Kino-Pravda

Kino-Pravda No. 4

Issue Date: July 1, 1922
Duration: 9 min 34 sec (18 fps)
Directed by: Dziga Vertov
Produced by: VFKO
Photographed by: A. Kagarlitskii
Length of existing print: 170m
Trial of the Socialist Revolutionaries / Motor race Moscow – Sevastopol' / Barges loaded with grain are sent to the starving in the provinces / The Caucasus and its resorts

Glossary/Comments

Aeromobile Car fitted with pneumatic tyres
"Caucasian Riviera" The name of a healt resort built in Soči in 1909
Nard A kind of backgammon
Russian famine Severe famine in Russia which began in early spring of 1921 and lasted through 1922. This famine killed an estimated 5 million.
Trial of the Socialist Revolutionaries Political trial in the Soviet Union held in Moscow from June 8 to June 13, 1922. 47 Socialist Revolutionaries were brought to court.
VFKO All-Russian Photo and Film Section