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Soviet Newsreel No. 77 (December 1943): Special Issue: President Benes Visits Moscow

Synopsis
Shows Benes’ arrival (11 December) at a Moscow station where he is met by Molotov and Voroshilov and, later that day, a reception at which he is received by Kalinin. The next day an agreement between Russia and Czechoslovakia ‘incorporating post war co-operation, mutual aid and friendship’ is signed. Stalin, rarely filmed, is present.
Language
English
Country
Russian Federation
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. b&w. 11 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1943
Availability
Special loan only
Documentation
A commentary translation is provided.
Subjects
History
Keywords
newsreel films; Soviet newsreels; Soviet Union; World War II

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Distributor

Name

Imperial War Museum

Phone
020 7416 5291
Fax
020 7416 5299
Address
Department of Film
Lambeth Road
London
SE1 6HZ
Notes
Address for video sales: Duxford, Cambridgeshire CB2 4QR

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