• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 1,000 LEFT-WING SUPPORTERS DEMONSTRATED IN ROME LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) AGAINST THE EXECUTION OF THE SPANISH COMMUNIST LEADER, JULIAN GRIMAU.

  • Description

    1.
    GV DEMONSTRATORS MARCH TOWARD EMBASSY
    0.12

    2.
    CU PLACARD "GRIMAU"
    0.15

    3.
    LV POLICE OUTSIDE EMBASSY
    0.18

    4.
    SCU DEMONSTRATORS
    0.22

    5.
    LV DITTO
    0.26

    6.
    CU WREATH
    0.30

    7.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS WITH PLACARDS
    0.33

    8.
    CU DEMONSTRATORS CHANTING
    0.36

    9.
    CU PAN..BURNING PAPER
    0.40

    10.
    CU BONFIRE
    0.44

    11.
    SV RUSSIAN FLAG
    0.47

    12.
    SCU PLACARD "FRANCO NO"
    0.39

    13.
    SV DEMONSTRATORS
    0.53

    14.
    SV PLACARD "FASCISTI ASSASSINI"
    0.55

    15.
    LV DEMONSTRATORS OUTSIDE EMBASSY
    0.59

    16.
    SLV DITTO
    1.03



    Initials JT/V/MR/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MORE THAN 1,000 LEFT-WING SUPPORTERS DEMONSTRATED IN ROME LAST NIGHT (SATURDAY) AGAINST THE EXECUTION OF THE SPANISH COMMUNIST LEADER, JULIAN GRIMAU.THEY MARCHED - CHANTING AND SINGING - THROUGH THE STREETS TO THE SPANISH EMBASSY.THERE THEY STAGED A SIT-DOWN DEMONSTRATION, SHOUTING PROTESTS.

    LATE, NEO-FASCISTS TRIED TO TAKE AWAY WREATHS AND PLACARDS LEFT AT THE FOOT OF A COLUMN OUTSIDE THE EMBASSY.RIOT POLICE WERE CALLED IN AND THERE WERE SEVERAL CLASHES.POLICE LATER REMOVED THE WREATHS AND PLACARDS.

    THE LEFT-WING MARCH CAUSED CHAOS IN THE CITY.LONG COLUMNS OF CARS WERE HELD UP, THEIR DRIVERS HOOTING ANGRILY.PLAIN-CLOTHES POLICE AND RIOT SQUADS WITH JEEPS STOOD OUTSIDE THE EMBASSY.SOME PEOPLE CARRIED TORCHES, SIGNIFYING "GRIMAU'S SPIRIT LIVES ON." THE MARCHERS WERE LED BY A YOUTH CARRYING A RED FLAG DRAPED WITH BLACK CREPE.HE WAS FLANKED BY TWO OTHERS CARRYING PORTRAITS OF GRIMAU.

    (GRIMAU WAS SHOT AT DAWN YESTERDAY IN MADRID AFTER BEING CONDEMNED FOR CRIMES COMMITTED AS POLICE CHIEF IN BARCELONA DURING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR 25 YEARS AGO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEEN7B3JFOOEGTGO0BMNQSFRNP
    Media URN:
    VLVAEEN7B3JFOOEGTGO0BMNQSFRNP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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