Sight (1992) 07/17/1992

Film-document №73113 1 part, Duration: 0:47:44 to collection Price category V2
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Script writers: Voronovickij Dmitrij


"Open secret"

Culture and Arts | National culture | Wars, conflicts and disasters

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The program raises the problem of trophy funds in Russia and in the world.

Shooting in the secret storehouse of works of art in Sergiev Posad (formerly.

Zagorsk), where cultural values ​​that were exported by Soviet troops from Europe during the Second World War are stored.

Panorama on the steps of the corridor.

The iron door on the lock.

Through the iron grating, the panorama of the repository details, the enlargement of scarce pictures.

The Chronicle of 1945.

The Soviet army conducts street fighting in Berlin; German soldiers surrender; The installation of the flag at the Reichstag.

The trophy brigades are withdrawn for export to the USSR cultural values.

The sculpture of the Madonna and the baby is placed in a wooden box.

Interview with Andrey Chegodaev, participant in the mission for the export of valuables, custodian of the Dresden Gallery in the Pushkin Museum.

Chronicle of the Second World War: demolished buildings, objects of historical and architectural heritage in Kiev, Minsk, Chisinau, Stalingrad, Leningrad region, Novgorod, Pskov, Smolensk.

Fascist museums, temples, imperial palaces (Tsarskoe Selo, Gatchina, Pavlovsk).

Mentioned Amber Room.

The statistics of export of cultural values ​​by Germans from cities of the USSR are resulted.

Academician Igor Grobar, black and white photography and portrait.

Joseph Stalin greeted the members of the Central Committee on the rostrum.

Black-and-white and color photographs of the paintings: "Uprising" (Daumier); "Portrait of Lola Jimenez"; "Carnival" (Goya); "Bather" (Degas, from the collection of Baron Hatvani);  "Christ" (Durer, Museum of Bremen); Fragments of the exposition "Gold of Troy" from the Museum of Ethnology in Berlin.

Sergei Zhitneev is the head of the department of culture and education of the Russian government.

He talks about the problem of declassifying trophy values ​​and their incomplete (at that time) inventory.


Large: the wheels move along the rails.

Chronicle: the territory of the Palace of Frederick the Great, now the museum "San Souci" (San Souci), the address plan of the building, sculptural compositions, hall of the palace.

A fragment of a copy of the Pergamon altar (taken from Berlin) in the Hermitage; Treasure of Priam (freeze frame).

Railway station (chronicle): departure train Berlin-Mozhaysk.

Pergamon altar in Berlin (freeze frame).

Chronicle of the Great Patriotic War: a panorama of the destroyed Dresden.

Graphic sketches of storage facilities near Dresden, where the exhibits of the Dresden Gallery were sheltered from bombardment.

Photo of Colonel Alexander Rototayev, the head of the operation for the export of paintings.

Interview with Andrey Chegodaev.

Describes the visit by high officials of the exhibits, taken out of the Dresden Gallery and kept in the museum.


Alexander Poskrebyshev (large) - Secretary of Stalin.

Joseph Stalin, Nikita Khrushchev.

"Literary Gazette" of March 31, 1955 with a resolution of the Council of Ministers of the USSR on the decision to return to the Dresden Gallery all the paintings.

Double exposition - riots in the streets of Berlin, the uprising in the GDR in 1953.

Soviet tanks in the city.

Fragment of the chronicle (with the voice of the announcer behind the scenes) Opening of the exhibition of paintings of the Dresden Gallery in the Museum.

Pushkin in Moscow.

Speech by the Minister of Culture of the USSR Nikolai Mikhailov and Deputy Prime Minister of the GDR Hans Loh.

Hall with pictures.

Large works by Paolo Veronese "The Madonna with the Family of Cuchina", Titian "Caesar's Dinar", Giorgione (full name Giorgio Barbarelli and Castelfranco) "Sleeping Venus", Rembrandt "Self-Portrait with Saskia", Raphael "Sistine Madonna".

Interview with Savely Yamshchikov.

Interview with Sergei Zhitnev.

Fragment of the exposition of the exhibition of paintings of the Dresden Gallery in the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts (chronicle of 1955).

The uprising in Hungary, in 1956.

Publication in the newspaper Pravda about a joint statement by the delegations of the USSR and the GDR in support of the actions of the Soviet army in Hungary.

