Reference Code I/2-634
Title Four songs for the Party
Synopsis Mountain view. A flowing river. A large rock is thrown into the air. The river split in two. The machines unload the soil and block the river. Bulldozers push the soil. Stones falling into the river. Cars that work at night. The completed tunnel. The tunnel where the works continue. The first song begins: The Foundation. The alleys in Tirana. The bazaar of Kruja, Tirana (chronicles) through the chronicles, the miserable living conditions are displayed. Documents taken from the time of Zog, when he was proclaimed as king. The centre of Tirana from that time. Zogu’s companions through the streets of Shkoder. The miserable living conditions of people in contrast with the luxurious life of Zogu. Women . A wedding where the bride is covered with a sack. Parade of Zogu’s soldiers. Photo of our patriots. The signing of Zogut’s marriage certificate by Count Ciano. Fascist demonstration at night in Rome. Mussolini moving and talking in the tribune. Paopa blesses the flag. Planes taking off, ships at sea departing, ships disembarking the army in the port of Durres. Durres Castle. Tanks on the streets of Tirana. Photographs show fascist terror. Addicted people. Alley in Tirana. The house where the Party was founded. The house with red lights. Tirana clock at 12 midnight. The photo shows the communist movement. Friend Enver at the Flora cafe. The house where the League of Prizeren was held. The monument of the unknown soldier in Korce, of Independence in Vlora, the room where the foundation was made. “Mao Ce Dun” Hydroelectric Dam. Tracts that are distributed in cinemas. The fortress of Shkoder. Photographs show the formation of the first partisan groups and battalions. The statue of the partisan at the weapons museum in Gjirokaster. Trophy weapons of war. The second song; Construction: Liberation of Albania. Partisans marching triumphantly. Partisans tearing the German flag. Enver Hoxha talks about the liberation day. Partisans walking in the centre of Tirana. Cemetery of the Germans. Destroyed cars, on the side of the road, in the middle of the streets. Transporting the remains of the martyrs to Korce. Enver Hoxha and people walk. Mothers mourning the loss of their sons. Borova burnt. Ruined bridge. The statue of the martyrs’ cemetery. Shyqeri Alimani’s mother caressing the head of the grave. Enver Hoxha meeting with people. The reconstruction begins. Constructing thee buildings destroyed by the war. Students studying in a straw school. Picketing a marsh. Volunteers start youth actions. Young people working in difficult conditions. Peasants threshing wheat. Enver Hoxha talking to the villagers. Volunteer working. The first train. A mason building. Batipal continues to beat. A new factory, bonification of a swamp, reforestation, and tree planting. Enver Hoxha and Mehmet Shehu move the sails, the water flows. The canal is irrigated. The assembly of a new plant. Elevation of a high voltage pole. Hydropower plant “Lenin”. The town of Fierze hydropower plant builders. Tunnel works. The pneumatic press of a factory. View of Azotic, oil wells, systemized lands, terraces, modern stables, high voltage network, and machine room at the “Mao Ce Dun” hydropower plant. Polyvinyl plant, calculating machines, department in the loom and spinning wheel factory. The third song; Always Marxist: Enver Hoxha speaking at the meeting with the voters (synchronized). Manush Myfyiu and Ndue Marashi. Trees that seem to tremble. The plane. Kremlin. Church in the Kremlin. Kremlin wall. XX congress hall. Khrushchev speaking. Tsar’s hat. Khrushchev and Eisenhower getting into the helicopter. The war of Vietnam. Bombing planes. Killed children. Animals poisoned with chemical substances. Khrushchev at the Eisenhower’s personal villa. Khrushchev in India. Khrushchev speaking at the press conference. Photo of Marx-Lenin-Stalin. Enver Hoxha writing in his office. The snowy Kremlin . View of Moscow. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, and Hysni Kapo visit the Lenin Mausoleum. Photo of Khrushchev , statue in the Georgievska hall, saint, panther (sculpture). The sun setting. The clock and the centre of Tirana, the Central Committee shines with lights. The teletypewriters writing, the newspapers announcing the betrayal. Everything was destroyed by the Soviet sailors in Vlora base. The larches that leave the trees. The rally in front of the C.C of the Party, Comrade Enver, Hysni Kapo, and Spiro Koleka. Comrade Enver speaking. Photo of Soviet-American relations and with other imperialist countries. Podgoroni with the Pope, Brezhnev and Nixon, Tsar’s crown and Scepter, Brezhnev and Dubcek. The invasion of Prague. Magazines reports about this. Denunciation of the Treaty of Warsaw. Mehmet Shehu speaking (synchronized). Enver Hoxha listening. Rally organized in front of the Palace of Culture. Casting in the form of molten metal. Hammering with a pneumatic hammer. Peasant working. Youth in action. Comrades Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, and Hysni Kapo meeting with the workers. A mother hugs friend Enver. Enver Hoxha talking to some elders. Comrade Enver among the people. Extinguishing an oil well. Extracts of the movie “Open Horizons”, “White Streets”. People going to work, school, and military training. Soldiers training. Submarines sailing. Pilots on the peninsula near the plane. Airplanes flying. Preparing a rocket for shooting. The fourth song; The future: A mother giving a drink to a child, a child standing up in kindergarten,. Children eating bread. Children riding bicycles. Children building samples of the 5-year-old’s constructions with cubes. Children visiting the Metallurgical plant Porte, Azotic, Vau of Deja, S.M.T. Children at the Skanderbeg Square. Children doing different exercises. They give flowers to friend Enver Hoxha.
Screenwriter Spiro Dede Viktor Gjika
Scriptwriter Muharrem Skenderi
Director Viktor Gjika
Composer Nina Harito
Camera Lionel Konomi
Editing Atalanta Pasko
Sound Saliko Hoxha
Category Documentaries
Year 1974
Release date 1974
Reels 5
Lenght (in minutes) 42
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations Tirane,Durres,Fier,Elbasan
Producers Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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