• Short Summary

    As Bilbao falls to Franco's Fascist troops in the Spanish Civl War, these vivid pictures show the final stages of the attack and fall of beleaguered city as terrified refugees stream out.

  • Description

    SPAIN: Bilbao:
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    Good shots of Fascist Spanish troops shelling valleys and advancing on Bilbao
    Refugees leaving town
    Guns firing as town being shelled
    Houses burning as terrified people along street including woman running with her baby and another woman comforting crying boy
    More of Franco's Nationalist guns firing and people running to safety
    Biscay Transporter bridge supports seen in distance
    Building collapsing, smokey streets, ruined buildings and damaged bridge
    Armoured vehicles parked on road as people along
    Dog sitting on tank
    Victorious Nationalist troops entering town as greeted by townspeople
    High angle view of people crowding onto streets
    Troops marching through town centre
    Girls raising hand in Fascist salute as soldiers past
    People greeting soldiers, woman drinking wine and scenes of celebration
    People queuing for food, gathered in the street and greeting one another
    Captured weapons in a pile
    Fascist soldiers marching along streets
    Refugees along road carying belongings, troops helping people onto trucks, people greeting friends and family and soldier searching civilians
    Explosion, air attack on river, tanks parked on street, people running to safety, smoke rising from hillsides near Bilbao, anti-Nationalist prisoners and dead bodies of soldiers
    Background: As Bilbao falls to Franco's Fascist troops in the Spanish Civl War, these vivid pictures show the final stages of the attack and fall of beleaguered city as terrified refugees stream out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA491KLM4AYUPOA2BIN9ASTP8QC
    Media URN:
    VLVA491KLM4AYUPOA2BIN9ASTP8QC
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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