• Short Summary

    Troops and crowds on streets of Havana as Batista cancels June elections.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'BATISTA REVOLT SEIZES CUBA'.

    Havana, Cuba.

    L/S of Government building, pan to steel-helmeted rebels. L/S of armoured car driving past crowds. M/S of troops manning armoured car. M/S of machine gun in position. M/S of armed rebels turning people away from building. M/S of machine gun in position. L/S of crowds being shepherded by armed rebels. M/S of Colonel Batista speaking. Commentator says he cancelled June elections. L/S of armed rebels patrolling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2589.10
    Media URN:
    69679
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:46:00 / 01:36:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 2427 F

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