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.
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.
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.
CROWDS AT BOLSHEVIK RALLY A large crowd is gathered at a rally to support the Bolshevik party and its message of Communism. The crowd moves around frantically as some hold up banners in the background.
ROCKET "LAUNCHING" AT MAY DAY PARADE Footage of the May Day Parade in Moscow shows tanks and troops marching through Red Square as dignitaries on a dais and crowds watch on. A large helium ballon in the shape of a rocket is released as it flies up past a picture of Lenin in the background.
HIGH ANGLE PAN ACROSS RED SQUARE A wide angle, high view of Red Square in Moscow, USSR. The camera pans across the relatively empty square, only a few cars drive by on the left of the screen, along with a few people walking on foot.
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