• Short Summary

    Huge crowds turn out to support Fidel Castro over execution of Batista followers.

  • Description

    Titles read: "HAVANA - CUBANS DEMAND MORE EXECUTIONS".

    Several shots of massed crowds, some with flags and banners, in front of the Presidential palace in Havana, Cuba. Shots of Cuban troops in the seated area. One of the banners reads "Cuban Mothers Want The Execution of Murderers that Brought Our Children To Death". Fidel Castro and his henchmen are mobbed as they walk through the crowds. Castro on dais waving to the crowd who wave and cheer. Natural sound as Fidel Castro speaks to the crowd in Spanish. The crowd cheer when he has finished.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1567.13
    Media URN:
    58731
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:03:00 / 01:25:15:00
    Canister:
    59/9

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