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Chapter 1

Soviet Consul General Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko (left) appearing alongside Catalan President Lluís Companys in November 1936 during a public commemoration of the 19th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Still from Conmemoración del XIX aniversario de la Revolución Rusa, Laya Films, 1936. Filmoteca Española.


Chapter 4

The Neva. Arrival and reception of Soviet humanitarian aid aboard the Neva. Clip from episode eight of Sobytiia v Ispanii. Filmoteca Española.

Soviet Consul General Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko.

Spanish delegates to May 1 celebrations in Moscow, 1937. Clip from Soviet-made newsreel 1 Mai. Filmoteca Española.

Pro-Loyalist rally in Moscow. Five segments from "Na Pomosch' Detiam i Zhenshchinam Geroicheskoi Ispanii" ("In Support of the Children and Women of Heroic Spain"), shot at pro-Loyalist rally in Moscow, 26 September 1936. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2 | Segment 3 | Segment 4 | Segment 5

Españoles en Rusia. Three film segments from the unedited Españoles en Rusia. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2 | Segment 3


Chapter 5

"Madrid in Flames". Clips from Madrid v ognie ("Madrid in Flames"), Soviet-made newsreel, depicting clips depicting a Nationalist air raid over Madrid, and its aftermath. Filmoteca Española. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2 | Segment 3 | Segment 4

"Spanish Children in the URSS". Clips from Ispanskie deti v SSSR ("Spanish Children in the URSS") and Dobro pozhalovat' ("Sed Bienvenidos") showing the arrival and reception of Spanish children in Leningrad on 24 June 1937. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2 | Segment 3 | Segment 4 | Segment 5 | Segment 6

"Sed Bienvenidos". Clips from Dobro pozhalovat' ("Sed Bienvenidos") showing the departure of Spanish children from Leningrad to Moscow by bus and then train. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2 | Segment 3

"Sed Bienvenidos". Clips from Dobro pozhalovat' ("Sed Bienvenidos") showing the medical inspections given to Spanish children upon arrival in Leningrad on 24 June 1937. Filmoteca Española.

Arrival in Moscow. Arrival of Spanish children in Moscow. Clip from Ispanskie deti v SSSR. Filmoteca Española.

Spanish children in Artek. The Spanish children in their new home at the Black Sea resort of Artek. Clip from Ispanskie deti v SSSR. Filmoteca Española.

Spanish children in Artek. The children's morning routine at the Artek children's home. Clips from Ispanskie deti v SSSR. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2

Spanish children in Artek. Playtime at the Artek children's home. Clips from Ispanskie deti v SSSR. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2

Closing sequence from Ispanskie deti v SSSR. Filmoteca Española.

Nuevos Amigos. Clips from Nuevos Amigos, Soviet-made newsreel revealing the lives of Spanish children at their Black Sea home. Filmoteca Española. Segment 2 | Segment 3 | Segment 4 | Segment 5 | Segment 6 | Segment 7


Chapter 7

Loyalist soldiers. In this clip from the 14th episode of the Soviet newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii, Loyalist soldiers read about Stalin's position on the Spanish war. Source: Filmoteca Española.

Soviet graphic propaganda. In this clip from the 7th episode of the Soviet newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii, we observe the deployment of Soviet graphic propaganda in the streets of Madrid. Source: Filmoteca Española.

We of Kronstadt. The premier of We of Kronstadt, shown in this clip from the 9th episode of the Soviet newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii. Source: Filmoteca Española.

Catalan documentary. Clip from Conmemoración del XIX aniversario Revolució rusa, a Catalan-made documentary devoted to pro-Soviet celebrations in Barcelona in November 1937. Source: Filmoteca Española.

Loyalist soldiers. Clip from Conmemoración del XIX aniversario Revolució rusa, a Catalan-made documentary devoted to pro-Soviet celebrations in Barcelona in November 1937. Source: Filmoteca Española.

1st of May. In 1937, Madrid prepares to celebrate the 1st of May. A clip from the 18th episode of the Soviet newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii. Source: Filmoteca Española.


Chapter 8

Spanish dance. A traditional Spanish dance is demonstrated in this clip from the 14th episode of the Soviet newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii. Source: Filmoteca Española.

Buenaventura Durruti. This clip from the 11th episode of the Soviet newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii shows the Spanish anarchist leader Buenaventura Durruti shortly before his death on the Madrid front. Source: Filmoteca Española.

Capriccio Espagnol. This clip from the 11th episode of the Soviet newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii opens with Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnol. Source: Filmoteca Española.

Defense of Madrid. Preparations for the defense of Madrid filmed by the Soviet cinematographers in a clip from the 9th episode of the newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii. Source: Filmoteca Española.

Karoke à la Russe. A clip from the 6th episode of the newsreel K sobytiiam v Ispanii. Source: Filmoteca Española.


Chapter 13

Battle of Madrid. Scenes of destruction during the Battle of Madrid, in a clip from the Soviet newsreel Madrid v ognie ('Madrid in flames'). Source: Filmoteca Española.

 

Stalin and the Spanish Civil War