The Guest from the Island of Freedom. (1963)

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Karmen R.

Script writers: Borovik G., Karmen R.

Operators: Kiselev V.

Anouncers: Khmara L.


About the stay of Fidel Castro in the USSR.

Historical background

From 28 April to 3 June 1964 in the Soviet Union, visited the First Secretary of the national leadership of the Unified Socialist Party of the Revolution, Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba Fidel Castro Ruz.

Temporary description

A film about Fidel Castro's visit to the USSR. Kuba.Peyzazhi. Caribbean Sea. Palm Grove. Sunset and sunrise. Cleaning of sugar cane. City of Havana. Types of streets and buildings. Demonstration. Of the Cuban people's army soldiers patrol the streets. Fidel Castro among his friends, the children. City of Moscow. Solemn meeting Fidel Castro, travel motorcade through the streets of the city. The people welcomed Fidel Castro and Khrushchev. The rally in Red Square. Appears Khrushchev, Fidel Castro (synchronously). Fidel Castro and members of the Cuban delegation, EA Navarro, C. O. Sanchez, R. C. Morales, G. Frias, S. del Valle Himenos at the reception of Khrushchev in the Kremlin. Present: Andrei Gromyko, AI Aleksandrov, VI Bazykin. Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev on the ballets "Swan Lake" at the Bolshoi Theater. Dances M. Plisetskaya. Fidel Castro visits Moscow University. Castro and Nikita Khrushchev signed the Soviet-Cuban communique. The meeting at the stadium "Luzhniki". Performing Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev. Fidel Castro on a hunt in one of the state reserves the Moscow region. The city of Murmansk. Fidel Castro meets with sailors of the Northern Fleet, with Admiral SG Gorshkov, visiting nuclear-powered icebreaker "Lenin". Present Mikoyan, the captain of the icebreaker BM Sokolov. The city of Volgograd. Fidel Castro visits the Volgograd Tractor Plant, the Volgograd hydroelectric power station, lays a wreath at the monument to the war dead. City of Tashkent. Fidel Castro visits the farm "Kyzyl Uzbekistan", interview with A. Matkabulovym, S. R. Rashidov, see the sights of the city of Samarkand. Siberia. Lake Baikal. Fidel Castro meets with fishermen receiving a gift teddy bear. The city of Sverdlovsk. Fidel Castro at the plant Uralmash. The city of Kiev. Fidel Castro meets with NV Podgorny, visited the farm "40 years of October". In Leningrad. Castro is present during the laying of the tanker Havana, visited Electrosila, Lenin Museum in Razliv, the cruiser Aurora, Smolny, Piskarevsky, speaking at the rally. Georgia. Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev to the collective farmers chaevodcheskogo farm. Demonstration May 1, 1963 in Moscow. Fidel Castro on the podium of the Mausoleum.

Reel №1

PNRM. on sugar plantations, passing two riders.

Caribbean Sea.

Palm grove.

The girl's face-Cuban - CU.

Havana street.

PNRM. slums, left a legacy of young revolutionary state

Rally free Cubans.

Cuban soldiers - CU.

Landscape - sunset over the sea (evening).

Dawn, in the foreground - the palm trees.

A man removes manual sugar cane.

Group of Cubans learn to read.

Demonstration of an area of ​​Havana - LS., MS.

Cuban-soldiers with guns at firing points.

Pass through the streets of Cuban soldiers.

Fidel Castro in Cuba, with friends, with children.

Russian winter landscape - birch grove, snow-covered branches of the pines.

Fidel Castro sculpts and throws a snowball.

Russian people welcomed Fidel - MS., LS., Removed from the passage

Cover PDP "Guest from the Island of Freedom."

Plane taxis "TU" (night).

The Cuban delegation out of the plane.

AI welcomes guests Mikoyan.

Castro greets AI Mikoyan and others (night plans).

Meeting in Murmansk after Cuban guests.

Castro fishermen runs through fishery.

Fidel Castro at the Northern Fleet sailors.

At one of its destroyers meets Admiral SG Pots.

Flags of the Soviet Union and Cuba on the destroyer - CU.

The sailors on the destroyer and to park on the roads submarines welcome guests from Cuba.

Ships fireworks Cuban delegation.

Atomic icebreaker "Lenin»-LS.

NDP on board «LENIN».

Castro give model submarine.

AI Mikoyan and Fidel Castro, and other submarine captain in the mess over a map of the Soviet Union.

Ice in the Barents Sea.

Sitting, talking AI Mikoyan and Fidel Castro.

