1940s - USSR: Cult of Stalin Parades
Top shots parade in Kiev w/ portraits of Stalin & Soviet officials. Traveling shot along street decorated w/ banners. Parade of civilians many holding ribbons attached to huge portrait of Stalin on wheels.
08:08:58 Moscow parade: smiling Stalin & Molotov waving from Mausoleum in Red Square. Excited people as they parade past podium cheering & waving up to Stalin w/ ‘reaction shots’ Stalin waving back, pointing & clapping. Various nationalities in crowd inc. gypsy woman dancing. Old lady peers up towards podium. Women chanting ‘Stalin!’ Very good adoration / personality cult shots.
Russia / USSR. Ukraine. 1940s.