Reference Code I/2-160
Title Chronicle of events
Synopsis The history of Albania is presented through different fortresses. The entry of Italians into Albania during World War II. The house where the Communist Party was established. Actions of partisans, partisans in the war. The lowering of the Italian flag, the capitulation of Fascist Italy. German massacres. Partisans in the attack against the Germans. The Germans retreat. The partisans liberate the cities, tear the German flags and replace them with Albanian ones. The remains of the martyrs are buried in Tirana. Destroyed cities and ports. Burnt Leskovik. Youth takes part in the reconstruction of the country. Works for the construction of the railway. Enver Hoxha talking to the people of the north. The fight against illiteracy, agrarian reform gives land to peasants. The drying of the marshes of Maliqi, Terbufi, Vrugu, Thumane and Durres. Lands yield crops, grain, etc. Fruits and pastures. (254. 40m) Starts with mining plans, oil wells. Images from early Cerriku and when the oil refinery plant was built. View of the Selite, Shkopet, Bistrice hydropower plants. The textile factory “Stalin”. The work at the briquetting factory. Plant “Enver”. Glass factory, porcelain factory, “Ali Kelmendi” food factory, sugar factory in Maliq. People buying in stores. Kindergarten, consulting for little ones, schools, institutes. Conference of Albanologists. (231 m) Ruined harbour and merchant ships in motion. Factory of spare parts for tractors, textile factory, factory of caustic soda and phosphoric fertilizers, etc. Archaeologists extracting objects of artistic value from underground. Skanderbeg monument. Gallery of fine arts, paintings. Artistic Lyceum “Jordan Misja”. State conservatory. Extract of the drama “Skanderbeg” at the People’s Theatre, performed by Loro Kovaci. Naim Frasher’s monument. Images of cities under construction, Lushnje, Burrel, Durres, Peshkopi, Vlore and Tirana. “Partizani” buildings in Tirana and other new buildings. Rest house for pioneers. Beaches of Albania. People spending their holidays in hotels. Border guard. Saboteurs are sentenced in court. Enver Hoxha speaking at the 4th congress of APS. Fireworks at night. (210. 70)
Scriptwriter Robert Shvarc
Director Hysen Hakani
Composer Donika Muci
Camera Koco Tollko, op/zeri, me materialet e Arkives
Category Documentaries
Year 1964
Release date 1964
Reels 3
Lenght (in minutes) 24
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
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