Moscow city. Scenes from the play "Battle on the Road" based on the novel by G. Nikolaeva staged by the Moscow Art Theater. Cast: Sugrobin - A. N. Gribov, Chubasov - L. I. Gubanov, T. Karamysh - M. V. Anastasyeva, Bakhirev - M. N. Zimin, Volgan - V. M. Kvachadze, Blikin - V. Belokurov ... Premiere of Sergei Prokofiev's opera "War and Peace" at the Bolshoi Theater of the USSR. The part of N. Rostova is performed by G. Vishnevskaya, A. Bolkonsky - by E. Kibkalo, Kutuzov - by A. Krivchenya.