USSR - 1960s, Moscow Scenics, Parade & Military Review
Beautiful color. LS Moscow State University at dusk. View across city from university? May Day Parade in streets w/ portraits of Khruschev & Lenin - people happy - dancing & singing.
13:48:00 Good tracking shot over crowds heads w/ Lenin statue in FG & University in distance. Top shot crowd across bridge. Huge banner of Lenin, Marx & Engels w/ zoom out to show military parade in Red Square. CUs sailors & soldiers. Khruschhev & others out of Kremlin; crowd applauding Khrushchev as he arrives with Algerian President Ahmed Ben Bella at balcony above Lenin’s Mausoleum.
13:48:57 MCU ornate clock striking 10:00. Two open top American cars enter Red Square, one w/ Marshal of USSR Rodion Malinovsky standing in back & saluting - cars meet in middle of square as troops stand to attention & proclamation over loudspeakers heard - cars drive past reviewing troops - young recruits chant replies in unison to Malinovsky’s words. Malinovsky out of car & onto balcony - trumpeters.
13:51:09 CU Malinovsky making speech - intercut w/ shots of Khrushchev, Ben Bella et al on balcony, Red Square & troops listening.
13:53:04 Panorama of Red Square after speech. Pan across Khrushchev & other officials, all in similar overcoats. Military review continues, CU Ben Bella and Breshnev - Khrushchev & military chiefs saluting - tanks & missile carriers.
13:56:00 Civilian parade - May Day 1964 - dancing in national costume - acrobatics - Cossack dancers. Kids in costumes onto podium, give flowers to Khrushchev. Communist banners paraded. Elderly Chinese? military officers waving. Mikoyan? African military chiefs link hand w/ Khrushchev. Civilians smiling & waving up to balcony.
14:00:19 Night shots light displays - Communist insignia, slogans & pictures in neon inc. firing rockets - 46th Anniversary of October Revolution - street scenes w/ traffic, buildings lit up - LS University at night.
Russia / USSR. Communism.
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