Moscow city. Central Puppet Theater. Building, theater premises. Auditorium, stage, foyer. Museum of puppets in the theater. Puppets of the master puppeteer I.F.Zaitsev. Chronicle: IF Zaitsev at work in the workshop. SV Obraztsov talks (synchronously and behind the scenes) about the central puppet theater, about foreign puppet theaters, about the art of puppeteers. S.V. Obraztsov performs a romance by P.I. Tchaikovsky "We were sitting with you by the asleep river", he is accompanied by O. Obraztsova. Fragments of the performances of the Central Puppet Theater: "Telephone" by K. Chukovsky, "Tiger Petrik", "Go-Go", "Divine Comedy" by I. Stock, "The Soldier and the Witch" by E. Speransky (synchronously). Theater directors Stein and Samodur at a rehearsal. Theater puppeteers in different roles. Theater artists with puppets. Artist V. K. Maratov reads (synchronously) from the stage a poem by V. Mayakovsky. Fragments of the Mongolian religious holiday Tsam. Puppet show. Fragments of the Indian Shadow Theater performance. Performance by the Hungarian puppeteer Heinrich Kemeny. Poland. City of Gdansk. Building, premises of the Catholic Cathedral. Stained glass windows. Altar. Details of the altar, organ. A woman is praying. One of the apartments in Moscow. Children play with dolls.