With the map - northern landscape, the sea.

Castro on skis - different.

Plane "IL-18" in the company honorary escort of fighter jets with Castro on board flies over Moscow.

In the cabin of Castro and AI Mikoyan - CU.

Flags of the Soviet Union and Cuba on the airfield.

The Cuban delegation out of the plane.

Castro embraces NS Khrushchev greets friends meet.

Muscovites on the whole route Cuban guests to welcome them (removed from us).

In an open car Castro, NS Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev.

Travel on Leninsky Prospekt, the Moskvoretsky bridge.

Muscovites on Red Square in anticipation of the Cuban delegation.

Fidel Castro and his entourage out of the mausoleum.

Workers of the Cuban Embassy and Muscovites welcome guests.

NS Khrushchev is Castro members of the Soviet government - LS.

Built by an honor guard.

Report from the commander of the guard of honor Fidel Castro (synchronously).

International salute in the Kremlin.

On Red Square is an honor guard.

On the mausoleum of Castro, NS Khrushchev.

Cubans (live in Moscow) on the guest stands.

Reel №2

With Mausoleum stands NS Khrushchev (synchronously).

Fidel Castro and members of the Cuban delegation to the podium - CU., MS.

Acts Castro (simultaneously in Spanish).

The people on Red Square listening, applauding - different.

Applaud NS Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev, NM Shvernik, Castro, MA Suslov, DS Polanski and others.

Flag on the dome of the Grand Kremlin Palace - CU., MS.

Visit of Fidel Castro and his entourage to the First Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, NS Khrushchev.

The conversation at the table.

Visit of the Cuban delegation to the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, LI Brezhnev.

Red Square - LS.

NDP on the Mausoleum "Lenin» - CU.

Guests lay a wreath at the Mausoleum.

Stand watch.

Newsreel of 1919-1920:

Red Guards regiments, going to the front, on the Red Square.

VI Lenin in Red Square.

American cruisers in Arkhangelsk (Civil War and intervention).

Newsreel, 1959-1961,.:

American cruiser off the coast of Havana.

Newsreel 1945:

Victory Day Soviet soldiers are carrying and throw to the foot of the Mausoleum Nazi banners.

May Day demonstration in Red Square.

Castro, NS Khrushchev, Marshal Rodion Malinowski, LI Brezhnev and others on the mausoleum.

The transportation of the rocket.

Kotelnicheskaya embankment, taken over the Kremlin towers.

View of the Kremlin, Red Square in Moskvoretsky bridge.

Gorky Street.

Machinery and Muscovites on the streets.

Dzerzhinsky Square.

Crimean Bridge.

Marx Prospekt in the evening.

Bolshoi Theatre (evening).

Spectators are welcome in the government box NS Khrushchev, Castro and others.

Extinguished chandelier - CU.

Fragment of Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake."

Odette-Odile Maya Plisetskaya performs.

Castro behind the scenes, talking to Maya Plisetskaya and other artists.

Evening Moscow's plan.

Embankment of the Moscow River, the view of the Kremlin (evening)

Kremlin (evening).

Reel №3

NDP "Volgograd" on the station building.

Cuban guests travel through the city streets, the people welcomed.

Mira Street and other streets.

Monument to Lenin.

Newsreel 1945:

PNRM. the destroyed Volgograd (the plane).

Ruined Tractor Plant.

Castro enters the car in the Volgograd Tractor Plant.

Castro and others visiting the shop.

Fidel Castro makes notes in his notebook, listening to explanations director, examines models of new types of tractors.

On the way, passing several Soviet tractors.

Cuban tractor is in Cuba.

The shop Volgograd Tractor Plant leaves the tractor out of it comes out Fidel.

Flowering trees (with us).

Castro inspects the HPP.

XXII Congress of the CPSU, the dam, the turbine hall.

Power line, the sunset.


The Cuban delegation laying a wreath on the grave of the defenders of Volgograd (the obelisk), is in the honor guard.

Sculpture soldier - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.: Fights in Volgograd, wounded soldiers, shoot "Katyusha".

At the stern the ship, sailing on the Volga, is Fidel Castro.

Newsreel 1961:

The fighting in the Bay of Pigs (Cuba).

Cuban soldiers have guns.

Fidel Castro at the command post, said by telephone.

German prisoners near Volgograd.

Captured Cuban counterrevolutionaries at Playa Giron.

Fidel Castro and the Cuban people on board.

Rally at a stadium in Volgograd.

Welcomes guests to visit Cuba mechanic Nikulin (synchronously).

