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Road To The Wall, The Pt. 1 of R1

Reel Number: 300366-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1962,1960s

Country: Germany,Russia

Location: Berlin,Moscow,Saint Petersburg

TC Begins: 01:00:11

TC Ends: 01:07:00

Duration: 00:06:49

Pt. 1 of 2 Titles. Anti-Communist propaganda film. Gives brief history of Communism. Footage from 1905 to 1960s CU & pan on Berlin Wall. Montage: refugees, different countries & different times, walking on roads; soldiers, crowds cheering Red Square. ?? gives speech; 191? refugees at railroad pushing; CU baby. Corpses in forest. 01:01:4? Globe turning, Title: The Big Picture. CU statue, picture of Marx. Russian troops march, various time periods. Graphic arrows. One-way signs, German forest & sign; barbed wire, men building fence. 01:02:41 Still: Bernt Luytens (sp?) first killed in escaping. Still w/ hammer & sickle over. Map of world, titles superimposed “Berlin 1961”, "Havana 1959”, “Budapest 1956”, “Coyoacan 1940”, "Kronstadt 1921”, “St Petersburg 1905”. 01:03:46 1905: Tsar Nicholas II at balcony of palace. Workers & peasants. Still, Father Georgy Gapon w/ group & petition read, VO in badly accented English, over crowd outside Winter Palace w/ placards & flags. Staged Cossacks thru mud, beating crowd. Stills Czar, Gapon, Lenin. Lenin gesticulating, speaking. Tsar & wife & other dignitaries march; Czar gets on horse. Stills: Czarina & son; Rasputin. 01:05:33 Montage: WW1, trench fighting, bombing. Russian soldiers scratching. Starving children. 01:06:20 March 1917 demonstration, St Petersburg. Troops arrive in trucks, then army cheering w/ protesters. Kerensky speaks (MOS). Cold War Propaganda; History of USSR; Revolution; Communism; Communists; Socialism; Starvation; NOTE: Crowd footage not correct as to dates.

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