SOLDIERS REMOVE CZARIST SYMBOLS Bolshevik soldiers remove stone decorations and statues that represented the former Czarist dynasty. Other soldiers march frenetically through the streets with rifles in hand, many looking directly at the camera.
VLADIMIR LENIN GIVES SPEECH The first Russian communist leader, Vladimir Lenin, stands in front of a large crowd in Red Square, delivering a speech. The camera pans across the crowd as some wave banners in the air.
RUSSIAN WINTER Russians trudge through bitter cold and frozen, snow covered ground during a brutal winter in the Soviet Union. Snow blankets an array of empty landscapes and town scenes. Closeups of townsfolk reveal their intense plight and poverty.
CROWDS OF BOLSHEVIKS SEIZE POWER Enraged Bolsheviks and their supporters, including common Russian folk, storm buildings and shoot off firearms. Men in military uniforms assist them as the crowds surge towards the royal palace and overthrow the Czar.
RUSSIAN CONFERENCE Several MS and LS of Russian Conference - still shot of impressive Russian building, then MCU and LS as delegates enter a building for meeting, listen to a speech, and applaud females being given the right to vote after the 1918 Revolution.
SOVIET INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT The USSR's buildup of factories to support its military and political needs: A man explains to another how a device operates, a farmer sprays pesticide with a huge tractor device, men work in a steel mill, workers move huge metal pipes across a warehouse, and mechanics build engine parts for vehicles.
RAGING BOLSHEVIKS Enraged Bolsheviks consisting of peasants, commoners and military men, run, drive and ride horseback on their way to overtake various governmental posts and facilities while overthrowing the Czar.
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