Stalin’s 70th birthday
70th Birthday celebrations for Stalin at the Bolshoi (Bolshoy) Theatre with Mao Zedong / Tse Tung in attendance.
Ext. Bolshoi, night - neon lights / decorations - crowds - Stalin picture lit up. Stalin & Mao enter with others, long applause & cheers. Khruschev on Stalin’s left, Mao Tse Tung on right. Shvernik & others making speeches. Pioneers make speech to theatre - brass band, children praising Stalin & promising to grow up good Communists - present flowers; huge painting of Stalin behind stage.
Geriatrics; Communism; Cult of Stalin; Dec49;