Things and belongings of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin after his death at Lenin's villa in Gorki, Russia. A wooden bench in the garden. Lenin's chair and his walking stick in his reading room. Books and documents in the library of Lenin. A photograph of Vladimir Lenin with his friend Joseph Stalin.
Vladimir Lenin dies at Lenin's villa in Gorki, Russia. Russian newspapers publish the news of Lenin's death. Thick snows cover on roads, houses and trees. The dead body of Lenin at his home. A chandelier in the house. Soviet leader Leon Trotsky stands near the dead body of Vladimir Lenin.
Vladimir Lenin dies at Lenin's villa in Gorki, Russia. A large crowd gathers on road outside Lenin's villa. People walk on thick snow cover to reach Lenin's villa. Lenin's wife weeps after his death. Other Soviet leaders stand near his dead body. Nicholas Bukharin, Joseph Stalin, General Klement E Voroshilov, Mikhail Kalinin, General Mikhail V Frunze and others. Civilians arrive and pay homage to their leader.
Vladimir Lenin dies at Lenin's villa in Gorki, Russia. Immense crowd gathered at the internment of Vladimir Lenin at the Red Square in Moscow. Russian soldiers lead the procession. Half raised flags in the procession. Soviet leaders Nicholas Bukharin, Stalin, General Klement E Voroshilov, Mikhail Kalinin, General Mikhail V Frunze and others walk with the casket of Lenin. People assemble to pray at the prayer organized at a church. Three Russian naval vessel fire a three minute salute. Cannons of ship fired one after the other.
The funeral of Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars Vladimir Llyich Lenin in Moscow, Russia. Lenin's coffin carried,enroute from Gorki to Moscow, and lying in State at Column Hall of the House of Unions. Mourners lined up holding wreaths to pay homage to Lenin. Joseph Stalin and Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin, stand at head of the bier. Russians march through the streets holding banners. Stalin and other leaders bearing Lenin's coffin. Excavation with explosives to construct Lenin's tomb, at wall of Kremlin. Statue of Lenin. Workers excavatiing and constructing Lenin's successive Tombs. A large crowd of mourners gathered at Red Square. The body of Lenin preserved in the tomb. Joseph Stalin seen descending stairs after visiting Lenin's tomb.
Crowd milling about in Kronstadt, West of Saint Petersburg,Russia, as group of Russian sailors, soldiers and civilians, marches in their midst carrying a Sign reading "Peace, Freedom, and Bread." On March 7, 1921, The Bolshevik government sends 60,000 troops under command of Mikhail Tukhachevsky to quell the disturbance. They are seen marching in the streets. Next scene shows women looking amongst the fallen for their relatives. View of Leon Trotsky (Commander of the Red Army) walking with some of his staff. View of human remains. Brief view of Lenin. Trotsky writing at his desk. Narrator mentions the State Security Agency called "Cheka," being replaced by the Joint State Political Directorate (AKA OGPU). Narrator calls it the Political Police. Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov is seen walking with a group of Soviet workers and politicians ostensibly charged with overseeing the OGPU. Another scene shows Molotov conversing with Joseph Stalin (Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin). Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin stands to Stalin's left. views of Stalin. Lev Kamenev, a leader in Moscow City politics. Russian families on a train platform preparing to travel in box cars (to Siberia?). farmers harvesting grain in Russia. A woman shopkeeper cuts a loaf of bread in pieces and weighs them on a scale for sale to a customer. American foodstuffs provided as aid to Russia. Some of the American food being unloaded at a pier. American Relief Administration Chief, Herbert Hoover, standing at a port. Food being distributed to Russian citizens, and to children. Newspaper of March 14, 1923, announces the Lenin suffers a stroke. In January, 1924, a newspaper headline announces that "Lenin is dead." Lenin seen in coffin. Funeral cortege, including principal Soviet leaders, carries the coffin outdoors in falling snow. Spectators watch and others follow in the solemn funeral march. Narrator states that "Stalin,Zinoviev, and Kamenev force Trotsky into exile." Soviet citizens are seen at hard labor under new "Five year plans."