The Red tsar

United Kingdom, 1984

TV show
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Episode number 6 of Series “History in action”.
In 1929, Joseph Stalin celebrated his 50th. birthday. This event was celebrated across the USSR in a blaze of glory not seen since the days of the Tsar. 176 million people venerated Stalin at that time. Stalin had been a leading revolutionary figure since 1903, eclipsed by Lenin, but becoming the key political figure after Lenin’s death. This program looks at Stalin’s rise to become leader of the USSR.

Credits

producer/director

Julia Spark

production company

Granada Television International

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

38480

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Soviet Union - Politics and government

History → History

History → Soviet Union - History - 1917-1936

History → Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953

People → Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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