The Train of Friendship from France. (1983)

Film №8811, 2 parts, duration: 0:20:14
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Fomina Z.
Camera operators:Izvekov V., Filatov I.
Text authors:Kapitanovskiy V.


About the visit of representatives of French trade union workers to the USSR.

Temporary description:

1h. - Visit of the delegation of the Universal Labor Conference of France in the USSR. Staying in Moscow: visit of the Central Committee of the All-Moscow automobile plant them. Komsomol. Military news about the fighting aviation regiment "Normandy-Neman". Stay in Leningrad: a visit to Smolny, in a garment factory "Zarya". Sightseeing: St. Isaac's Cathedral, a monument to Peter I, Peterhof palaces, fountains ( "Samson") and others 2h. - Staying in Belarus. Visit Khatyn Memorial. Visit to Minsk. Townscape. Trip to Uzbekistan. Stay in Samarkand. Staying in Odessa. Views of the city: streets, the Opera House, the famous staircase, etc.

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From 5-23 July 1983 in the Soviet Union, a delegation of the French General Confederation of Labour activists who came at the invitation of the Trade Unions to become familiar with the work of Soviet Trade Unions.


Paris: the flowers, the Eiffel Tower.

Notre Dame (shooting across the Seine).

A meeting of trade unionists in France Paris suburb of Montreuil, in the Center of the General Confederation of Labour.

Present at the meeting, the CGT Center building.

Landscapes suburbs of Paris (shooting from the train).


The platform Belosrusskaya are guests from France.

Muscovites welcome guests.

Moscow, Gorky Street.

Dinner in honor of the French guests.

Delivers a welcoming speech President of the All Stepan A. Shalaev.

The head of the French delegation secretary of the CGT France Andre de Lyush presents SA Shalaeva commemorative gift, crystal vase.

The building of the All.

Meeting in the Council of Trade Unions of trade unionists in France and Moscow.


Speakers: Secretary of the All Alexander Subbotin; members of the French delegation: metal collector Robert Soven, professor of electrical Michelle Cardan.

Assembly shop of the Moscow Lenin Komsomol Automobile Plant.

Workers at the conveyor.

Talk AZLK workers with workers in France.

Shop Moscow plant of automatic lines.

Plant employees oversee the work of machines.

Interview members of the French delegation to the workers of the plant.

The French delegation puts a basket of flowers at the memorial plaque in honor of the French pilots regiment "Normandie-Niemen", who fought with Soviet soldiers and died in the struggle against the German invaders.

Plaque with the inscription.

Newsreel, 1941-1945 .: worth French pilots Squadron "Normandie-Niemen"; Pilot (French) wear a helmet in the cockpit; at the airport French and Soviet pilots; planes in the air

Newsreel 1982 .: the first French astronaut Jean-Loup Chretien; Member of the Soviet-French space flight: Soviet cosmonaut VA Janibekov, AS Ivanchenkov; French astronaut Jean-Loup Chretien

Introducing French visitors to the capital; see the map of Moscow; on the rowing canal in Krylatskoye.


The facade of the building of the Moscow station.

Speech by the Secretary of the CGT France, head of the delegation Andre de Lyusha at a Soviet-French friendship.


The building of the Smolny.

Monument VI Lenin.

Assembly Hall of the Smolny.

Members of the French delegation visited the cabinet VI Lenin in Smolny.

Painting "VI Lenin in his office at the Smolny. " "Decree on Peace".

Members of the French delegation to talk shop with working sewing association "Zarya".

Says the sewing-machine.

Demonstration models of sewing association "Zarya".

Applaud the French guests.

Girl showing dress.

General plans of Leningrad (shot with the bus).


Isaac's Cathedral (shooting with the bus).

Dome of the cathedral.

Peter and Paul Fortress.

Monument to Peter I. Members of the French delegation movie camera takes attractions Leningrad.

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Full-scale plans Palace in Peterhof.

French guests visiting the Peterhof fountains.

"Samson" fountain.

Piskarevskoe Cemetery in Leningrad.

Byelorussian SSR. French guests visited the memorial complex "Khatyn".

Monument of grief and anger.

Minsk - the general plans of the city.

New buildings.


People on the streets of Minsk.

Uzbek SSR. French guests visiting the sights of Samarkand.



Odessa Airport.

Meeting the French guests with bread and salt.

The building of the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater.

Potemkin Stairs.

Odessa port.

Monument dedicated to the heroic deeds of the rebel sailors .: 1905 "Battleship" Potemkin ".

Guests from France lay flowers on the grave of the French revolutionary Joan Labourbe.


Tower of the Moscow Kremlin.

Mausoleum VI Lenin on Red Square.

The French delegation lays a wreath at the Mausoleum of VI Lenin.

Celebration of the national holiday of the French Republic "Bastille Day".

The audience chanting.

A man pours champagne.

French guests dance.

Interview Catherine Robin.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near the Kremlin wall.

Eternal Flame.

Laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by members of the French delegation.

Flags of the USSR and France.

Rally to the departure of the French guests.

Speakers at the rally: Moscow builder Konstantin Elephants; Marie Daven; Micheline Daven.

The audience chanting, applauding.

French guests in the train.

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