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Pasternak Documentary Excerpt inc. 1958 Party Congress

Reel Number: 221084-02

Color: Black and White and Colour

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1958

Country: Russia,USSR

Location: Moscow

TC Begins: 09:02:31

TC Ends: 09:06:52

Duration: 00:04:21

Pasternak Documentary Excerpt inc. 1958 Party Congress Russian narration. CU vars editions of Doctor Zhivago on bookshelf. Vars B/W stills Boris Pasternak. VO re 23Oct58 telegram from Stockholm informing him he had won Nobel Prize & visit that night strongly advising him to turn it down - then expelled from writers’ society. 09:03:53 1958 Party Congress several days later - INT huge hall. CUs people in audience listening to speech by ? damning Pasternak for the ‘disgrace’ he has brought upon nation - extremely insulting rhetoric. Khruschev & others applaud. 09:05:03 CUs newspaper headlines 01Nov58. People buying newspapers from street stall. Stills unid. Russian personalities. Portrait of Pasternak. More B/W stills Pasternak. Russia / USSR. Literature. Writers / Authors. Soviet Persecution.

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