Chelyabinsk. The streets of the town. Solemn meeting dedicated to the International Year of Women. Speakers on the podium. The pioneers greet those present. Sverdlovsk. Veterans of the Great Patriotic War, former nurse A. A. Kvasnitskaya and former commander of a battalion of submachine gunners V. Ya. Firsov recall one of the tank battles, after which L. A. Kvasnitskaya was considered dead (synchronously). Sverdlovsk. Director of the film based on the story by E. A. Mukhina "Eight centimeters" Ya. Lapshin, actors, cameraman on the set in the pavilion of the Sverdlovsk Film Studio. Interview with E. A. Mukhina (synchronously). Magnitogorsk. Construction of a residential building. T. Korolkova, a student at the Construction College, works as a crane operator. Perm. A scene from the ballet "Don Quixote" by L. F. Minkus with the participation of the ballet dancer N. V. Pavlova on the stage of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater. N. V. Pavlova at a rehearsal in the class.