From The First Person.. (1987)

Film-document №9473 1 part, Duration: 0:09:56 to collection Price category A

Part 1 0:09:47

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Artseulov K.

Script writers: Chuev N.

Operators: Artseulov K., Popov G.


A monologue film of the writer Lev Razgon.

Stalin's era


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1h. On the repression of 30-s g. r (frames Chronicles) by LE Acceleration, children's writer, tells about his time in Stalin's camps.

Reel №1

A panorama of cars waking down the street in the city of Moscow.

Passers-by in the street.

The writer of children’s books Leo Razgon, arrested in 1938 and rehabilitated in 1955, is walking along streets, looking at the houses.

Newsreel of the 30-40-s:


A traffic patrol in a street.


Selling of newspapers.

A poster devoted to Stalin’s Constitution on a car.

Moscow streets.

An entrance to the subway.

The Channel named after Moscow – water, sluices.

A photographer is taking pictures of people, seamen and sea cadet are smiling.

A fountain not far from Channel named after Moscow; a motor ship is sailing along the Channel.

The building of the Moscow River Station.

A motor ship.

A building.

People reflecting in a car window.


Memorial plaque on the house in the Kadashev Embankment where Marshal M.N. Tukhachevsky and the statesman Pavel Postyshev used to live.

Memorial board on the house where the journalist M. E. Koltsov lived.

Pictures of the repressed.


The steam boats “Iosif Stalin” [“Joseph Stalin”], “Vyacheslav Molotov”.

People are seeing off a steam boat.

A pier.

The headlight of a car going by

The windows of houses.

Doors, walls and stairs.

Passers-by outside.

A panorama of an arch and court near the house in Kuznetsky Most street where directory inquiries used to be situated.

Doves in the court.

A house under repairs.

Pictures of L. Razgon’s family arrested in the 30-ies.

Newsreel of the 30-s.

A sculpture; a beach; a sportsman is jumping into the water, exercising.

A coffee bar on the steam boat.

People are swimming.

Woodcutters in a concentration camp are sawing trees, cutting them down.

Barracks behind barbed wire, a fence.

A picture: a prisoner; prisoners are sitting; people in a boat.

Pictures of Stalin of different ages.

Ladies are looking out of the window, talking outside.

A truck with Stalin’s picture on the windscreen is passing by.

A Moscow street.


Women are smoking outside.

A panorama of a former concentration camp.

A tower.

A fence.

A portrait of a girl.