Reference Code I/2-494
Title Dry gunpowder
Synopsis Parade of partisans in November 1944. Parade of military youth. Jet planes flying. The parade of the Italian army in Tirana, in November 1944. Army parade. Mountains. House museum of the Party. Guerrilla units. Tracts, illegal typewriter. The house where the Army Headquarters was formed in Labino. The burning bridge. Partisans on the move. Fascist aerial bombardment. Enver Hoxhe’s photo. The landing of the English soldiers in Himare. Stalin speaking from the podium. Soviet air artillery firing. Explosion. Partisans entering the cities. Raising the Albanian flag. Enver Hoxha speaking from the stand and inspecting the troops in the parade on November 29, 1944. Photo of Albanian partisans in Yugoslavia. “Skanderbeg square”. Enver Hoxha speaking. Mehmet Shehu talking to the army cadres at the Central House. Trial of criminals. Dollars, exposed gold and coins. Weapons captured by the saboteurs. Broadcast radio. Siri Carcani in the trial of Hami Matjani. Enver Hoxha together with Beqir Balluku talking with highlanders. Cannon and machine gun fire. Tanks crossing the river. Jet plane in flight. Soldiers on the attack. Albanian warships at sea. Skanderbeg students visiting Kruje fortress. The Skanderbeg monument in Kruje. Aircraft departing from the aircraft carrier. Aerial bombardment. Popular demonstrations in Asia. Eisenhower. Boys and girls shooting rifles. A girl lights the mine. The explosion. Girl practicing with anti-aircraft ball. Soldiers crossing the water. Soldiers marching in snowy mountains. Soldiers descending from the cliff with ropes. Soldiers breaking up. A helicopter that saw a motorcycle in the village. Military parade. The military band and Gaqo Avrazi conducting them. Paintings of partisans. Soldiers meeting families of martyrs. Comrade Mehmet Shehu. Ramiz Alia, and Enver Hoxha meet with the people. Eisenhower meets Khrushchev. The occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet Union. The girl in the volunteer corps. Torpedo launchers at sea. Mehmet Shehu denouncing the Treaty of Warsaw, at the meeting of the People’s Assembly (synchronous). Gathering of people and soldiers. Enver Hoxha inspecting naval combat bases together with Mehmet Shehu and Hysni Kapo. People demonstrating in Tirana. Radar antenna. Jet plane in flight. Torpedo being transported and mounted on the ship. Skanderbeg students teaching in class. Enemy carrier aircraft. Anti-air cannon. Torpedo launcher. A group of Albanian officers studying the battle map. Mountains with snow. Alarm. Soldiers come out of shelter. Tanks crossing the river. Beqir Balluku in military training. Petrit Dume and Mehmet Shehu studying the battle map. Reactive cannon in shooting. A military party gathering. Artillery fire and machine gun. Airplane in flight. Tanks in attack. Flamethrower firing. Torpedo launchers at sea. Snowy Mountains and soldiers on the attack. Enver Hoxha and Beqir Balluku meet with the soldiers. Field view taken from the plane. Cooperative members working. View of factories and plants. Aircraft on departure and in flight.“
Screenwriter Ymer Minxhozi Endri Keko
Scriptwriter Sofokli Afezolli
Director Endri Keko
Composer A Kristuli
Camera Jani Nano
Editing Shpresa Papapavllo
Sound Fahri Jukniu
Category Documentaries
Year 1973
Release date 1973
Reels 5
Lenght (in minutes) 34
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations Elbasan;Tirane
Producers Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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