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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Independence Day in Mexico.

    High angle MS rooftops in Mexico City. Panning shot of park in the City, showing statue in background of Jose Morelos. CU statue of Jose Morelos. LS President Adolfo Lopez Mateos walking with others to the statue. CU lines of men waiting with huge wreaths to lay on statue. LS as President Mateos raises flag.

    Various shots, including CU's, schoolchildren singing. Various shots band playing as flag is raised. Various shots as the wreaths are laid around statue. Various shots, Mexican panchos riding along street on horses. Various shots huge parade of schoolchildren marching through street. Various shots of the parade through streets, including floats, showing religious settings, acrobats etc.

    LS crowds waiting outside bullring. LS parade of picadors across the ring. MS crowded stands. LS bull in ring with spikes in its neck, with matador on horseback. Various shots bull in ring with toreador and cape. Various shots fireworks at night, cut-ins of crowds watching.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:30:00 / 01:26:59:00
    UN 3418 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3418 A
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    Fireworks Mexico
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