Zero Hour.. (1986)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Ramenskiy V.

Script writers: Novikov V.

Anouncers: Kolychev U.


The film tells about the history of the "Cold War", about the USSR foreign policy. The film materials from archives and shootings of the XVII Congress of the CPSU (Communist Party of the Soviet Union) are used.

Temporary description

1 hour - Gorbachev and Reagan at the table. Gorbachev appears from the rostrum. Chronicle of the Second World War: soldiers going into battle, riding tanks, the Allies. Stalin, Churchill, Molotov, and other atomic explosion, the ruins of Hiroshima. Skyscrapers in America. Truman signs the document. Pentagon. Americans are prisoners of Koreans. 2 hours - nuclear explosion. The car rides Nasser. There is Eisenhower. The first Soviet satellite in flight. Before the start of Yuri Gagarin, into space. American military base. Castro. Kennedy. Helicopter dumps toxic chemicals. Meeting in Helsinki: Brezhnev signed the document. 3 hours - Yard. Capitol. Airplane "AWACS in flight. Submarine. Demonstrations. Says Mikhail Gorbachev.

Reel №1

Kremlin towers - LS., PNRM.


Autumn, Geneva - LS., PNRM.

Go CPSU General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and US President Ronald Reagan - MS.

Journalists in the lobby - LS.

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in negotiations - Various., PNRM.

Street Geneva - LS.

Soviet and American flags - LS.

Cheering - MS.

Participants signing on stage - LS.

THE USSR. Red Square - LS., Departure.

HHY11 Party Congress Hall applauds - LS.

Sits presidium of the congress; Hall - LS., Impact.

Mikhail Gorbachev on the podium; says (synchronously) - LS., MS., Impact.

Listen - Various.

Cheering - LS.

Animation: sky map, hours - LS.

Newsreel, 1945 .: Are the Soviet tanks (spring) - LS., PNRM.

Ran soldiers - Various.

Burning street - LS.

Soldiers pass shell - MS.

Shoot gun - MS.

Ran the soldiers with a banner - LS.

Are the Soviet and American soldiers (the meeting on the Elbe); officers - LS., MS.

Handshakes - MS., CU.

Hands - CU.

Greet CPSU General Secretary Joseph Stalin and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Yalta Conference) - LS.

Are Stalin and Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov - CU.

Yalta Conference participants come to the table; Soviet and American sides - different.

The English - MS.

The conference at the table - LS.

Ruins of the city - different.

A man sitting near the ruins - LS.

Drive through the Soviet soldiers - MS., PNRM.

Jubilant people - LS. (with motion).

Hug people - different.

A woman gives flowers - MS.

Glee on Red Square - Various., Departure.

Jubilant people in the UK (with flag) - MS.

Welcoming people - MS.

The arrival of the ship (in the back) - MS.

Hug man and woman - LS.

Jubilant Americans - LS.

Flags of the world - different.

Building in San Francisco - LS.

Pass participants - different.

The Soviet delegation - MS., PNRM.

Hall of the United Nations (June), 50 states have signed the UN Charter - LS.

Listen, applaud - Various.

Nuclear explosion - LS.

The ruins of Hiroshima - LS.

A man walks through the ruins - different.

Monument Churchill (England) - LS., MS.

Motorcade - LS.

Newsreel 1946 .: Fulton.

People in the audience - LS.

The ceremony - LS. Winston Churchill made a speech calling for struggle against communism - MS.

Are US President G.Trumen and Winston Churchill - different.

The US military in the background of the flag - MS.

Marching soldiers - LS., PNRM.

Passes Equipment - LS., PNRM.

Caterpillars of the tank - CU.

Aircraft on a bend - LS.

Cockpit - CU.

USS - LS. (top).

Landing plane - LS., PNRM.

Are the tanks - LS., PNRM.

By the platform pulls locomotive - LS.

Industrial plant - LS.

