1936 - USSR: Vyshinsky at Trial of Zinoviev - Cult of Stalin
CUs Soviet Professors - Shereshevski, Vinogradov, Rosiski, Zipalov. Courtroom - Vyshinsky arrives & audience stands.
07:21:00 Little kids in uniform put into back of car & driven away as adults applaud.
07:21:15 Young girl makes speech in MCU; children applaud as Stalin appears projected onto screen, picks up little Mongol girl who kisses him.
07:21:53 MCU Prosecutor General Vyshinsky’s summing up speech w/ crowd cutaways. Prisoners in dock? Pan across bench inc. Olishh. Zinoviev not seen.
07:25:41 “I demand that these mad dogs be shot, every last one of them”. All 13 accused inc. Zinoviev shot on 25Aug36 - Trotsky sentenced to death in absentia.
07:27:25 Brief shot of Stalin voting at ballot box. Kalinin voting.
Russia / USSR; Communist Party; Show Trials; Personality Cult;