Kino-Pravda

Kino-Pravda No. 8

Issue Date: August 15, 1922
Duration: 14 min 36 sec (18 fps)
Directed by: Dziga Vertov
Produced by: VFKO
With: Mikhail Kaufman, Ivan Beliakov, Aleksandr Lemberg, Dziga Vertov
Length of existing print: 300m
A bet is placed on the outcome of the trial / Trial of the Socialist Revolutionaries / The verdict / People in streetcars and on the street / A crashed aircraft / Reconstruction of streetcar line 13 / Peacetime use of tanks – airport construction work

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Performers Mikhail Kaufman and Ivan Beliakov (the men betting on the outcome of the trial); Aleksandr Lemberg (in line for a newspaper, 07:34); Dziga Vertov (reading in the streetcar, 08:46)
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
 
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