A Handshake Across the Ocean.. (1987)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Artseulov O.

Operators: Baykov V., Volkov V.

Text writers: Gurkov G.


About stay in the USSR Australian Prime Minister Robert Hawke. The sides signed documents on cooperation in space exploration, trade and economic activities, medicine, sports. Guest visited Leningrad.

Foreign policy


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Stay Prime Minister of Australia Robert James Lee Hawke in the USSR. City of Moscow. Meeting at the airport, atmosphere Ryzhkov, Eduard A. Shevardnadze. Passes the guard of honor. Negotiations NI Ryzhkov, Eduard A. Shevardnadze from RD Hawke whether in the Kremlin. Meetings RD whether Hawke with VS Murakhovski, VM Kamentseva. Hawke at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow. In Leningrad. Piskarevsky. Newsreel. The blockade of Leningrad. Australian delegates to the Peter and Paul Fortress, in a conversation with the chairman of the executive committee of the Leningrad City Council VY Khodyrev, in the Leningrad Opera and Ballet, the Kirov Opera in "La Traviata". Fragments from the opera. Visit to the Hermitage. Return of the delegation to Moscow. Meeting in the Kremlin with Mikhail Gorbachev. Documents signed by Shevardnadze, E. Chazov. Press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Speaker RD Does Hawk. In the hall reporters. Departure of the delegation from Moscow. At the airport.

Reel №1

Kremlin - LS. the top point. (Winter), PNRM.

Soviet and waving Australian flags - MS.

Aeroflot plane taxis - LS., PNRM.

R. Houck and his wife down the stairs - CU.

Among the welcoming Soviet Prime Minister Nikolai Ryzhkov, Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze.

The solemn ceremony: report, bypass and pass the guard of honor, the anthems of Australia and the Soviet Union - are different.

Soldiers honor - CU.

Pass Band - MS., LS., PNRM.

Kremlin - LS., Hitting.

NI talks in the Kremlin Ryzhkov and EA Shevardnadze RD Le Hawke.

The participants are photographed - LS., CU., PNRM.

Conversation First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR VS Murakhovski with Robert Hawke.

Meeting of the Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR VM Kamentsev with Robert Hawke.

Eternal Flame at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - LS., CU., PNRM.

Australian delegation lays wreath at the grave.

Eternal flame at Piskarevsky in Leningrad - LS.

The sculpture "Motherland» - CU.

Tombstones with the NDP "1943", "1942» - CU.

Cemetery - LS.

R. Houck, lays a wreath at Piskarevsky.

Honor guard - MS.

Newsreel 1941-1944.:

The Siege of Leningrad: a girl on a sled driven coffin.

People at the corpse on the street.

Man and woman on a sled driven corpse.

The shelling of Leningrad.

Military Factory: women make grenades and shells.

The man at the machine.

Reading room, emaciated man reads and breaks off the bread.

Monument to Peter I - MS.

Neva Embankment - MS.

The building of the fortress - LS.

PNRM. a fortress tower on the Australian delegation at the departing car - LS., MS.

Chairman of the Leningrad City Council VJ Khodyrev takes Australian delegation headed by R. Hawke.

Reel №2

Australian guests and their attendants in the bed of the Leningrad Opera and Ballet, the Kirov - LS.

An excerpt from Verdi's opera "La Traviata" (synchronous) - LS.

The delegation of Australia enters the room Hermitage, examine the paintings - different.

Paintings by Van Dyck, Murillo and other Western artists - different.

People on the Nevsky Prospect - MS., LS. (Winter).

People on the streets of Moscow - MS., PNRM.

The Supreme Soviet of the USSR - LS., PNRM.

General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Mikhail Gorbachev and R. Hawke.

Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia Hayden signed an agreement between the USSR and Australia on cooperation in space.

Minister of Health, EI Hayden Chazov and sign an agreement in the field of health care.

Sign other documents.

The building of the press center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - LS.

R. Houck speaks at a press conference for journalists (simultaneously in English) - LS., PNRM.

Journalists - different.

Airport building - LS. (Evening).

Ceremony of the Australian delegation - different.

Among the mourners NI Ryzhkov, EA Shevardnadze.

Foreign plane was taxiing - MS.