City of Great Destiny

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Engraving of the Peter and Paul Fortress. Views of Leningrad: St. Isaac's Cathedral, Griboyedov Canal Embankment, Fontanka, Peter and Paul Fortress, Spit of Vasilyevsky Island, Kazan Cathedral, cruiser Aurora, Smolny, Palace Square, Field of Mars, Nevsky Prospect, Hermitage, Russian Museum, Petrodvorets and fountains, hotel "Pribaltiyskaya", Summer Garden. Newsreel footage of the revolutionary events of 1917. View of the assembly hall in Smolny, Lenin's office. Streets of the city: cars, trams, metro, people in the rain, newlyweds ride in a carriage along the embankment of the Neva, travel along the canals, the boat "Raketa", raised bridges. Artists paint landscapes. Monuments to Peter I, A.S. Pushkin, M.I.Kutuzov. Participants of the Peace March at the Piskarevskoye cemetery. Work of urban enterprises: assembly of parts in the shop, interior view of the nuclear power plant hall, assembly of tractors, launching a ship into the water. Sports competitions: autodeo, football. Newsreel of the Great Patriotic War: the offensive of the German army, the departure of Soviet soldiers to the front, the blockade of Leningrad, work in the rear, the liberation of the city, the removal of protective structures from monuments and works of art in the Hermitage. Parade of veterans on Victory Day. Laying flowers at the monuments "Defenders of Leningrad" and "900 days", to the Eternal Flame. The auditorium of the Kirov Opera and Ballet Theater. A scene from the ballet. Fireworks over the Neva. White Night.
Yu. Zanin
Film ID
the great patriotic war
, urban transport
, energy
, architecture
, sports
, river transport
, theatre
, state holidays
, population
, landscapes
, monuments
, tractor machine building
, cities
, october revolution of 1917
, painting
, consumer services
Number of Parts
N. Volkov
Other Creators
Screenplay A. Nikiforov
Release Date