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    Full titles read: "President Coolidge - well protected... has cordial reception on arrival at Havana to attend great Pan-American Congress."

    Havana, Cuba.

    M/S of President Calvin Coolidge waving from the back seat of an open-top car as he is driven through Havana; he is accompanied by dignitaries and bodyguards walk beside the car. Another car goes past with two men and two women - not recognised by this cataloguer - one of the women could be Coolidge's wife? Military men on horseback line up along a street as a crowd of Cubans look on.

    M/S of President Coolidge getting out of his car and walking along a line of saluting military men towards a building; cutaway to nice M/S of a group of beautiful Cuban girls.

    M/S of Coolidge coming out of a building, through a crowd of people and getting into the open-top car; he takes his hat off and appears to pose briefly for the camera. Another man gets in beside him - an aide / bodyguard?

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:50:00 / 01:30:02:00
    G 1472
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    G 1472
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    Red Heat: 25.11.2009 09:31 Retro Campaigns Cuba Cuba Cuba & US Relations Cuban Cuban-US Relations Cuban-US Relations
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. sidney says

    That is Cuban President Gerardo Machado getting into the car with Coolidge in the last clip.

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