Reference Code I/2-31
Title The glorious 10-th anniversary
Synopsis November 1944. Partisans destroy fleeing enemies as the Soviet army marches towards Berlin. The liberation flag is raised in Tirana. Image of the destroyed mosque. The rebuilt Tirana. The new palaces of Shallvar. Displaying construction sites across Albania. Oil refinery factories, “Enver” hydropower plant. The workers reading the call of the Central Committee to the Labour Party of Albania. The miner Dode Prehg Doda working in Rubik. Kaplan Hajdar’s brigade working in Patos. A new thermal power plant is being built at the “Stalin” textile plant. Pandi Pendavinji in the wool factory. “8 November” sugar factory. The train running. Tractors and combines ploughing the field. Crops such as wheat, cotton, and beets are being planted in the fields. The village of Hocisht has electricity. Peshkopia’s landscapes. Children learning in school. A girl reciting in Bilisht’s kindergarten. The highlanders prepare for the song and dance festival. The composer Kristo Kono is working on the composition of the operetta “Dawn” in Korce. Along with the choir, the decorations are also being prepared. Beautiful sceneries accompanying the chorus of the operetta. The painters are preparing for the competition of the 10th anniversary of the liberation. The painting “Prita” Vangjush Mio, and N. Zajmi. The opening meeting of the Albania-Soviet friendship month is being held in Tirana. Comrade Bedri Spahiu and the head of the Soviet delegation, Kristjaninov, speaking at the rally. On the occasion of the 37th anniversary of the October Socialist Revolution, the Lenin-Stalin museum is being inaugurated. Comrade. Enver Hoxha cutting the ribbon. Cinema advertisements on the occasion of the film festival. Soviet artists performing in the popular theatre. Comrade Enver giving a reception for the Soviet cultural delegation at the palace of brigades. Tirana on holidays. The meeting of working youth is being held in the Ali Kelmendi palace. Comrade Jovan Bardhi, first secretary of the district Youth Committee. Assisted by Pilo Peristeri. 97 young people were decorated. Beqir Balluku visiting the Enver factory. He hands the workers the first flag of the Council of Ministers and the Central Committee of the Labour Party of Albania. An exhibition of figurative arts was opened in the halls of Soviet–Albanian Friendship Society. The artworks winning awards were : “Lord of the Earth” by Abdulla Emin, “Ambush” by Nexhmedin Zajmi, “Trimi i nane” by the painter Dod Nasej, etc. The Albanian Philharmonic staging the opera “Ivan Susan”. Government delegations coming to Durres to take part in the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the liberation. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Hysni Kapo, Beqir Balluku. The Soviet delegation headed by Zhavoronkov, the Chinese delegation headed by Li Sen Jen, the Romanian, Bulgarian, Korean, Mongolian, Vietnamese, French delegation. The Hungarian, Czech, and the German Democratic Republic delegations arriving at the Tirana airport. The delegations paying homage at the cemeteries of the martyrs. Foreign delegations visiting the city of Vlora accompanied by comrades Mehmet Shehu, Hysni Kapo, and Koco Theodhosi. Foreign delegations visiting the cement factory, the city of Korce, where Li Sen Jen addressed the public. The delegations are well received by the Blgareci’s agricultural cooperative. The delegations visiting the Enver hydropower plant and the city of Shkodra. Tirana on holidays. The exhibition “10 years of work” opens. Enver Hoxha and foreign delegations visiting the exhibition. A solemn meeting was organized at the popular theatre. The meeting was opened by the chairman of the council of ministers, Comrade Mehmet Shehu, who then gave the floor to Enver Hoxha. Greetings from the Soviet delegation were brought by Zhavoronkov. Li Sen Nyen spoke on behalf of the Chinese people, Enco Stajkov spoke on behalf of the Bulgarian people, Hilary Herdhovski spoke on behalf of the Polish people, Ljudmilla Jankovcova spoke on behalf of the Czechoslovak people, Hidash Istvan spoke on behalf of the Hungarian people, and Dimitru Koliu spoke on behalf of the Romanian people. Ricard Staimer spoke on behalf of the German people , Kim In Ci spoke on behalf of Korean people , Dendevin Shorav spoke on behalf of the Mongolian people and Guen Llon spoke on behalf of the Vietnamese people, Ernest Kohan spoke on behalf of the delegation of the Franco-Albanian society. Movie starting with a view of the Tirana clock and flying pigeons. The morning of the holiday. Esma Agolli and her daughter going to the party. Deputy Aleksander Xhuvani getting into the car. The military forces lined up are ready for the parade. Leaders of the party and the state, as well as the guests, are in the stands. General Arif Hasko hands over the parade to Lieutenant General Beqir Balluku. General Beqir Balluku addressing the public (synchronously). The parade is opened by the united school “Enver Hoxha”, then the choirs of the” Skanderbeg” school performs, the infantry forces with the flag of the first division at the top. Border guards, navy, mountain and artillery forces parading. Airplanes flying in the sky. The parade continues with air defence artillery forces. The army parade is closed by tanks. Ordinary people begin parading. A rally is organized in Tirana on the occasion of the departure of the foreign delegations, where comrade Hysni Kapo addresses the public.
Director Endri Keko
Camera Sokrat Musha Agim Fortuzi Jani Nano Hamdi Ferhati Mandi Koci
Category Documentaries
Year 1954
Release date 1954
Reels 7
Lenght (in minutes) 43
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
Notes Film made on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the liberation of Albania.
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