Work steelworkers; brewed metal - MS.

Go miners - MS., PNRM., CU.

Dam - LS.

The descent of the ship on the water, PNRM. on the screw - LS.

Skyscrapers of America - LS., PNRM.

Manufacture of weapons - different.

US President Truman at the table; signs the document - LS., MS.

Cover - CU.

Turn pages - LS.

US Flag - LS.

Pentagon - LS. (top).

Staff at the Pentagon at the controls - LS., MS .; PNRM. map, on which there are icons of American military bases - CU.

Goes tank - LS., PNRM.

The American military equipment - LS.

Marching soldiers - MS., PNRM.

Legs - MS.

Skyscrapers - LS.

All - MS. (from the back).

Take out the aircraft out of the hangar - LS.

On the map there are icons of American military bases - LS.

Aircraft in the sky - LS.

Newsreel: Falling bombs (the war in North Korea) - CU.

Burning house - LS.

She leads wounded woman - MS., PNRM.

Bear wounded child - MS., PNRM.

Go Americans - MS.

Boats - LS.

Airfield - LS., PNRM.

Are Americans - MS.

Koreans are prisoners - Various., PNRM.

Crying women - different.

Land in the smoke - LS.

Reel №2


Nuclear explosion.

Control panel.

The NATO meeting.

The panorama of socialist countries’ flags.

A meeting of the Warsaw Treaty counties.

The document cover is being opened.

A page is being turned over.

Newsreel of 1956.

A flag is being hoisted.

A building with a flag.

The United Arab Republic President Naser is going by car.

The greeting people.

People on the balconies.

The soldiers are going up the ship ladder; the panorama of the cargo being carried.

The clock hand is jumping.

(The intervention in Egypt.

It is being carried out by the English-French- Israeli troops)

The military salutes.

Soldiers are marching.

The panorama of a plane in the air.

Military boat.

Military actions against the background of the map.

Soldiers are running.

The tanks are going.

A soldier is loading the gun.

A cannon and a machine gun is firing.

A soldier at the telescope-sight.

People are carrying the stretcher.

The panorama of the tank going along the street.

A river crossing.

The panorama of a poster.



The panorama of leaflets being thrown from the lorry.

Boxes are being unloaded from the plane.

Weapons are being taken out of the manhole.

The panorama of the street.

The people are reading leaflets near the column.

The text in the newspaper.

Newsreel of the 60-s:

The USA.

The White House.

The US President Eisenhower is getting out of the car; walking upstairs; speaking.

The panorama of a plane taking off.

The Earth.

The panorama of the map.

The locator is operating.

The projector beam.

A hand is pressing the button.

A soldier’s face.

The rocket is being launched.

The locator screen.

The photograph of the pilot-spy Powers.

Fragments of the plane.


The first Soviet satellite in flight.

Multiwork: the satellite’s flight around the globe.

The panorama of telescopes.

A rocket at the cosmodrome.

Gagarin in the rocket cabin before start.

Rocket launching.

Gagarin in the space.

The Earth.

Planes in the air.

Greeting Gagarin in the airfield.

Jury Alekseevich is going down the plane ladder.

The Red Square.

People are exulting.

Gagarin on the Mausoleum tribune.

The panorama of birds in the sky.

The panorama of pelicans flying above the water.

Mountain landscape.

The USA.

The American military base buildings.

The checkpoint.

Planes at the base.

The panorama of a plane being driven; taking off.


Soldiers are going down the ladder (intervention in Cuba).

Soldiers are passing by.

The clock hand is jumping.

People with a banner are passing by (antiwar demonstration).

The panorama of the symbolical coffin being carried.

People in the square.

The President of the Republic of Cuba Fidel Castro is passing by.

People are greeting.

The USA.

Newsreel of 1963:

A group of people is sitting; the US President Kennedy.

The panorama of the gravestone on Kennedy’s grave.

The sculpture (the head).

