1 plot. Tomsk. 40 years of bearing factory. Workshop of the plant. Workers at the machines. The plant's products are sent to 55 foreign countries. Veterans of labor of the plant. 2 syuzh. Barnaul. Market trading. Market Director N. Sulgin. Trade problems. Sellers behind the counter. Food prices. Collective farm market. 3 plot. Prokopyevsk. The history of the emergence of the village on the Aba River, and now the city - Prokopyevsk. The city is the center of Kuzbass coking coal mining. Miners' dynasties. Architectural buildings of the city. New houses. Sports Palace, cinemas, new businesses, new tram transport lines. 4 syuzh. Novosibirsk. Alexander Balabanov is a soloist of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater, Honored Artist of the Republic and Laureate of the Novosibirsk Komsomol Prize. Rehearsals. Scenes from the performances "Spartacus", "Macbeth". Spectators in the hall.