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Montgomery in Russia

Reel Number: 221037-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1946

Country: Russia

Location: Moscow

TC Begins: 03:00:03

TC Ends: 03:04:33

Duration: 00:04:30

Montgomery in Russia Sd. Montgomery and others in ballroom of palace. Montgomery with Stalin seated for photocall. Montgomery wearing Russian cossack hat and coat with Stalin - joined by Molotov. Staff car pulls up in snow - Montgomery out wearing huge fur coat - with Russian officers enters military academy - points to sign in Russian above entrance. LS academy building - typical Eastern Bloc architecture. 03:01:27 EXT Opera House; INT Montgomery in uniform up steps with Russian officers on visit to see Profokiev ballet Romeo and Juliet; party into royal box. Curtains part - VS ballet performance w/ first Soviet prima ballerina Galina Ulanova. Applause. 03:03:06 Staff car pulls up in snowy square - Monty out in fur coat. Russian buildings - churches w/ elaborate towers and pinnacles - sightseeing - group along in snow - into cathedral and out again. Party into CCCP HQ building - reception inside - empty ballroom w/ chandeliers - Montgomery w/ medals on uniform. Post-WWII. USSR.

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