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Post-WWII, Czechoslovakia

Reel Number: 250226-10

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1940s,1950s

Country: Czechoslovakia,USSR


TC Begins: 01:22:44

TC Ends: 01:31:11

Duration: 00:08:27

Post-WWII, Czechoslovakia Nut orchard; women under trees gathering. 01:23:24 Men picking peaches . Line of men plowing / hoeing field. Row of mules pulling ??. Cattle herded by boy; grazing. Women hoeing crop w/ village on hill behind. 01:24:41 Hops growing on wires. 01:25:10 Men & women w/ hay knives past barn; infield scything; large industrial plant beyond grain fields. Shocking grain; tying bundles; wagon of bundled grain. 01:26:24 Combine cutting grain. LS, MS. Men loading bags of grain into wagon. 01:27:02 Destroyed factory buildings, WW2; Steam train of rubble. Men cleaning bricks; rebuilding factory. 01:27:48 Men looking at plans on housing site; women & men pouring cement w/ wheelbarrows. 01:28:10 Ext. of large exhibition hall . People looking in windows of building w/ star on RSC. 01:28:15 Int. Soviet meeting w/ Czechoslovakian & USSR flags & men & delegates seated. 01:28:20 CU Photographs of Stalin & Klement Gottwald above VIPs. MCU men & woman on dais. MCU Gottwald. Delegates stand & applaud. 01:28:38 Scenic of old city. Modern government building; Soviet signs. 01:28:50 Night & people on truck thru crowded street. Int. political meeting; CU Gottwald. 01:29:00 LS old government building. Rebuilding, factories w/ USSR stars on them. 01:29:17 Men walk past graffiti on building: Narodni Majetek. Into meeting w/ Stalin & ?? on wall. 01:29:39 Factory chimneys. Int. Skoda Works w/ overhead crane. Partially completed locomotives. CU sign. Steel mill w/ large billet; men rolling steel. 01:30:10 Men on canal boat beside crates marked w/ UNRRA Czechoslovakia. Metal wheels for farm equipment. 01:30:23 Int. men assembling grain combines. Combine harvesting grain. 01:30:35 Town square w/ market stalls, people shopping at vegetable stands; people reading bulletin boards. Communist monument; City view. Post-WW2; Rebuilding; Propaganda; Communism Daily Life; 1940s; 1950; NOTE: Partial or entire sold at per reel rate.

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