Soviet Canal Construction - Mao Visit - Stalin Outside Kremlin
Workers w/ large banner 1934; forced labour - men clearing ground for canal project w/ pickaxes; pushing wheelbarrows full of earth to and fro. Top shot swarms of workers on site - wooden boards across trenches in ground.
09:00:19 CU crocodile puppet at children’s party / carnival? Brief CU Russian typewriter in use.
09:00:29 Sd. Dec49 Mao Zedong / Tse Dong visit: INT Bolshoi theatre - applause as Stalin, Mao, Beria, Gromyko, Khruschev, Molotov onto stage. National anthem sung - good shots packed theatre.
09:01:41 Si. Stalin, Beria, Kalinin, Kaganovich, Khrushchev ? & others walk in Kremlin grounds, 1940s. CU Stalin putting hand inside jacket in familiar pose.
Russia / USSR. Communism. Chairman Mao.
(Belomor - aka White Sea Canal, or Baltic Canal)