Reference Code I/2-23
Title The II Congress of The Party of Labour of Albania
Synopsis Film starting with a view of Tirana’s clock. Images from Durres, the steamer approaching the port, foreign delegations arriving on the occasion of the II Congress of the Albanian Labour party. Party and state leaders like Hysni Kapo, Beqir Balluku, Badri Spahiu, etc. are welcoming foreign delegations. Hysni Kapo welcoming the incoming delegations. The Chinese representative Van Yu Pin speaking on behalf of the communist delegations. People are waiting for the Congress to begin in in front of the university square, in Tirana. Delegates from the four corners of the country entering in the Congress hall. Enver Hoxha reporting. Mehmet Shehu, Spiro Koleka, Gogo Nushi, Beqir Balluku, Hysni Kapo, Bedri Spahiu, Liri Belishova, Tuk Jakova etc. are in the Congress hall. The people outside are cheering. During Enver Hoxha’s speech , images from the army, border guards and major works appear on the screen: “Stalin” Textile Factory, the Maliq sugar factory are visited by Enver and the foreign delegations. Inauguration of the rice husking factory in Vlore where the ribbon is being cut by Mr. Hysni Kapo, the inauguration of a new factory in Elbasan, the ribbon is being cut by Gogo Nushi. Tirana’s new radio station. Inaugurating the Shkodra’ tobacco factory, Tuk Jakova cutting the ribbon of the inauguration. Enver Hoxha addressing the congress. The train running the fields. Depiction of agricultural, cultural and educational life. Comrades Enver. Nexhmije Hoxha and Lefta Shani, the brigadier of the Krutje cooperative, are in the Congress hall. The foreign delegates Van Ju Pin, the Korean Kim In Gin as well as Mehmet Shehu, Hysni Kapo, Gogo Nushi, Beqir Balluku, Liri Belishova, Spiro Koleka will address the Congress. Worker Veli Allibej speaking. Petro Olldashi greeting Mr. Enver Hoxha. The delegates of mass organizations, the working class, the peasantry, the army addressing the congress. Panajot Plaku talking as a representative of the army. Peti Shamlli received the flag of Korce district. After the closing of the Congress, a meeting is being held in front of the Executive Committee where the foreign delegates give public speeches. The newspaper “Pravda” reporting on the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of S. U. Durres and its port; Enver Hoxha returning from Moscow by a steamer boat. A rally is being held in front of the Executive Committee where Enver Hoxha is addressing the public on the occasion of the 19th Congress of the Russian Communist Party.
Scriptwriter Nesti Zoto
Director Xhanfize Cipi
Camera Hamdi Ferhati Agim Fortuzi Sokrat Musha Jani Nano
Sound Koco Tollko
Category Documentaries
Year 1952
Release date 1952
Reels 2
Lenght (in minutes) 16
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations Tirane;Durres
Notes Documentary film made on the occasion of the death of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the B. R. S. S. and the secretary of the Central Committee of PKBS, J. V. Stalin.
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