Honoring the writer V.P. Kataev at the Central House of Artists on the occasion of his 60th birthday. The solemn meeting is opened by the writer B. N. Polevoy. Writer V. A. Kochetov makes a report on the work of V. P. Kataev. The hero of the day is greeted by the poets AA Surkov, MF Rylsky; writers L. A. Kassil, Yu. Yakovlev; artists of the Central Children's Theater: V. Sperantova, K. Koreneva. VP Kataev speaks in return.