Rybinsk hydroelectric complex construction site. Dam. Kiev. The building of the Palace of the Supreme Soviet of Ukraine. Writers in the hall during a meeting dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko. The plenum is opened by the writer A. I. Tolstoy. Writers K. I. Chukovsky, Lozovsky and Fadeev in the hall. P. Tychina is speaking. People's Artist of the USSR A. V. Nezhdanova in the reading room of the Moscow Central Club of Arts. People's Artist of the USSR, head of the Jewish theater S. Mikhoels and head of the puppet theater S. Obraztsov read books in the reading room. The billiard room of the Central Artists' Club. Speech by E. Gilels, J. Flier, L. Oborin at a concert in the Central House of Arts. Mikheta school teacher conducts a science lesson in the school garden among blossoming apple and almond trees. Testing an electric tractor on the collective farm fields of the ASSR. Uzbek SSR, Novo-Urgench. Transportation of cotton by trucks and carts. A herd of camels from a collective farm in the steppe. Collective farmers feed, shear camels. Transportation of camel wool by cart. Aviation club students in the classroom and on the airfield. The airplane makes a loop in the air. The match between the football teams "Spartak" and "Metallurg". Kayak competition.