Sculptural compositions and paintings taken from Germany, at exhibitions in Soviet museums.

Among them, a portrait of Nefertiti, fragments of the Pergamon altar.

Interview with Mikhail Afanasyev.

He speaks of trophy libraries that were taken from fascist Germany during the Great Patriotic War.

Panorama of the books stored in the archives of the library.

Interview with Konstantin Levykin.

Gold of Schliemann.

Interview by Klaus Goldman.

Address plan of the Museum of Ancient Art in Belin.

The Troyan treasure (the treasures of Priam), known as the gold of Schliemann (copy) in the exposition of the Museum.

Documents transfer the collection, taken from Berlin to the Pushkin Museum.


Interview with Alexander Shkurko.

Franz Koenigs (photo is large).

Photocopies of paintings that were included in the collection of Koenigs, recognized lost.

Photos from the detection site in Austria's salt mines The Allied troops of art objects taken from the occupied territories of fascist Germany.

Stalin and members of the Central Committee go to the Mausoleum.

Stalin on the rostrum of the Mausoleum.

Interview with Alexander Shkurko.

Address plan of the house of the private collector Herzog in Hungary.

An armored door leading to the bank vault opens.

Interview with Laszlo Mravik.

History of the export of captured art objects from Hungary.

The chronicle of the Second World War - the liberation of the city of Budapest by Soviet troops.

The reserve of the Grabar Restoration Center.

Panorama of the pictures stored in the archives.

Interview with Alexei Vladimirov.

Large paintings: "Woman with Pug" (Manet, Baron Hatvani's collection), "Bather" (Degas), "Carnival" (Goya, from Herzog's collection), a picture of an unknown author from a private Hungarian collection.

The Large Packaging Act of October 10, 1972, indicating the transfer of part of the collection from a workshop in Moscow to Hungary.

Interview by Andrew Nadia.

Trades paintings and antiques at European auctions.

Interview with Alexei Rastorguev.

Leningrad (now St.


Address plan of the Hermitage.

Exhibition halls.

Scandal with a trophy picture of Joachim Eytewal, taken out by a private person and was on sale at Sotheby's.

Interview with Alexander Shkurko.

Exhibition halls of galleries.

Large paintings: "Narni Valley" (Johann Schirmer), "Art, wisdom, beauty" (Turvesten); "Society in the Park" (Dietrich (Ditrici)), "Paise with the Shepherd" (Caspar Dyuge).

The story of Soviet officer Viktor Baldin (tells himself), who discovered a collection of drawings from the Kunsthalle Museum in Bremen, in the county estate Koenigsmark near Berlin.

Baldin transferred his find (large in the frame) to the Schusev Museum in Moscow, later, the collection was transferred to the Hermitage.

The Pushkin Museum.

Pushkin in Moscow - the address plan.

Irina Antonova - director of the museum sits in a car brand Zhiguli, starts a car, leaves.

Interview with Saveliy Yamshchikov.

Interview with Alexei Rastorguev.

Interview with Konstantin Levykin.

Interview with Vyacheslav Bakhmina.

Panorama of the Kremlin wall.

St Basil's Church.

Interview with Sergei Zhitnev.

Interview with passers-by.

Find out their awareness and attitude about the cultural values ​​exported from Europe.

Summer plans in Moscow.

The streets of the city, pedestrians, cars.

Key words



Chegodaev Andrey - curator of the Dresden Gallery in the Museum.
Pushkin in Moscow.
Rastorguev Alexey - art critic.
Mravik Laszlo - Hungarian art critic.
Sergey Zhitneyev - Head of the Culture and Education Department of the Government of the Russian Federation.
Ya. Savely is an art restorer.
Afanasyev Mikhail - Director of the Historical Library of Moscow.
Levykin Konstantin - Director of the Historical Museum of Moscow.
Shkurko Alexander - First Deputy Minister of Culture of Russia.
Vladimirov Alexey - Director of the Restoration Center named after Grabar in Moscow.
Nagy Endre is the heir to Baron Hatvani.
Baldin Victor - director of the Shchusev Museum in Moscow, a participant in the Second World War.
Ya. Savely is an art restorer.
Bakhmin Vyacheslav - Director of the Department for Cultural Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.



Culture and Arts; World War II