Leningrad chronicles № 31 (1957)

Newsreel №86953, 1 part, duration: 0:10:16
Production: LSDF
Director:V. Vasilenko
Camera operators:S. Bartashevich, N. Blazhkov, A. Bogorov, N. Vinogradskij, V. Gulin, G. Donec, A. Pavlov, G. Simonov


The issue is dedicated to various aspects of the life of Leningrad on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the October Revolution.

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View of the presidium and the meeting hall of Leningrad workers with veterans of the October Revolution on the eve of its 40th anniversary.

The secretary of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the CPSU, N. N. Rodionov, opens the solemn evening.

View of the meeting hall.

Captain of the second rank Lipatov T. I., a participant in the October events as part of the crew of the cruiser Aurora, speaks from the podium, the faces of people sitting in the hall.

L. P. Parviainen talks from the rostrum about meetings with V. I. Lenin.

People in the hall applaud.

From the rostrum, the marketer of the Nevsky plant E. Kukharenko, a student N. Balykova, the faces of people in the hall speak.

The members of the Presidium and the people in the hall give a standing ovation.

View of the Kirov plant part.

Production processes in the open-hearth shop of the plant.

The faces of the advanced steelworkers Sidorov and Kulikov.

The process of issuing a high-speed melting.

Innovator P. Zaichenko in the design bureau is working on another invention.

Zaichenko's face.

A new steam turbine engine assembled at the factory, during tests on the stand.

Faces of workers and engineers.

The motor rotor rotates.

Taking readings of the control devices of the stand.

View of the engine on the test bench (top).

Assembly of televisions at the Leningrad Radio Engineering Instrument-Making Plant named after


Installing the mounting wire on the rear panels of televisions manually.

Cutting the wire into pieces of a certain length.

Cleaning the ends of the wire from the insulation.

The mechanic of the plant V. Kartlin talks about the creation of a machine-machine for cutting and stripping mounting wires (synchronously).

Demonstration of the work of the automatic machine, automatic wire cutting.

Installing the mounting wires on the back of the TV.

View of the assembly shop of the plant.

Installing the kinescope in the TV.

Partially assembled televisions on the conveyor belt.

Televisions in the finished product warehouse.

Sculptor P. P. Chernenko at work on the bust of Julius Fuchik, Chernenko's face.

View of the finished bust of Fuchik.

View of the part of the Avtovo district with the entrance to the metro station of the same name.

Types of residential and administrative buildings.

Photos of the Avtovo district before the revolution.

View of Krasnoputilovskaya street in Avtovo.

New residents bring furniture into the entrance of a new residential building.

The newcomer, the locksmith P. F. Chechetkin and his family members in the new apartment, the faces of Chechetkin, his wife and mother.

A woman at the stove in the kitchen of a new apartment.

The boy Yura is bathing in the bath.

The head of the department of the design bureau of the Kirov plant Kopeikin and his family members sit down at the table in a new apartment.

The cameraman of the film crew is visiting a newcomer, a pensioner S. A. Smirnov.

Smirnov talks about a secure old age, getting a new apartment, thanks the party and the Soviet government (synchronously).

View of the presidium and the hall of the solemn meeting in the conference hall of the USSR Academy of Sciences in honor of the 12th anniversary of the UN.

The faces of the participants of the meeting.

Corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences Golunsky S. A. makes a report from the rostrum.

the participants of the meeting applaud.

The director of the Hermitage Artamonov M. I., welder Lebedev, student Mihryutina speak from the podium.

The members of the Presidium and the participants of the meeting applaud.

Meeting of delegates of the 4th World Congress of Trade Unions at the Moscow railway Station.

the greeters are standing with flowers in their hands.

Presentation of flowers to the delegates leaving the train car.

Guests with bouquets in their hands walk along the platform.

The delegates get on the bus.

The bus with the delegates departs from the station.

Delegates during an excursion on the cruiser "Aurora", the faces of the delegates.

Cruiser "Aurora" at the Neva embankment.

Delegates at the monument to Lenin at the entrance to Smolny.

The face of one of the delegates.

View of the monument.

Porcelain products on the windows of a souvenir and gift shop.

Panorama of a part of the store's trading floor (from above).

Customers choose dishes and souvenirs.

the saleswoman offers the buyer souvenir boxes.

The saleswoman wraps the purchased goods in paper.

Sellers serve customers.

Entrance to the Leningrad Circus with a poster of the Circus of friends.

The beginning of a new program at the circus arena, a parade of foreign circus artists.

Performance of tightrope walker Gadzhikurbanov Ya. I.

The audience applauds.

Performance of Mongolian equilibrists.

A monkey trainer from the GDR performs with her pets, the faces of the applauding audience.

The performance of a group of horsemen, the faces of the audience.


Rodionov Nikolaj Nikolaevich -- statesman and politician Chernenko Pavel Pimenovich -- artist-sculptor Golunskij Sergej Aleksandrovich -- lawyer, diplomat Artamonov Mihail Illarionovich -- archaeologist, historian, scientist and cultural worker Gadzhikurbanov Yaragi Isaevich -- circus performer, tightrope walker

Calendar: 1957

Locations: Leningrad [848]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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