Donetsk coal basin. Miners work in the face. Twice Hero of Socialist Labor I. Bridko. Streets of mining villages. Everyday life of miners: canteen, shop, activities with children. Miners in the library, in the Chistyakovsky Palace of Culture. Going in for sports in the sports society "Shakhtar". Shakhtar footballers at the stadium. Miners' rest house on the shores of the Sea of Azov.