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Toompea Castle throughout the years (1975)

Original title: Aastatega läbi Toompea lossi

Documentary Duration 17:10

Toompea Castle throughout the years

Harald Haberman (1904-1986), a Communist and later an acknowledged biologist, held a position of the chief of public defence for two years during the occupation of Estonia in 1940. Haberman recollects his experience with Toompea Castle. The filmmakers have used materials from the collections of central archives of film, photographs and phonographs of Estonian SSR, Museum of History of Estonian SSR, central archives of the history of Estonian SSR and Tallinn City Museum.

Director: Peep Puks

Keywords: historical events | joining the Soviet Union | incorporating Estonia into USSR | religious ministers | hoisting a flag | recollections of the former times | beginning of the Soviet era | recollections of Soviet time | nostalgia of the Soviet time | statesmen and members of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color bw
Sound sound
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 17:10


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Director Peep Puks
Screenwriter Ene Hion
Cinematographer Peeter Tooming
Composer Lepo Sumera
Editor Aino Lootus
Content Editor Uno Heinapuu
Managing Director Liis Veltmann

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  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
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  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm