The film tells about the history of Moscow in the 19th - 20th centuries. The film includes the following filming: 1 part. Ancient houses and mansions in the center of Moscow, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, streets, a view of one of the enterprises, a monument to A.S. Pushkin. Newsreel footage of the 1920s and 1930s was used: columns of demonstrators, military equipment and troops are marching along Red Square. Part 2. General view of sculptures, fountains, architectural details of houses on the streets of Moscow. The audience on the streets of the city, traffic, billboards in the streets. View of the temple and the territory of one of the cemeteries. Used footage of newsreels from 1993: shelling of the "White House" building.