The Tragedy Of Spain 1939

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Full titles read: "THE TRAGEDY OF SPAIN"

Several shots of smouldering buildings in the streets of towns and villages in Spain. M/S of tank belonging to General Franco's army. Various shots of the the army advancing to 'mop up' the remaining opposition. M/Ss of narrow empty streets of a town....

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Cataloguer:
Howard
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
14080
Sort Number:
39/014
Time in/Out:
01:09:15:00 / 01:10:31:00
Canister:
39/14
Film ID:
1001.11
Issue Date:
16/02/1939

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