Newsreel of the 60-s:

The marine ship.

Rockets are being launched.

Missile launch pad.

The panorama of soldiers running out of the helicopter.

A rocket is being carried.

Planes in the air.

The US flag on the ship mast.


The landing of the American troops.

A plane is taking off.

The planes are dropping the bombs.

Bombs are falling.


The panorama of the plane above the ground.


The panorama of a helicopter dropping chemical agents.

The panorama of a soldier firing from the helicopter.

Tracer shots on the ground.

Corpses are lying.

People are crying.

An old man with the children is going.

A plane is flying.

The panorama of a cannon firing.

A fighter’s face.

Fire out of the trench.

The cannon muzzle is turning.

The ship is firing.

The burning plane is flying.

The anti-aircraft guns are firing.

The plane is falling.


The Vietnamese are preparing shells, firing.

The plane is falling.

The burning debris.

A plane part.



The meeting of the Heads of State (European countries, the USA and Canada).

The signing of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

The document is being signed by the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Leonid Brezhnev.

The clock hand is jumping back.


A girl is ringing the handbell.

Children are entering the school.

A young man’s face.

School classes.

People in the street.

A young man with a girl are passing by.

Children on the playground.

The lorry is carrying a house panel.

The panorama of a welder working.

A builder’s face.

The panorama of new houses.

Reel №3


The panorama of the CMEA (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance) building.

The panorama of integrated industrial plant facilities.

A train.


A vessel afloat.

The USA.

Highway at night.

Night New York.

The Capitol Building.

The Avax- type plane is flying.

A plane in the air.

A submarine.

Water through the illuminator.

A photograph: a rocket.

Soldiers at the control panel.

A hand is turning the regulator.

Rockets are being launches.

The panorama of a rocket flying.

The rocket mine is being opened.

The panorama of rockets flying.

The panorama of the rocket takeoff from under the water.

The panorama of a cruise missile.

The plane in the air.

A rocket is falling out of the plane hatch.

The panorama of the cruise missile in flight.

The panorama of soldiers by the control panel.

The US Aero-Marine forces icons are appearing in Southwest Asia, the panorama of the Mediterranean Sea.

Flags on the mast.


The landing of the American military troops.

Helicopters in the air.


The Mujahads are going.

An Afghan by the weapon.

The map: the USA and the Middle East.

The panorama of planes taking off.

The panorama of planes in the air.

The planes are diving.

The panorama of explosions.

A ship at sea.

A military man is giving a command to start.

The rocket is leaving the mine, taking the air.

The American soldiers are going.

A car is going by

The tank.

Soldiers are standing.

A soldier is eating a banana.

The panorama of a bound captive being carried.

An American’s face.

A ship.

The panorama of planes taking off, in the air.

A tank is going by.

The panorama of a rocket.

An aircraft carrier.

Militaries in the cabin.

The panorama of a man in the gas mask powdering his hands and face.

Legs are marching.

The clock hand is jumping.

A plane in the air.

Bombs are falling.


The woman is crying.

The wounded are lying.

Burning fragments.

Women at the dead bodies; crying.

A child is crying.

The rocket nozzle.

A shuttle-type rocket launch.

Space war.

A nuclear explosion on the firing ground.

A wave of explosion; a house is falling, trees are shaking.

The USA.

The state of Nevada – a nuclear explosion.

The demonstrators are passing by, carrying anti-war posters.

A priest among the demonstrators.

A policeman with a truncheon.

The dispersal of demonstrators; the people are being poured with water.

People in the hall.

The World Peace Council General Secretary Chandra is speaking.

The panorama of peace rallies and demonstrations.



The panorama of Soviet people at the meeting.

The Kremlin – the Tower.

People are passing by.

The panorama of the Hall of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses.

Mikhail Gorbachev is speaking.

The listeners.

The people are applauding.

A Lenin sculpture.

The Kremlin.