un-American Activities in Hollywood (synchronously), military exercises and review of the NATO forces, the Franco-Germanic maneuvers in g . Koblenz; war criminals of Nazi Germany, including the Krupp industrialist, out of prison, Hitler's former intelligence officer who became the CIA, Skorzeny and his family for a walk in Paris, Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov speaks at a UN meeting, portrait of Alexander Fadeev , F. Joliot-Curie, P. Picasso, J. Farge, K. Simon, P. Neruda, J. Amado, L. Aragon, E. Cotton, actor Tscherkassoff reads a poem dedicated to the struggle for peace (synchronous); collection of signatures for the Stockholm Appeal in 1950, the effect of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Korean American planes bombed the city, American students swear allegiance to the American flag; W. Harriman gives an interview before the premiere of R. Carmen "Great Patriotic War..." [1986 g.]; residence of French President Charles de Gaulle in Moscow in 1966, Leonid Brezhnev's meetings with French President Georges Pompidou, Giscard d'Estaing, the president of Germany V. Brant, U.S. President Richard M. Nixon; Meeting for Security and Cooperation in Europe signed the Final Act (1975), election of Chancellor Konrad Adenauer in 1949

Reel №1

Newsreel 1946 - 1950's.:

Soldiers in postwar Europe.

A meeting of Soviet and American soldiers.

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra plays.

Meeting of the Control Council in Germany.

American presidents Roosevelt and Truman at the meeting.

Roosevelt's funeral.

Truman takes the oath (synchronously), at a meeting in the White House.

Destroyed city (the plane).

Refugees on the roads.

Soviet soldiers help German refugees.

Hitler's generals behind bars, at work, with the card game.

Are a former prisoner of the Nazis.

The shooting of a fascist.

Comes out and says Werther von Braun, the creator of the V-2 rocket.


U.S. maneuvers: planes in the air and on the ground, watching with Truman aircraft carrier.

Reel №2


The withdrawal of Soviet troops from Europe.

Go demobilized soldiers.

Battered Russian cities.

Arrival in the USSR Mrs.

Churchill and other foreigners.


American advisor examines collective farming.

Photo: U.S. Embassy Counsellor D. Konnan, who visited the Soviet Union.

Photos of Soviet life.

E. Matveev interviews Andrei Gromyko (synchronously).

Newsreel, 1946-1950,.:

Arrival of Winston Churchill in the American town of Fulton speech with speech.

Churchill's meeting in New York (1946).

Americans place animals, put the house on the island and mannequins.

Bikini in the Pacific Ocean, the explosion of the atomic bomb over the island.

Crumbling houses, destroyed ships.


Reel №3

Girls demonstrate swimwear and bikinis, people watch.

Street of the city.

Sleeping soldiers.

U.S. soldiers come and go (to replace the striking workers).

The coal crisis in England - all for coal.

West Germany: the people at the dilapidated house, digging in the garbage, they fight.

Black market.

Americans sprayed locals.

Demonstrations and rallies in Western Europe, the fight with the police.

Newsreel 1944-1945.:

The liberation of Europe, the Greek population welcomes British soldiers.


Arrests and executions of Greek communists and partisans.

Churchill gets out.

Map of the Balkan Peninsula.

Acts Truman (March 1947).

Bear portrait Truman.

Document the "Marshall Plan."

Delivery ass plowing on a donkey.

Life of the poor in Europe.

Parade with "Marshall" in Rome.

Police crack down on protesters.

Men carry the vote sister of Pope Pius X11.

Pass members anticommunist demonstrations.

People greet British fascist Mosley.

Meeting of the Commission, acting Minister of Defense.

Mock alarm in the United States, the children hide under their desks.

Russian fishing vessels off the coast of England.

Funeral of former U.S. defense secretary.


Reel №4


The trial of the leaders of the Communist Party USA.

G. Winston, J. Dennis, G. Hall.

A commission on Un-American Activities in Hollywood (synchronously).

Actor and director Charlie Chaplin - newsreels and freeze.

Says the famous actor and singer Paul Robeson (synchronously), the audience applauded, handed him the flowers (in the USSR?).

With American planes drop bombs on houses, explosions.

Are the military.

Truman acts (synchronous) in the military.

People on the streets of Berlin, read newspapers, find the money after the reform (the Anglo-American zone).

The formation of the Government of Germany, people go out of their cars, vote, Chancellor Adenauer K. accepts congratulations.

Says E. Matveev (synchronously).


Krupp and others freed criminals out of jail.

U.S. general passes down the soldiers.

The soldiers at the airport.

General Speidel and other Nazi generals pass by NATO troops.

The Franco-German maneuvers in the West German city of Koblenz.

Police break up a demonstration.

The Nazi spy, CIA spy, Otto Skorzeny walking with his wife in Paris.

Explosions of nuclear bombs, the effects of explosions.

Reel №5


Anti-war demonstration.


The meeting at the UN, speaking Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov.

People in the area, the fight with the police.

Meeting of the World Peace Council.

In the hall writer Alexander Fadeev, French physicist Frederic Joliot-Curie, French painter Pablo Picasso, the poet Pablo Neruda (Chile).

Speakers: the poet Konstantin Simonov, chairman WIDF E. Cotton, a member of the World Peace Council I. Farge.

Acts Soviet actor Nikolai Cherkasov (synchronously).

The collection of signatures for the Stockholm Appeal in different countries.

Says miner from Kuznetsk B. Balalaev (synchronously).

"Pravda" newspaper reported on nuclear weapons in the USSR.

Truman acts.

Molotov office.

Plant bombs in Tennessee (USA).

Japan: The aircraft in the air, an atomic explosion, dead city, shadows of people burned, are burned adults and children.

Baby crying, people praying.

Says E. Matveev (synchronously).


Americans shoot at targets.

The construction of the shelter, the family is in the shelter, the shelter.

Map of the U.S. attack on the USSR.

Photo spouses Rosenberg were executed in the electric chair, Rosenberg is removed from the machine.

People on the street.

People eat.

Laying of wreaths at the monument.

Reel №6


The Korean War: airplanes dropping bombs, explosions, and fires.

He runs a woman with children.

American children recite the oath of allegiance to the flag (synchronously).

Bomb blast in the water.

The Vietnam War: fly planes, the blast wave in the sea.

Former U.S. ambassador to Moscow, Averell Harriman is interviewed in Washington.

Report on the European city.

Newsreel 1966:

Arrival in Moscow of French President Charles de Gaulle.

Arrival of Leonid Brezhnev in Paris, Brezhnev and French President Georges Pompidou signed the document.

Leonid Brezhnev and French President Giscard d'Estaing at the airport.

Newsreel 1970:

Visit of German Chancellor Willy Brandt in Moscow.

Newsreel 1972:

Leonid Brezhnev and U.S. President Richard Nixon signed the document of peaceful coexistence.

Newsreel 1975:

Meeting of Heads of European countries, USA and Canada in Helsinki to sign the documents.

Launch rocket.

Serves U.S. President J. Carter (synchronously).

U.S. soldiers in tanks.

Moscow: Kalinin Prospect, Palace of Congresses, the Kremlin.

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