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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of festivities between nations in the streets of Moscow, in a ballroom, and later a mass Peace March and rally, the lighting of the Peace Flame and release of a white dove.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Moscow, Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    High shot of Kremlin and St Basil's Cathedral. Balloon sellers in front of civic building. Various shots of girls receiving bouquets from young men on the 9th day (the Girls' Festival) of the Sixth World Youth Festival. Panning shot along couples holding balloons and singing.

    Night scene, a dance display by the side of a lake. LS People in rowing boat.

    Various shots of guests walking up stairs, streamers being thrown over them. LS Looking down into hall of couples dancing. Various close ups of people dancing. High shot, ballroom dancing (possibly in the Central Soviet Army Club). Various shots of girls and young men holding hands and dancing in a circle round the grounds of the house.

    LS and CU Mushroom cloud from atomic bomb explosion. Various shots of crowds carrying banners and torches on their peace march through Moscow. The torch bearers mount the steps and a young girl lights the Peace Flame. High angle shots of crowds. LS and MS Dr. James Endicott, Vice-President of the World Peace Council, addressing meeting. MS Pilot Alexei Maresyev, Hero of the Soviet Union. MS Japanese girl, Sisako Nagaka, aged 12 when an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, holds a bunch of flowers, a cloak is placed round her shoulders. MS Little girl letting go of a bird, which then flies into the air. MS A line of Japanese delegates singing. Various shots of massed crowds carrying banners etc.

    Note: Date on original record: 11/08/1957.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:10:00 / 01:13:25:00
    UN 2996 B

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