Summary

Footage Information

Sherman Grinberg
Paramount
D-5037
SR004887_01_02.mov
11/7/1952
Soviet embassy in Washington, DC throws lavish party for 35th anniversary of the Russian Revolution
Title: "Washington -- Curtain Lifted for Party at Red Embassy" over black then superimposed over cake with hammer and sickle on it / MS EXT Soviet Embassy / MS Soviet flag flying on embassy / CU embassy plaque / high angle servers put down platters of food on large table adorned with candelabras / Pan food on table / MS cake / portrait Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin / CU top of cake with hammer and sickle and XXV / CU Ambassador Georgy Zarubin / VS black actor and singer Paul Robeson shakes hands with Zarubin / receiving line / Canadian ambassador Humphrey Hume Wrong shakes hands with Zarubin / VS receiving line and Stalin portrait / US Navy captain shakes hands with Zarubin / British Ambassador Oliver Franks shakes hands with Zarubin / High angle people mingle at party / Pan to people at bar / portrait Vladimir Lenin / VS guests, including two black women, serving themselves at party
Georgy Zarubin, Paul Robeson, Humphrey Hume Wrong, Oliver Franks
United States
Washington DC

Keywords

archival
newsreel
Paramount Issues
Soviet Union
anniversaries
October Revolution
Russian Revolution
parties
embassies
guests
receiving lines
handshakes
actors
singers
ambassadors
captains
food
cakes
bars
exteriors
plaques
hammer and sickle
Joseph Stalin
Vladimir Lenin
black people
African-American people
Communism
celebrations
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