'The Victory of the Chinese People, a multi-color documentary film, is scheduled to be screened simultaneously in fifteen major cities of the country on the 29th of this month. The Chinese People's Revolutionary Military Committee have awarded a certificate of honor to the film director Varlamov.
This is a film with an unprecedented ideological and artistic achievement in our nation’s history. It’s a glorious epic depicting the great deeds of the Chinese people's revolution. It’s also the brilliant result of the immortal friendship between the Chinese and Soviet peoples and the close cooperation between the artists of the two countries.
The film begins with the grand and splendid scene of the founding ceremony of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949, overseen by Chairman Mao Zedong. Then it traces the great history and rich culture created by the hardworking Chinese people on magnificent rivers and mountains. It also describes the tragic lives Chinese people lived under the oppression of imperialism, feudalism and bureaucratic capitalism for nearly a hundred years. With unmatched color, the film depicts, step-by-step, the people’s revolution under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party. Despite multiple hardships, the great Chinese people became stronger in battle, won one victory after another, overthrew the reactionary rule, and achieved the liberation of the 47 million people who shocked the world. This film will tell the people of the world about the glory of New China.
The film was jointly produced by the Beijing Film Studio and the Soviet Central Documentary Film Studio. It was directed by the Soviet director Vallamov. The Soviet writer Simonov wrote the explanatory notes. The Chinese writer Liu Baiyu served as a literary consultant. China's Wu Benli and Zhou Feng are deputy directors. The film workers of China and the Soviet Union waded through the mountains and did not avoid hardships. For ten mouths, they traveled to most of China to complete the filming.
The People’s Liberation Army Headquarters of the Chinese People’s Revolutionary Armed Forces and the Ministry of Culture of the Central People’s Government held separate grand celebrations for the outstanding success of The Victory of the Chinese People. Commander-in-chief Zhu awarded the honorable certificate to the film director Varlamov.
Now numerous copies of The Victory of Chinese People have arrived from the Soviet Union. Starting from the 29th of this month, they will be screened simultaneously in fifteen major cities, including Beijing, Tianjin, Zhangjiakou, Shenyang, Harbin, Dalian, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Jinan, Hankou, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Xi'an and Dihua, to celebrate the first National Day of the People's Republic of China.'