Thursday, January 22, 2009

Kekkoslovakia 1

A compilation video by Ilkka Kippola and Jari Sedergren, prepared for this screening. 82 min. Viewed at Cinema Orion, Helsinki, 22 Oct 2009. - The career and times of Urho Kekkonen (1900-1986), President of Finland in 1956-1981. Displayed in the newsreels, showing both the facade, with glimpses behind.
Urho Kekkonen. FI 1961. D: Harry Lewing. 37 min. Colour. The official propaganda film for the presidential election. Brilliant colour in the 35mm print.

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