Working moments of filming the movie "Quiet Don". Film director S. A. Gerasimov, cameraman V. A. Rapoport, artist B. D. Dulenkov visit the Don villages and farms. Decorations built on the banks of the Donets River. Performers of the main roles, actors P. P. Glebov and E. A. Bystritskaya make up before filming. Rehearsals for the actors. Shooting of the episodes "Storming of the Winter Palace", "Flight of the White Guards from the Novorossiysk port", "Death of Daria". Preparing and filming a battle scene with the participation of cavalry. Actress E.A. Maksimova, playing the role of Koshevoy's mother, on the site. The film includes fragments from the silent film "Quiet Flows the Don". The author of the novel "Quiet Flows the Don" MI Sholokhov for a walk.