The film tells about the life and work of the outstanding Soviet poet and public figure N. S. Tikhonov. Landscapes of the Caucasus, a view of the house where N. S. Tikhonov was born; views of Leningrad, fragments from the film "Two Comrades Served". Landscapes of Crimea. Newsreel: theatrical performance "Liberated Labor" in Petrograd in 1919. Types of the House of Arts, the house of N. S. Tikhonov in Peredelkino, the room in which N. S. Tikhonov lived, shooting during his lifetime N. S. Tikhonov. Desert landscapes in Central Asia, construction of the Fergana Canal. Views of Paris, Pavlovsk, Tsarskoe Selo, India. The film uses newsreel footage of the Great Patriotic War, the besieged city of Leningrad.