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Reel Number: 250227-01
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1910s,1920s
TC Begins: 02:00:00
TC Ends: 02:07:20
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk 1910 - 1920s, USSR: Communist Society’s Daily LIfe Men around two steam locomotives in deep snow; digging out tracks in blizzard. Passenger train & digging. In front of train & digging snow off rails. 02:00:31 ca 1920 Communist Party meeting, man at lectern; pan room from rear (brief), then from front right showing delegates listening. 02:00:47 Men & boys w/ some women workers in street past camera. Soldiers moving past w/ winter hats w/ red star on front march off r. to l. past camera. 02:01:01 MCU of ??. Unid. man in leather coat at lectern. Soldier speaking to Soviet troops in field; various men in uniform talking to men in military uniforms & blouses & caps w/ Trotsky leading a cheer, pan soldiers. 02:01:23 Children in street outside school w/ lunch buckets / bags. Other pedestrians in cobblestone street hurry to line. 02:01:41 Pan wreckage, interior of three story building, men salvaging or picking thru rubble. 02:02:08 Man & younger sentries unlock food storage; men carry out crates & bags as others watch; loaded wagons r. to l. Sentry marching outside building. 02:02:28 Montage: CU & MS ice over dam spillway of Shatura hydroelectric; large group of villagers walk past in winter; factory chimneys smoking / steaming; overhead of bucket conveyor ; steam engine on tracks beneath power line towers; High Angle from tower of locomotive pulling train of ore ; men standing on planks of trestle; fixing chain of overhead crane & loading railway axles & wheels onto railroad flatcar; moving cart of timber; men moving cars of coal; molten steel flowing; camel pulling wagon across dried salt flats; men harvesting salt & loading wagon; salt bricks; weighing salt . 02:03:35 Montage: Men w/ stream & ?? behind; workers lighting cigarette & resting beside hand hewn beams, sawing, cutting w/ ax & creosoting railroad ties; laying track. CU drilling rock. 02:03:59 POV from engine along newly laid tracks; engine runover & runby w/ people in freight cars. View of passing log houses, past bridge under construction; horses along water; children pulling cart along edge of dirt road, riding horses; man pitching grass to men on roof tying & thatching roof. Wooden windmill turning; man standing wiping sweat behind horse-drawn plow. Man seeding by hand, CU seeds. Woman driving two cows; men grinding grain, man outdoors at table keeping records. 02:05:09 Montage re NEP economics: Man tying small sacks, putting over shoulders; men eating from communal soup kettle; family eating at outdoor table. CUs children eating. Woman washing / soaping unhappy baby. Smiling woman holding young child. CU faces of peasant men & women talking, laughing. Smoking. Soldiers posing, smiling. Policeman chases boy from front of locomotive. Organ grinder; street photographer looking at pictures. Old man put head thru sheet for photograph as a caricatured Cossack. CU holding resulting photograph. 02:06:50 Montage: CU pretty young woman w/ scarf; plain woman straightening; woman on sidewalk watches passing carriages on cobblestones. St. Nicholas on sidewalk vendor’s stand; vendors selling gifts, cigarettes, Christmas trees; baby pigs; geese. 1910s; 1920s; Communism; Socialism; Holiday; Workers; Industrialization; NOTE: Partial or entire card sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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