Call number: V-506


Comrades

Programme 4: Judge
[In Soviet Moldavia, follows the trial of Tamara Russo, a 50-year-old hospital orderly accused of theft. Details the ways in which Soviet and Western justice differ, and contrasts the life of the defendant with that of Lyubov Bublulich, the presiding judge and a Communist Party member.]

60 minutes
BBC, 8 December 1985

AND

Programme 6: Eye surgeon
[Svyatoslav Nikolaevich Fyodorov, an eye surgeon whose operation for nearsightedness has made him world famous, lives the good life - with a chauffeur, a sumptuous apartment, a house in the country. Filmed in his home and clinic in Moscow, Fyodorov reveals how he makes the Soviet system work for him.]

60 minutes
BBC, 22 December 1985

AND

Programme 8: Office on the Pacific, (Nakhodka)
[Looks at the workings of the local government system in Nakhodka, a town 6000 miles and seven time zones from Moscow. Focuses on the workaholic lifestyle of town council official Tatyana Naumova, a tireless party servant whose husband minds the children and prepares the meals.]

60 minutes
BBC, 12 January 1986

AND

Programme 9: Sumgait strikes
[Focuses on a factory soccer team in Sumgait, an industrial town on the Caspian Sea. Follows the men of the Lenin Pipe-Rolling Mill at work and in training for the big match against their arch rivals, the team from the Synthetic Rubber Factory.]

60 minutes
BBC, 12 January 1986

Source: BBC Television
System: Pal


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