VISIT TO SOVIET UNION

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Subjects:

  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • Dawn Cine Group

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: VISIT TO SOVIET UNION

Reference number: 2425

Date: 1959 - 1960

Director: [attributed to Charlie Bukelis, Dawn Cine Group]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.25 mins

Description: A visit to the Soviet Union by a group of British delegates (possibly trade unionists), including a display of a national dance and the laying of flowers on a memorial.

Shotlist: No credits. Group arrives by bus, met by hosts [women wearing traditional dress]. Open air site. Display of national dance by women in traditional dress (3.43) Tombstone/memorial inscribed "Ionas Biliunas 1879-1907" gvs gardens of house, dancers lay flowers on memorial (4.18) inside and shots of visitors at a meal. Visitors are waved off on their bus outside building inscribed "Kultoros Namai" (5.18) Lorry on road (5.25)