• Short Summary

    Fidel Castro giving speech and playing baseball in charity match.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Castro on the Ball".

    Havana, Cuba.

    Elevated shot Capitol building, close to a million demonstrators surround it. C/U Communist President Fidel Castro smoking a cigar on the balcony of the Capitol. Elevated shot the Capitol building. C/U Castro speaking to the crowds and gesticulating with his hands. G/V demonstrators. C/U Fidel Castro pitching baseball at a Cuban charity game. G/V catcher returns ball to Castro and he pitches again. G/V Castro pitches to batsman who has to jump out of the way to avoid being hit. C/U boy in crowd. C/U Castro swinging baseball bat around.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1591.04
    Media URN:
    51149
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:13:00 / 01:03:54:00
    Canister:
    59/62

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