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Fulfilling Lenin’s Behests R5 of 5

Reel Number: 221390-05

Color: Black and White and Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1968

Country: Russia,USSR

Location: Leningrad / St,Moscow,Petersburg

TC Begins: 02:42:31

TC Ends: 02:52:37

Duration: 00:10:06

Fulfilling Lenin’s Behests R5 of 5 INT meeting of foreign scientists discussing Soviet nuclear power programme - miniature flags inc. Britain & USSR visible on table - man points to diagram on wall & scientists stand around scale model of plant. B/W stills montage: Lenin w/ HG Wells; atomic & hydropower plants; scientists & workers; VO “Soviet people say ‘Let the atom be a worker and not a soldier’”. 02:44:05 Portraits depicting Lenin’s quest for peace. Scenic shots of Leningrad St. Petersburg in Summer - street scenes showing pedestrians, tourists, women in colourful print dresses; cutaways to b/w stills of WWII bombardment of city & devastation. WWII stockshots of battleships firing, fighter planes in flight, tanks advancing across icy plains; victory celebrations in Leningrad staged?. 02:47:32 Biskayorovska Cemetery where 632,000 “defenders” of city buried - Eternal Flame - visitors w/ flowers walk thru - statues & murals - CUs people reading inscription on memorial wall, man crying. Good faces. Leningrad street scenes & daily life. INT workers in factory. 02:50:25 High shots across parade in Red Square - huge crowds w/ many Soviet flags, red banners & Lenin portraits - recording of Lenin speech played - father carrying little girl dressed in red on shoulders - Brezhnev et al waving from top of mausoleum. End titles. Russia / USSR; Travelogues; Heavy Industry; Communism; Sustainable Resources / Energy; Nuclear Fuel;

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