• Short Summary

    Good round up of the issues of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cuban Crisis".

    GV of the American Embassy in London - day time shot. SV of the Eagle on top of the building. SV Demonstrators outside the Embassy at night holding banners "Trade Unionists say Hands off Cuba". CU Girl in crowd holding banner "Save Cuba Save Peace". LV Group handing in petition. SV Deputation holding petition. LV Police holding back crowds from the entrance of the Embassy. SV Police lined up with arms linked together. GV Crowds outside the Embassy. SV Police carrying woman away. SV Another woman being carried away. SV Police putting man into back of lorry.

    GV Admiralty House. CU Newspaper placard "Cuba World in Peril Mac". CU Pan, R A 'Rab' Butler arriving at Admiralty House for Cabinet meeting. CU Pan, Lord Hailsham arriving for meeting. SV Pan, Duncan Sandys arriving.

    Aerial views of American base at Guantanamo. VS of American troops embarking on troop carrier. GV The White House, Washington DC, United States of America (USA). SV President John Kennedy sitting down at desk to make historic speech. SV Andrei Gromyko and Kennedy.

    GV Moscow May Day Parade, Russia / Soviet Union. Nikita Khrushchev and others watch parade including missiles. VS of crates being loaded onto ships in Russian harbour.

    VS of American fleet at sea - including aircraft carrier USS Enterprise.

    SV of Fidel Castro speaking in Cuba. Pan down United Nations (UN) building in New York. VS of Khrushchev and Castro meeting.

    VS of US Navy ships enforcing blockade on Cuba.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:15:00 / 01:41:54:00

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