Castro and Ambassador Alekseev Nikulin shake his hand.

Acts Castro (synchronously).

People applauding - MS., LS.

In Tashkent, Castro and others out of the plane at the airport, greeting the meet.

Fidel embraces visited Cuba First Secretary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan Sh.R. Rashidov.

Cuban youth, a student in the Soviet Union, welcomes the countrymen.

Guests passing through the streets, accompanied by motorcycle escort of honor.

Tashkent residents welcome visitors.

Squares and streets of Tashkent (with motion).

Newsreel 1910-1910 gg.:

plans Tashkent, narrow streets with mud houses, a woman in a burqa.

Two girls walk with open faces - CU.

Tashkent - removed from the movement.

The people welcomed Fidel.

Reel №4

Visiting Castro farm "Kzyl Uzbekistan."

Visitors are welcomed by the chairman of the collective farm A. Matkabulov, leads them to the cotton field.

Plow tractor.

Cotton plantations in Cuba.

Fidel sits behind the wheel of the tractor, listening masters cotton growers.

A. Matkabulov - CU.

Fidel is a tractor in Cuba.

One of the Cubans is sitting on a camel, others watch and laugh.

Guests in the Palace of Culture of the collective farm.

A. Matkabulov Castro puts on robe and skullcap - Uzbek national dress.

Fidel and Matkabulov hug.

Applaud farmers and Sh.R. Rashidov.

Fidel at the podium, said something in Uzbek (synchronously).

Hunger Steppe: fields, irrigation system - channels (helicopter), LS., CU.

Ripe crop cotton.

Riots cotton - CU., LS.

Castro and Rashid talk.

Castro farmers, taking notes in a notebook.

Castro, in a pasture, talking with a shepherd.

The sheep in the pasture - LS.

Fidel holding a lamb.

The ancient mosque and the dome of one of the palaces of Samarkand.

Cuban guests visiting ancient monuments.

PNRM. mosaic on the facade of the palace - CU.

Ornament on the wall - CU.

Fidel Castro, the pilot and interpreter in the cabin above the map on the route to Siberia.

Lake Baikal - the top point.

Fidel friends with Siberian fishermen.

Bonfire, roasted on the fire fish.

Fidel and others eat grayling.

Fidel give a teddy bear, whom Fidel calls "Baikal".

Is the train through the window - the taiga.

Cubans at a table in the dining car.

Fidel with the bear in the compartment.

The train stops in the forest.

Fidel is the taiga.

Then Fidel Castro and his fellow board the train and ride on.

Fidel at the window in the car.

The people at the station welcomes Cubans.

Power line (shot through the forest) - LS.

Bratsk hydroelectric dam - LS., CU.

Fidel examines HPP.

Turbine rotates, PNRM. Brands on "Electric power", where the turbine is made.

Fidel makes an entry in the book of honorable guests - CU., MS.

Record - CU.

Fidel meets with the foreman on the first hydroelectric brigade of communist labor Boris Gainullin (removed from the car).


Concreting of the site, working with B. Gainullin comrades.

B. Gainullin in the hospital (he fell off a cliff.)

Team wrote him a letter.

Gainullin in a chair next to the nurse, he reads a letter from his comrades.

B. Gainullin talks with Fidel.

Rally in Bratsk - different.

Fidel on the podium.

Reel №5

Cuban guests travel through Sverdlovsk - the top point.

Sverdlovchane streets welcome Cubans.

Visiting Castro engineering plant "Uralmash".

Monument-tank at the plant.

Factory workshop.

Fidel Castro speaks to engineering worker.

Casting and metal processing.

Castro passes through the plant.

Workers greet him.

Fidel Castro out of the plane at the airport in Kiev.

He is presented with bread and salt - CU., MS.

Travel on the streets of Kiev.

Kiev welcomed Castro (with motion).

The Cuban delegation at a reception at the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine in the first secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine, NV Podgorny.

Talking Castro and N. Podgorny.

PNRM. by Vladimir Hill, see the Dnieper.

Street of Kiev.

The people on the streets.

The monument to Bogdan Khmelnitsky.


Flowering chestnuts.

Field farm "40 October" in the village Ustinovka. (With motion).

Machines with guests entering the farm.

Farm chairman presents Castro bread and salt.

Castro examines the collective farm fields, talking to the sectional field team Feodosia Petko, inspects a pig farm.

Fidel Castro and his comrades at home kolkhoznitsa homes Vasil'yevna Bondarenko photographed with collective farmers.

Landscape of Georgia.

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev at the tea plantation, collect tea, talk to picker.

