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Soviet Canal Construction - Mao Visit - Stalin Outside Kremlin

Reel Number: 221084-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL and SD

Year / Date: 1930s-1940s

Country: Russia,USSR

Location: Moscow

TC Begins: 09:00:00

TC Ends: 09:02:28

Duration: 00:02:28

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)

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