The film contains an ordinary chronicle - a particle of the work of Soviet documentary cameramen. People are walking along the street. A woman operator is filming. The operator shoots at the stadium, during the battle, the passage of tanks, partisans. Chronicle: N. Ostrovsky, I. V. Kurchatov, I. V. Michurin, K. E. Tsiolkovsky, S. T. Eisenstein, K. S. Stanislavsky, M. I. Kedrov, N. N. Aseev, B. L. Pasternak at the funeral of V. Mayakovsky. Arrival to Moscow of the French composer P. Degeiter. V. I. Lenin is speaking. Day of the anniversary of the universal education in 1919. The first subbotniks. Ruined monument to the emperor. Arrival of tourists from Argentina to Moscow. Homeless children. Educational program. Classes at the school for adults. Victory Parade June 24, 1945 Construction of the Fergana Canal. Agitation trains. Radio station "Bolshoi Comintern". Meeting of the Papaninites in Leningrad. Siege of Leningrad 1942 Moscow 1941 Muscovites dig trenches. Shooting operators: R. Carmen, V. Sushchinsky. The cameraman is filming a street in Berlin. Dneproges. Restoring Stalingrad. 1954 Development of virgin and fallow lands. Oil and gas production. Pupils in the classroom.