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    Title reads 'Castro's Cuba Today'.

    LS. Havana from sea, ships are anchored around large harbour. Various shots of the equipment and crates on dockside with Soviet markings on. CU. Posters and books displaying Communist ideology around the Cuban capital. LS. Factory from moving car. Various shots showing half empty streets of Havana. MS. Students entering school. MS. Student at blackboard in school writing in Russian. MS. Queue of people in shopping centre. MCU. Flashing neon sign. MS. Men and women armed guards patrolling on streets. GV. Scene at harbour with cargo ship being unloaded. The ship has brought food and medical supplies from America. CU. American flag flying from ship. Various shots of the prisoners being released, going aboard the ship and settle down in the holds for the journey back to America - in exchange for the supplies Castro is releasing prisoners. LS. Havana from ship out at sea. MS. Red Cross flag flying from mast of ship as some of the people onboard are hospital cases. Various shots, at Port Everglades, Florida, the freedom seekers leave the ship.


    Date found in the old record - 28/01/1963.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:09:00
    UN 3713 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3713 C
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