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The film tells, based on the memories of the old residents of the city of Kuibyshev and newsreel footage of the Great Patriotic War, about the city of Samara - Kuibyshev, which became the 2nd capital of the Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War. Part 1 G. Samara, July 2004 Residents of Samara share their memories - they talk about the city of Kuibyshev during the Great Patriotic War (sync. And behind the scenes). B / W newsreel footage of the period of the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) - the city of Kuibyshev: streets, a trolleybus is passing along the street, people are passing by; buyers - a man and a boy stand at the counter in a store, choosing fabric; workers of a fish canning plant butcher sturgeon carcasses. People stand on the street in line at a newsstand, buy newspapers. Loudspeaker on a pole. The evacuated citizens travel in the carriage and on the roof of the train carriage. The railway train passes through one of the stations. - combat operations: artillery pieces are hitting, explosions are thundering, the commander gives an order by phone during the battle. B / W newsreel footage of Kuibyshev in the 1960s. Ships in the water area of the Kuibyshev river port, seagulls circling above the water, a panorama of the city (filmed from the movement of the vessel), the public and transport on the streets of the city. Part 2. Samara, 2004. Residents of Samara share their memories of life in the city of Kuibyshev during the Great Patriotic War (sync.): B / W newsreel footage of the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945): - Arrival in Kuibyshev, Minister of Poland, General Vladislav Sikorsky (going down the plane at the airport), V. Sikorsky exchanges greetings with the deputy. Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars A.Ya. Vyshinsky, the departure of the convoy of cars from the airfield. - Military parade in Kuibyshev on November 7, 1941. Troops are passing by, military equipment is passing by. On the government platform KE Voroshilov, MI Kalinin and others. A military train with soldiers and equipment is moving to the front. - The building of the Kuibyshev newsreel studio. Cinematographers leave the building, approach the car, studio workers take out boxes and filming equipment. An employee of the quality control department of the studio checks the quality of the material shot on film. General view of the meeting of employees of the film studio. Conversation of cameramen. - Collection of New Year's gifts for front-line soldiers: postcards with written congratulations are laid out on parcels, warm things are packed. General view of parcels for front-line soldiers. - An artillery battery is firing at enemy positions. B / W newsreel footage of the city of Kuibyshev of the 1940s-1950s: - Schoolchildren pass through the streets of the city, a general view of the monument to V. Chapaev and the building of the Drama Theater. M. Gorky. Meeting of the public of the city. General view of the old part of the city (filmed from the top point). Drifting snow on the frozen Volga. Part 3, Samara, 2004. Residents of Samara share their memories of the war (sync.): B / W newsreel footage of the city of Kuibyshev during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945): - Assembly of IL-2 attack aircraft in workshops of the Kuibyshev Aviation Plant. View of the aircraft IL-2 with the NDP "From the workers of Kuibyshev." The ceremonial transfer of aircraft to one of the air units. The pilot takes the plane, sits in the cockpit, the plane takes off from the airfield. - Workers of one of the defense enterprises during the assembly of rifles. Workers of the sewing shop sew short fur coats for the fighters. - A group of girls sing and dance. One of the girls is accompanying the accordion. Cross-country skiing in Kuibyshev in February 1942. Spectators stand along the track, watching the competitions of skiers. - The motor ship "Klim Voroshilov", on which the floating hospital is located, sails along the Volga, makes a stop at one of the piers. Women and children with flowers visit the wounded, talk with them, feed them. - A geography lesson in the class of one of the Kuibyshev schools. - The commander of the Polish corps, formed in Kuibyshev, bypasses the formation of troops. A military band is playing, Polish military units are marching. The girl stands, smiles, eats ice cream. - Celebrating the end of the war in Kuibyshev: A group of officers on the square with the banners of military units. Black and white newsreel footage of the city of Kuibyshev 1950-60s: - A festive feast in one of the families on Victory Day. - Views of one of the streets of Kuibyshev and Volga. B / W newsreel footage of the 1970s: - Schoolchildren are running to the Volga, sitting on the shore. - War veterans pose for the camera. Residents of Kuibyshev walk along city streets in the rain.
ABOUT. Robinova
Film ID
the great patriotic war
, urban transport
, cinematography
, school education
, relaxation
, poland
, international connections
, everyday life
, landscapes
, cities
, railway transport
, trade
Number of Parts
O. Robinova. S. Koloteev, A. Kaznacheev, N. Kiselev, P. Oppenheim, A. Sukhov, A. Tkachenko, M. Tsiporin
Other Creators
sound engineer V. Shubin, editor T. Savelyeva. editor B. Kozhin
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