Contemporary Number 40

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The newsreel consists of 2 plots. 1st plot. The plot tells about the activities of the sect of schismatic Baptists in the village of Smyshlyaevka, Kuibyshev region. Private house of the sectarian Gracheva in the village of Smyshlyaevka, where an illegal prayer meeting is being held under the leadership of the preacher Makushin. Among those present - the leader of the sect of the schismatic Babtists A.M. Gontovnik. Women and children listen to the sermon, pray. Underground religious literature. A five-year-old girl talks about herself (sync.). Young people leave the house. 2nd plot. The plot tells about drug addicts from the city of Kuibyshev. Sergievsky district, Kuibyshev region The hang-glider is being prepared for flight for patrol and protection of poppy fields. Kuibyshev militiamen at the hang-glider are studying the flight route. Hang glider in the sky. Police officers on patrol watch through a telescope, guard poppy fields, detain drug addicts, inspect the car and personal belongings. The militiamen are leading the detainees: the previously convicted Voronova and the recidivist Beryshev across the poppy field. Types of confiscated bags of dried poppy boxes. Drug addicts and merchants Voronova, Beryshev, S. Mavrin in the office of a narcologist for examination, during a conversation with police officers give testimony. The narcologist examines the history of the disease, reads a letter from the mother of a teenage drug addict.
G. Timofeeva
Film ID
medical services for the population
, village
, religion
, militia
, air transport
Number of Parts
K. Stepanov, V. Fedotov
Other Creators
Sound engineer I. Nifonova, music producer I. Nifonova, speaker B. Svoisky, text A. Solonitsyn, editor B. Kozhin
Release Date
Has Sound

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