Ten days that shook the world

United Kingdom, 1974

TV show
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A dramatic reconstruction of many of the historic events of the 1917 Russian Revolution on the locations where they actually happened. Men and women personally involved in the Revolution talk about what happened to them in those dramatic ten days. The producers had access to official Soviet files, film archives and libraries. Some of the newsreel material has not been seen before. Narration is by Orson Welles, supported by the voices of Robert Stephens, Barbara Jefford, Janet Suzman and Hugh Burden.

Credits

producer

Norman Swallow

Grigori Alexandrov

production company

Filmske Novosti

Granada International Productions

Language

English

Duration

01:20:08:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29332

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Archival resources

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → Historical re-enactments

History → History

History → Russia - History

History → Soviet Union - History - Revolution, 1917-1921

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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