Bolshevik mobs destroy symbols of the Romanovs, in Petrograd, Russia, during the October Revolution, in World War I
Russia Date:1917 Duration:28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The October, 1917 revolution in Russia, during World War 1. Opening scene shows an explosion at the base of a tall column topped by a winged figure with outstretched arms. The column and statue teeter and then fall in a crash to the ground. Within the same scenes another similar collumn stands, but any statue it contained is gone. Next, a Bolshevik rioter is seen on a ladder, prying a large bas relief statue of Romanov double eagle from face of a building. It falls and breaks into many pieces on the ground.
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