Moscow city. Meeting of the Presidium of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences. NN Blokhin speaking. A ceremonial meeting dedicated to the awarding of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences with the Order of Lenin. Academician Petrovsky and other scientists at the All-Union Scientific Center of Surgery of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, equipping the Center with equipment; examination, treatment of patients. Plots dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of the Russian writer A.P. Chekhov. Rehearsal of the actors of the Youth Studio Theater on A.P. Chekhov Street in Moscow. Halls, exhibits in the House-Museum of A.P. Chekhov in Yalta. Scenes from the performances "Uncle Vanya" and "The Cherry Orchard" based on the plays of A. Chekhov. Moscow city. Artist I. Lubennikov in his workshop painting the interior of the House of Culture of the Trekhgornaya Manufactory Textile Factory. Exhibition of paintings by young artists. Young artists at work on their works in the House of Creativity on the island of Sinezh.