Russian Propaganda: Western War Campaigns
Independent Films, Documentaries, Public Domain
Documentary: On the Moscow International Peace Conference of 1949 showing "Soviet peace campaigns" and "Western war campaigns." R.1. shows Lenin's October 26, 1917 Declaration of Peace, and Stalin's April 9, 1947 peace statement as published in Izvestia to illustrate peaceful Soviet intentions. Illustrates deterioration if the West through scenes of breadlines, Ku Klux Klan, strikes and pornography in the U.S., and describes Western Europeans as war-oriented and oppressive. R.2: Views of Berliners and Koreans voting against "American imperialism." Scenes of foreign delegates at the International Peace Conferences held in Paris, Budapest, Prague, and Moscow. Shows Dmitri Shastakovich at the piano. R.3: Soviet delegates depart for the Moscow Peace Conference and meet delegates from Bulgaria, Romania, England, Africa, and Italy. Shows Soviet writers and academicians Aleksandr Fadeev, Konstantin Simonov, and Trofim Lysenko. Writer, Nikoli Tikhanov addresses the conference. R.4: Delegates from Africa, Great Britain, China, and East Europe address the conference.
Year of Production: 1949
Country: Russian Federation