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In the Former Nest of Obscurantism

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Abstract
A film about the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. Views of the city of Kiev and Lavra from the Dnieper River. Territory, buildings, premises of the Lavra. Types of caves. Expositions and individual exhibits of the museum-reserve. Excursions in the halls of the museum. The excursionists listen to the guide (large and medium-sized plans of excursionists - representatives of the urban and rural population of different nationalities and peoples of the Soviet Union). The guides and staff of the museum show the students different devices with the help of which the clergy of the Lavra demonstrated "miracles" to the believers. A church in one of the villages near Kiev, converted into a village club. An elderly collective farmer, a member of the circle of atheists demonstrates to the public a way to create the illusion of a "crying" Mother of God. Meeting of the circle of atheists. Young people walk along the street and in the vicinity of the village.
Director
M. Romanov
Color
B&W
Film ID
33097
Keywords
leisure
, standard of living
, atheistic propaganda
, rural settlements
, architecture
, club type institutions
, christianity
, museums
, cities
Meterage
509,5
Number of Parts
2
Operators
M. Koifman
Other Creators
sound engineer G. Grigoriev
Release Date
1938
Sound
No Sound

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