Inhabitants of Vienna are viewing billboards, exhibitions, reading newspapers. Inscription: "To the 100th anniversary of the death of N. V. Gogol." 4-volume edition of the writer's works. Actors in front of a microphone read excerpts from the writer's works. The building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Academy President, Professor Meister talks with colleagues. Opening of an exhibition about the life and work of the writer. The building of the University of Vienna. Evening. Chairman of the All-Austrian Gogol Jubilee Committee, Professor Yagodich, speaking. Among the guests are the President of the Austrian Republic Mr. T. Kerner, the political adviser of the USSR Kudryavtsev. The auditorium of the "Skala" theater. Fragments from the play "The Inspector General". The ceremonial meeting in the hall of the Vienna Concert House.