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev smile.

Collective Farm Georgians give Castro a staff of boxwood tree, dagger, Caucasian cloak.

Castro Burke photographed with farmers.

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev was photographed with farmers.


Reflection of birch trees in the water birch - CU., LS.; Birch grove.

Castro walks with a gun - MS.

Morning mist.

About Belarus - LS., PNRM.


Castro boat floating on the river.

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev was sitting at a table on the terrace outside Moscow dacha NS Khrushchev.

Here Ambassador Alekseev and translator.


Solemn escort on the streets of Leningrad.

The people in the streets, the balconies of houses welcomed Castro.

Ceremonial laying of a giant tanker "Havana" for Cuba at the Leningrad shipyard - LS., MS.

Construction of turbine generator at the "Electric power" for the construction of power plants in Cuba.

Castro's in the shop, greeting old turner Kondratiev.


Fidel Castro on the podium.

Cubans welcome the Secretary of the Leningrad Regional Committee of the CPSU industrial Tolstikov, drummer Rogozkin communist labor, worker Olga Lena.

Applaud workers.

Reel №6

Fidel Castro speaks at a rally at the "Electric power" (synchronous).

Workers listen, applaud.

Monument VI Lenin at the Finland Station - CU., LS.

A few plans for the city.

PNRM. the Gulf of Finland.

Lodge in Razliv.

Castro looks to shed.

Hemp, on which he wrote his brilliant book "State and Revolution» - CU., MS.

Gulf of Finland.

Fidel Castro and his entourage up the ladder to the cruiser "Aurora".

They stand in the ranks of the legendary cruiser veterans, members of the revolution.

Castro greets them.

Fidel examines the 6th gun TANKS "Aurora."

NDP on the gun.

PNRM. with the statue of Lenin at Smolny on flag flying above the building - MS., CU.

Fidel and his comrades sent to Smolny, visiting Lenin's office.

The decor and table in Lenin's office - MS.

Cruiser "Aurora" in the evening - LS.

Newsreel 1956:

Cuba. 12/02/1956, the

Fidel with fellow soldiers landed from the schooner "Granma."

Fidel wrote at the window

Castro and others are included in the assembly hall of Smolny, in the hall.

Stills from the film: the Red Guards and the people welcome in the auditorium of the Smolny VI Lenin.




Isaac's Cathedral.

On the streets of Leningrad.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Leningrad during the blockade.

Monument on Piskarevsky - CU., MS.

Eternal Fire.

Tombstones (with motion).

The Cuban delegation is and lays a wreath, standing in the honor guard.

Flowers - CU.

NDP on the monument - CU.

Newsreel 1941-1945.:

Leningrad during the siege, hardship and suffering of Leningrad.

Bas-relief of the victims of Leningrad - LS. (On the wall).


Stand in formation with rifles Soviet soldiers.

Newsreel 1956-1958.:

Cuban soldiers tortured lie.

Fidel Castro and his comrades at the graves of the victims of Leningrad.

General view Piskarevsky.

Evening plans Leningrad: Neva, the river is moving ship; embankment, the bridges, burning torches at the Rostral columns.

Plan an evening Kremlin.


Fidel Castro at the University.

In the hall, students welcome guest, Moscow State University Rector Academician IG Peter Castro presents Honorary Doctorate of Law MSU.

Diploma - CU.

Castro stands.

Applauding students.

Reel №7

Kremlin (shot from above), run with the flag on the dome of the Grand Kremlin Palace - CU.

The signing of the Soviet-Cuban communique.

Signed: NS Khrushchev and Fidel Castro.

They shake hands and hug.

Present: MA Suslov, LI Brezhnev, KE Voroshilov, AN Kosygin and others.

Rewarding and handing Castro Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union.

LI Brezhnev wishes and presents the award to Fidel.

Castro thanks.

Applaud NS Khrushchev, KE Voroshilov, MA Suslov, Cuban comrades and others.

NS Khrushchev Congratulates Fidel Castro.

125-thousand rally at the stadium.


Fly helicopters with the Cuban and Soviet flags.

Bowl stadium (from the air).

On the podium, NS Khrushchev and Castro with flowers - MS.

Spectators welcome them.

Cuban and Soviet flags - MS.

NS stands Khrushchev (synchronously).

Fidel Castro stands.

The audience listen, applaud, welcome - different.

Applauds NS Khrushchev with him Seraphim Kotova - MS.

Check out the Cuban people.

Aircraft in the air - LS.

Fidel Castro in the cabin - CU., MS.