- Title: CF385
10:16:29 - 10:19:42
Various shots ordinary people in Russia.
USSR map. V'shots Russian landscapes.
Nice sequence CUs old lady's faces - full of expression / character.
V'shots rivers, boats / ships. Trade routes - Stalin grad, Moscow, Leningrad...
10:19:42 - 10:22:23
Extremely cold climate: Reindeer, sleighs, ice-skating, a chained wild bear.
V'shots boats = ice breakers.
Old footage people / peasants working the land - huge groups working together, farms.
'collectives' created by communist state - machines - various farm scenes.
A shop, school. Poor community; log cabins / shacks.
10:22:23 - 10:25:17
Industrialisation / industrial revolution.
Building - logs; huge machine saws. Portable gasoline saws.
V'shots of building / construction - machines, cranes. New buildings.
10:25:17 - 10:28:19
Soviet city scenes - urban industrial. Very busy trams. Few automobiles / cars - shots of tiny gas / petrol station. V'shots of small roads / highways.
V'shots of popular transport - boats, trains, air planes.
Various shots of children playing - Russian dolls in shop, children fishing, very small children playing by themselves in street.
'Pioneer Camp' - uniforms, education in communism.
10:28:19 - 10:32:27
Flowers - very popular; v'shots old man picking them, a flower market.
Folk art - scenes of music and dancing.
V'shots ext / int theatre - ballet performance.
V'shots of beautiful buildings / architecture - palaces, grounds, museums. A modern Moscow skyscraper.
Several shots of Russian Christian churches. Old footage of religious procession / parade. Several shots of ruined / run down churches - religion shunned by the communist state.
"Remarkable culture" - nice series of shots of Russian people.
- Keywords:RUSSIA, COMMUNISM, COMMUNIST THREAT, RED THREAT, MCCARTHYISM, COLD WAR, SOCIALISM, MOSCOW, STALIN, LENIN, COLLECTIVISATION, 5 YEAR PLAN, RUSSIAN BALLET, BALLET RUSSE, BOLSHOI THEATRE
- Master Title:CF385