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Stories About Communists R5 of 5

Reel Number: 221424-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1970

Country: Russia,USSR

Location: Moscow

TC Begins: 22:30:58

TC Ends: 22:40:31

Duration: 00:09:33

Stories About Communists R5 of 5 Revolution Square Station w/ retired workers including Nicolai Fenomello (sp) who worked on station as Young Communist League members. CU of statue of worker. 22:31:28 Newsreel footage of actual building of subway w/ men working in tunnels, shoveling, building cribbing, pouring concrete. Drilling. Finishing concrete, polishing walls & signs. Men into tunnel. Woman, Atiana Fyodorova later Deputy to Soviet Parliament, tightening bolts on forms. 22:33:01 Entering subway or parliament? MCU Fyodorova talks about building it & Fenomello who had lost both hands in WWII. Statue of woman in subway. Statue of man in subway. 22:34:24 She talks about Fenomello wanted to continue working on the subway. She took responsibility for the man so that he could work on with his previous group. More shots of working, drilling & excavating more recently w/ Fenomello supervising. View of subway trains; POV from engine into station. Cars passing. Several stations. Train above ground w/ Moscow University behind. Fenomello receiving Hero of Socialist Labor, presented w/ Order of Lenin & Gold Hammer & Sickle Medal. 22:36:39 Winter and pedestrians walking in front of apartment blocks; cars and vans behind. 22:37:03 Clock tower at 1:00 w/ chimes, lines to Lenin’s Tomb. CU of people moving in line in summer time. High angle of Red Square. 22:38:19 Interior of Communist Party meeting in very large hall. Brezhnev at microphone speaking (SOF w/ English voice-over). 1970 Party Conference per banner. Standing ovation. Applause. 22:39:59 Parade filling Red Square, banners, balloons. Good Lenin banner. The End. Communism; Progress; Work; Transportation; Pride; ca 1970s;

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