Stalin Newsreel Obituary, 05Mar53
Moscow, Red Square; CU clock tower. Sun behind clouds w/ buildings; flag at half mast, aka half staff. Newspaper w/ painted picture of Stalin & slow zoom into CU.
Moscow buildings, flags; shots of crowd standing in Red Square; people crying; people buying newspapers; shots of Russia very silent no traffic; Leningrad; Stalingrad (?); villages; families listen to radio; woman crying. 05:33:19 Construction workers on high building read newspaper announcement; crowds in Red Square & streets. Large photograph of Stalin; crowds filing in up stairs & past body lying in state. MCUs. CU Stalin lying in State; Communist Party leaders & dignitaries, suits & uniform standing paying respect, Khrushchev, Beria etc.
05:36:20 CU Stalin lying in state. Wreaths carried in, dignitaries & labeled wreaths. Various shots of lying in state & dignitaries.
05:39:30 Silent Moscow night; lying in state; Chao En-Lai w/ Party leaders.
05:40:23 Coffin being carried out by soldiers & pall bearers.
Cult of Stalin; 1953; Death; USSR; Russia; Funeral;