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12th Party Congress

Reel Number: 221086-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1922

Country: Russia,USSR

Location: Moscow

TC Begins: 12:00:00

TC Ends: 12:08:46

Duration: 00:08:46

12th Party Congress Abstract intertitles throughout. Good group shot senior Communist Party members inc. Leon Trotsky no Lenin. Vars further scenes of formal meetings, group discussions & personalities inc. good CUs Molotov, Voroshilov, Kalinin. Delegations inc. Urals & Eastern Russia. Stalin present but no CUs. 12:06:47 Lenin & group pose for camera outside - waving hats. High angle INT Congress delegates looking up at camera, clapping & laughing - Stalin in centre. Further shots Congress under way - packed hall. 12:08:04 Trotsky making speech at podium. Title ‘Hopes of worldwide bourgeoisie fell through but wonderful anticipation of Lenin came true’. Zinoviev speech. Russia / USSR. 1920s.

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