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  • Short Summary

    Fidel Castro arrives back in Havana to take power. Cuba.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Cuba's Castro captures capital'. Havana.

    LS crowd around plane. CU Fidel Castro coming down steps of plane and being welcomed. LS crowd waving flags. MS Castro walking away from aircraft. MS crowd waving flags. MS crowd surrounding Castro.

    LS Capitol building in Havana. LS Castro in uniform leaving car and walking towards steps of Havana Capitol. MS cameramen. CU Castro talking with US Secretary of State Christian Herter. CU cameramen. CU's Castro and Herter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2740.29
    Media URN:
    80715
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:06:00 / 01:48:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 3256 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This clip's current date range of 1950-59 can easily be reduced to just 1959, that being the year that Castro seized power. Castro's meeting with Christian Herter seen in this clip took place in April 1959.

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