Panning shot of men in court, pan to prisoner. CU.Lawyer. MS.Prisoner. MS.Defence Lawyer. MS.Spectators. MS.Prisoner (2 shots). CU.Pan: Jury. MCU.Jury. CU.Defendant. CU.Juror. MS.Spectators. Exterior shot: prisoner getting out of van. MS.CU.Prisoner writing. MS.Prisoner smoking. MS.Firing squad. MS.Preparing fire, shot prisoner falls into grave. MS.Dead man in grave.
Information we have been given tells us that the prisoner filmed in this scene was Lieutenant Enrique Despaigne, who was charged with 53 murders while a member of the Batista regime which was overthrown by Fidel Castro. Castro himself features within the clip.
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