Romania. City of Bucharest. Meeting at the airport of the Soviet film director M. Kalatozov. M. Kalatozov's interview with Romanian correspondents. The poster for the film "The Cranes Are Flying". Director's speech before the start of the film. Romanian writer Teodorescu at work in his office. Writer's books. Pantomime based on the fairy tale by Teodorescu. India. Extraction by fishermen of shells with pearls. A pearl is taken out of the shell.