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We Were Not only Witnesses

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Abstract
Photos of Polish internationalist revolutionaries, comrades-in-arms of V. I. Lenin, F. E. Dzerzhinsky: a participant in the October Revolution of 1917, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Poland Yu. Leshchinsky, Chairman of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic S. Pestkovsky, Chairman of the Samarkand Council of Workers', Soldiers' and Peasants' Deputies V. Figelsky. Fragments from the memoirs of S. Pestkovsky reveal the life of the characters in the film. Revolutionary workers at Smolny. Soldiers guard the entrance to Smolny. Telegraph operators of the Central Telegraph at work (photo). Telegraph building. Factory in Lodz, the house where S. Pestkowski lived. Cathedral in Czestochowa; street, market, factory (photography). Column of Zygmunt in Warsaw; Warsaw Citadel (prison). The town of Plock, the house in which Y. Leshchinsky and V. Figelsky lived, a men's gymnasium. The building of the University of Krakow. Samarkand city: Registan square, old streets, mosques, old people are passing by. Uzbeks: women in burqa, children, an old man in a class to eradicate illiteracy (photo). Uzbek girls are walking along the street. Old Uzbeks drink tea. Steppe, a herd grazes, a shepherd riding a donkey. Kirghiz at the yurt.
Director
L. Skshidlo
Color
Color
Film ID
30676
Keywords
international workers solidarity
, national life
, communist parties
, architecture
, poland
, local government authorities
, higher education
, kyrgyzstan
, cities
, uzbekistan
Meterage
531
Number of Parts
2
Operators
Я. Chech
Other Creators
Screenplay A. Aneychik
Release Date
1987
Sound
Has Sound

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