Series 2008.005.02 - Documentary Films series

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Documentary Films series

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Attributions and conjectures: Title based on contents of series.

Level of description

Series

Repository

Reference code

2008.005.02

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1969, 1984, 2007 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

17 film reels
1 DVD

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

Series consists of biographical films about Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), leader of the Soviet Union and father of Communism. These films were created and produced in the Russian Soviet State and reflect the ideals of the state and the popular interpretation of Lenin's life and work. The 17 film reels make up the following 4 movies: "Lenin is alive" (1969), "Lenin: pages of the biography" (1969), "Gorki Leninskie" (1984), "Lenin documents, facts, recollections" (1969). A DVD was added to the collection in 2010 that depicts the public speeches and demonstrations taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania during the dissolution of the Lithuanian Soviet State, including the tearing down of a statue of Lenin in the city centre.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Film reels were given item numbers (expressed as Reel x of y) prior to examination and do not follow their original order. Digitization was done based on this arrangement. Reels and digitized clips belonging to the same film do not appear in chronological order on the digitized versions.

Language of material

  • Russian

Script of material

Location of originals

Original negatives are housed in the Russian State Film & Photo Archive in Krasnogorsk.

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Original films are not available for viewing. Digital copies may be viewed onsite in Special Collections.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright is held by the studios.

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Conservation

Films were digitized by Preserving the Past in 2009. A detailed report was produced and is available in Special Collections.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area