Impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. A large crowd of civilians gathered on the streets. Banners seen. Civilians buy portraits and writings of Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Tse Tung at a shop. Posters and paintings on a wall. Portraits of Lenin and Marx on a wall. Portraits of Mao Tse Tung displayed in the shop. Civilians lined up outside the shop. Men seated in chairs. Civilians dine in a restaurant. Shop windows displaying bas relief images of Mao. Windows celebrating the revolution, with marching figures and dates: 1949 -1966.
Events related to China's First Thermonuclear Test. Chinese people celebrate upon the news of the successful nuclear weapon test by China. View of the headlines in several major newspapers in China regarding China's first successful thermonuclear test. Chinese people play drums, sing, dance and celebrate on streets. Picture of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung in the parades. English translation overlays Chinese narrator.
Events related to China's First Thermonuclear Test. Men at work on the test site. Several banners and artifacts are put at the test site. Men follow the principles of Chairman Mao Tse-Tung. Men study works of Chairman Mao. Food is prepared in kitchen. View of a sand storm in the desert. Men briefed by an officer. Men shovel ground, weld and operate cranes. View of scientific instruments in underground bunkers. Materials for civil use are arranged for testing purpose. Animals in cages are brought as test subjects. Troops sit in outdoors. Chinese flag flutters atop a mast. Several instruments and switch boards. Thermonuclear bomb explodes. The blast wave completely destroys the test buildings. Mushroom cloud rises in the air. English translation overlays Chinese narration.
Events related to China's First Thermonuclear Test. Mushroom cloud rises in the sky. Results of the thermonuclear test are studied. Test dogs in underground bunkers are found to be more protected then those on the surface during the test. Man shoes eggs laid by chicken after the test. Monkeys in sheltered headquarters are discovered completely protected from the effects of the blast. Exposed test buildings on the surface are completely destroyed but the semi underground buildings are in good condition. View of germinated seeds that germinated even after being exposed to the test. Crops in field continue to grow even after being exposed. People buy newspapers, cheer and celebrate on streets in China. English translation overlays Chinese narration.
Impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. A man on a cycle cart loaded with bags. Men ride bicycles on a street. Buildings on either side of the street. A traditional gateway on the street. A portrait of Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Tse Tung placed on the gateway of a former holy place. Civilians enter the gateway. View of Chinese architecture. Paintings on a wall. A statue at the center of a hall. Writings on charts around the statue of Mao. Civilians stand with vegetable carts and trolleys.
Impact of the Cultural Revolution and the deification of Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Tse Tung in Beijing, China. Civilians walk on a street. Signs painted on walls. Chinese citizens get their news from charts placed on the walls. The civilians read newspapers on the streets. The civilians gathered in front of a building. They read the charts placed on the building's wall. A large crowd of uniformed Red Guard youth gathered in a square and each of them is reading Mao's Little Red Book. The Red Guard begin to read aloud in unison, from Mao's book.