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Banner of the April Revolution

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See also catalog # 523474, 523475, 523476, 523477 A superb Soviet propaganda documentary glorifying the Marxist-Leninist government of Afghanistan and the Soviet occupation there, as well as condemning the Muslim rebel movement (from both Pakistan & Afghanistan), effectively calling them paid goons and puppets of the imperialist United States. This film is especially of note in light of the events of 9/11/2001.

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DO NOT USE Titles (in Russian) this Soviet-Afghan co-production is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the People s Democratic Party of Afghanistan

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Wide shot Kabul, mountains in BG, cut to TLS/MSs traffic and pedestrians, some of whom wear Muslim dress. MCUs Afghan people reading Kabul newspaper. MS Afghan flag.

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MS/MCUs General Secretary of the Central Committee of the People s Democratic Party of Afghanistan and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council of Afghanistan (and Red Army puppet) Babrak Karmal walking onto stage at an anniversary meeting to mark the People s Democratic Party (aka the bloody Saur revolution of April 27, 1978); Karmal receives much fanfare from his Communist comrades, some of whom wear the tropes of Islamic fundamentalism (turban-like head wraps, robes and beards). Various shots Communist delegates from China, USSR, and elsewhere mugging for the crowd. Great crowd shots Afghani men cheering, applauding. TLS/MSs Babrak Karmal speaking to assembly. C/As crowd cheering, applauding.

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CUs grandfather clock ticking, chiming, pendulum swinging. (This image occurs throughout the documentary)

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B&W newsreel of crowds gathered in Afghani streets after the overthrow and death of Hafizullah Amin; much celebrating, hugging, rejoicing, etc.

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B&W MSs Afghani peasants sowing earth, planting seeds, farming (note that some farmers carry Soviet-made automatic weapons).

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Color shots peasants in allegedly same area inspecting Soviet-made tractors; town leader Gulaam Muhammad (Gulaam Mohammad or Gulaam Mohamed) stands atop a building and speaks to his self-defense unit about how great it is under the new regime.

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DO NOT USE Newsreel of Afghan rebels in mountainous countryside where they ve attacked a state convoy; dead bodies on ground, in gully; they set alight a truck leaking gasoline. Cut to wide shot sun rising over valley. Cut to MSs Muslim rebel gang leader One-Leg Abdul Waheed hobbling about compound. Pan across Afghan papers, passports, etc.

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State rep of CCPDP of Afghanistan in TV studio, talking to camera about the hirelings of imperialism the paid killers , the Afghan rebels waging war against the Marxist-Leninist government.

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MSs Soviet-made armaments on display at camp (AK-47 rifles, rocket launchers, machine guns, etc).

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State rep of CCPDP of Afghanistan in TV studio, talking to camera

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CUs grandfather clock (face and swinging pendulum)

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B&W MSs woman teaching an adult education class in Afghanistan.

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Color MSs Afghani man named Maqmoud welding in a factory.

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B&W MSs Mohammad Sadek (Mohamed Sadek) learning in class.

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Color shots Mohammad Sadek in factory, talking to camera about the glories of Communist Afghanistan, followed by orchestra swell & MS Mohammad hammering steel.