The film is dedicated to the architect P. D. Baranovsky. The film includes the following filming: views of the Boldinsky monastery in the Smolensk region, the Pyatnitsky cathedral, the work of restorers on the restoration of the cathedral, the installation of a cross on the cathedral. General view of the Spassky Monastery in Yaroslavl. The work of restorers in the monastery. Donskoy monastery in Moscow. Cemetery of the Donskoy Monastery. Archive of P. D. Baranovsky. The film uses newsreel footage that captures the destruction of churches, the removal of bells in the 1920s and 1930s, footage from the period of the Great Patriotic War.