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    Item title reads - Cuba frees prisoners.

    Prisoners used as bargaining tools held captive in Cuba for 20 months are released and taken to Florida, America (USA).

    M/S Cuban prisoners who have been released alighting from aircraft at Homesteads Air Force Base, Florida. M/S released prisoners walking across the tarmac, one waves. M/S of more men leaving aircraft. M/S as they walk across tarmac. Camera pans across the released prisoners with their families and friends in large hall. M/S one of the men embracing his family. C/U another man embracing his wife who laughs. Various good shots as families are reunited and embrace. L/S mass of people in the hall. C/U man embracing his wife. M/S of the negotiator who secured their freedom attorney James Donovan, he walks up to microphone with military man. C/U Donovan. High angle L/S of him surrounded by people applauding. L/S Miami. Various shots as prisoners offer prayers of thanksgiving, a man crosses himself. M/S of the prisoners praying.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    54120
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1746.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:54:00 / 01:18:03:00
    Canister:
    63/2
    Sort Number:
    63/002
  • Appears in...

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    Cubans in Miami Cuba & US Relations Cuban Cuban-US Relations Cuban-US Relations US Air Force US Military Bases
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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