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    Bulgarian newsreel item about Communist Party Congress in Sofia.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    The 5th Congress of the Bulgarian Communist Party, Sofia, Bulgaria. Newsreel item with commentary in Bulgarian.

    CU the Communist Party symbol pinned onto a backcloth. CU large medallion figuring Marx and Engels. LSs interior of empty conference hall. MS corridor in the building. CUs office desks with telephones and typewriters.

    Various shots of audience in hall clapping, intercut with shots of Georgi Dimitrov (President of Council of Bulgarian Ministers) & other party officials in box. The audience chant Dimitrov's name. Various shots choir singing. CU portrait hanging on wall of Dimitrov & Marx. MS Delegates walking to their seats. MS Dimitrov & other officials. MS audience clapping. CU Dobri Terpechev addressing the audience. MS audience. LS the circle in the theatre where the congress is being held. Panning shot Dimitrov (extreme left) and others at table. CU Terpechev speaking, pan across to delegates listening. CU the Communist party symbol pinned onto backcloth. LS audience in circles pan down to stalls. CU woman wearing medals in audience. Back view of Bulgarian army officer. LS audience sitting down. CU Terpechev. MS audience. LS audience in circle, pan CU from one official to another.

    CU overseas delegate. CU French delegates. CU another overseas visitor. Angle shot of Terpechev speaking. MS delegates clapping. MS important delegates. CU Terpechev speaking. MS Dimitrov clapping. More delegates arriving and walking onto rostrum. MS audience clapping. CU woman in national costume clapping. CU another speaker addressing the congress. CU people in audience. CU Dimitrov shaking hands with people who are presented to him. CU another speaker. MS another delegate walking onto rostrum to address congress. CU delegate addressing audience. LS audience. LS the delegates behind rostrum. CU another delegate addressing congress, pan across important delegates. MS Dimitrov & other officials standing & clapping. MS Dimitrov being handed a book. He shakes hands with delegates who give it to him. CU speaker addressing congress.

    LS audience. CU Dimitrov & Terpechev shaking hands with delegates who are presented to them. MS woman delegates filing along rostrum. CU woman making speech. MS Dimitrov shaking hands with women. CU types in audience. LS audience. CU member of audience. LS member of the Youth Physical Culture Brigade being presented to Dimitrov. CU boy saluting. MS boys of the youth movement, carrying banner, marching past on rostrum. CU audience clapping. MS boys & girls of the youth movement on stage. Girl addresses audience. MS the children raise their hands above heads and clap. Spacing.

    LS audience clapping. CU man addressing audience. CU audience. CU man speaking. Audience and speaker clap, he turns & shakes hands with Dimitrov. CU audience clapping. CU man making speech. Girl stands by his side taking notes. MS delegates clapping, including Dimitrov. Side view audience clapping. CU Delegate speaking & man by side taking notes. CU audience. CU delegate speaking. CU people in audience. MS overseas delegate addressing congress. MS audience. MS Dimitrov & others clapping. CU Another foreign delegate speaking. Pan of audience. CU another foreign delegate speaking. CU audience. CU Foreign delegate speaking, pan to audience. CU Foreign delegate speaking. CU types in audience. LS audience. Pan LS crowded circles, pan to stalls.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:29:00 / 01:17:31:00
    UN 2066 A

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