On the Parched Land.. (1987)

Film-document №9357 3 parts, Duration: 0:29:57 to collection Price category A

Part 1 0:09:14

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Karpov B.

Script writers: Karpov B., Ryapolov N.

Operators: Kolobrodov A.

Composers: Gavrilin V.

Anouncers: Afanasyev V.


The film is dedicated to the graetest battle of the Great Patriotic War (Soviet people’s participation in World War II in 1941-1945), the Battle for the city of Kursk. The film features newsreels, memorials of veterans .

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The film is dedicated to the greatest battle of the Great Patriotic War - the Battle of Kursk. The film was filming the following: newsreels of World War II - the action of infantry, tanks and artillery in the Belgorod-Kursk direction of both Soviet and German troops and aircraft. Parties Interviews battle, meeting soldiers-liberators in the liberated villages in 1943.

Reel №1

Landscape with a River and Cretaceous mountains (summer) - LS.

Farmers collect water from a spring - LS.

Landscape with village - LS.

Women sing folk songs in the house (synchronous) - Various.

War veterans are on the bridge over the river, sitting on a bench, one chopping wood - different.

Wheat rolls in the dish in a bucket - CU.

Village resident FI Shekhovtseva Street tells the occupation (synchronously) - CU.

Veterans cook porridge and lay a memorial (May 9) - Various.

A woman with a baby in her arms - CU.

People at tables outside in the Victory Day, a veteran rifle up - MS.

Belgorod veterans stand in front of the panorama of the Battle of Kursk - LS., MS., PNRM.

City - LS.

Station - LS.

Church - LS.

Dilapidated chapel - LS.

Eternal Flame - MS.

"Katyusha" tank "T-34" on a pedestal - MS. (Removed from the backlight).

Illuminated plane on a pedestal - MS.

Place of fights - trench - MS.

Field - MS. (Night shooting with a spotlight).

Photo tanker Shalandina, nurses M. Borovichenko, pilot A. Horowitz, who died a hero's death - CU.

Obelisks - MS.; Family died on the obelisks - CU.

Field, his cloud - LS.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Go Soviet tanks, infantry soldiers with antitank guns.

German general model with other officers.

German tanks moving.

Go to the German soldiers.

Are German tanks.

German digs a trench.

The trench held by Field Marshal von Manstein, looks through binoculars.

General K. Rokossovsky with the officers in the woods.

Commander: General NF Vatutin at the front.

Map fighting at Kursk - MS.

Reel №2

Map of military operations - MS.

Former Chief of Staff of the Voronezh Front, Army General, Hero of the Soviet Union SP Ivanov said the card (synchronous) - CU., MS.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

The commander of the Voronezh Front, NF Vatutin at the front, looking at planes - CU.

Flying airplanes.

Women go to the excavation, dig trenches, build a path for the Voronezh Front.

Animation: against moving rails pictures of the war years.

Stand along the railroad tracks women who built this way - LS., CU.; Female foreman carries the banner.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

NF Vatutin receives a report, presenting Colonel Kravchenko and the banner of the Order; Kravchenko kisses banner.

Are tankers.

NF Vatutin speaks to them about.

Cabin Museum, where he was born and lived NF Vatutin (inside and outside) - MS., LS., PNRM.

(Under Valuiki).

Sister NF Vatutina EF Vatutina talks about it (synchronous) in the house - LS., CU.

Photos NF Vatutina, his mother - CU.

Sunset - LS.

Newsreel 1943:

The Battle of Kursk:

Shoot "Katyusha".

Burning car.

Shoot guns.


Flying aircraft.

Burning land and military equipment (the plane).

Aircraft fire, dropping bombs.


Go to German and Soviet tanks.

Soviet infantry go shoot.


Fleeing German soldiers.

Soviet soldier fires anti-tank guns, burning German tank.

The explosion of the tank.

Soldiers running along the trench.

Mortar fires.

German in the tank.

Shoot the German tanks.


Burning houses.

Ligated and are wounded.

About the Battle of Kursk tell: cosmonaut GT Coast (synchronously in the field) - CU.; Party battle MA Korenkov (simultaneously the hut) - MS.; Former tank VJ Storozhenko (synchronously in the field) - CU.; Former tank, Hero of the Soviet Union EV Shkurdalov (synchronous indoors) - CU.

The field at the location of the battle at Prokhorovka - LS.

Sun, shot through the black smoke - CU.

Painting of the Battle of Kursk - CU.

Reel №3

Photo: tanks after the battle at Prokhorovka - MS., PNRM.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Shoot guns.


Charges the man cannon.

Attack of Soviet tanks.

German guns firing.

Commander of the Army (Steppe Front) General IS Konev at the front.

Soldiers are fleeing the attack, go on burning village, shoot.

German hiding in a trench.

Belgorod in smoke, soldiers running through the burning streets.

Ruins, lying dead.

They say war veterans on the street: EM Burak (synchronously) - CU.; NS Ryabtsev (synchronous) - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Belgorod residents returned to their city, met with Soviet soldiers.

Ruins of Belgorod.

Woman ignites small stoves.

German soldiers tore the banner through the streets.

Radio on the roof.

Instruct the officers, shoot guns (salute in Moscow to commemorate the victory at Kursk).

Fireworks on the background of the Kremlin, Red Square.

People in the windows, on balconies.

Women applauding, hugging soldiers.

There is a soldier with a girl.

German prisoners go.

Killed by a German.

Woman harrowed field on a cow.

Women were coated with mud hut.

Says a former collective farm chairman, IN Efimenko in the (synchronous) - CU.

Past the stacks are women - LS., CU.

The graves of fallen soldiers - LS., Departure.

Women at the mass grave - CU.

Storks in the nest - CU.

The hills, the road, the village on the river - LS.

Women sit at the tables near the road, on the table lost photos - different.

Shooting from a helicopter: meadows, the road - LS.; Memorial "Kursk» - LS.

Salute - different.

Face EV Shkurdalova - CU.

People in the area of ​​Belgorod watching fireworks, VJ Storozhenko and other veterans among them - LS., CU.