The city of Leningrad. Leningrad Metal Plant. Production processes in workshops. Production processes in the shops of a watch factory, a carburetor factory, an automobile plant named after Likhachev. Construction of the Volzhskaya hydroelectric power station, Bukhtarma hydroelectric power station (Kazakhstan). Uzbekistan. Tashkent city. Paint and varnish plant. Factory foreman Khabiba Umarova makes purchases in a department store, buys a doll for her daughter, walks with her daughters along a city street. Kh. Umarova with her family at home. High school students in the classroom, pass along the city street. Pupils of the Tashkent vocational school on industrial practice. Pension delivery to retirees: the postman hands over money to retired spouses. The apartment of the retired spouses. The worker of the Leningrad metal plant V. Anikiev at work, with his comrades at a table in a cafe, walking with a girl along the city street. Rehearsal of the ballet "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai" at the People's Theater. Painting classes in a circle of one of the Palaces of Culture. Classes in the sections of gymnastics, wrestling in one of the gyms. The reading room of the Lenin Library. Students in the classroom of the evening department of one of the institutes.