To the 100th anniversary of the birth of Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak. Children read poems by S. Ya. Marshak. S. Ya. Marshak at work. Photographs of S. Ya. Marshak. Illustrations by the artist A. M. Kanevsky to the poems of S. Ya. Marshak. The manuscript of S. Ya. Marshak's poem "This is how absent-minded." Films that convey the content of the poem "This is how absent-minded." The writer V. Rozov tells (synchronously) about cases of his absent-mindedness. Cosmonaut Yu. A. Gagarin gets out of the plane, walks across the carpet; his shoes are untied. The film features a song to the verse "That's how absent-minded."