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  • Short Summary

    Rioting in Havana as people try to overthrow President Machado.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Havana. Revolution! Dramatic pictures of the orgy of looting and killing by frenzied mobs taken at height of anti - Machado riots in Cuba".

    Havana, Cuba.

    Ext. of government building. VS of people running around in streets. LS of people on balcony of building throwing things down to the crowd. People make a display of smashing things from Machado's offices. Tilt down memorial as people celebrate and cheer at the foot of it. MS people damage carving of President Gerado Machado. VS of looting and destruction at what may be the offices of 'Heraldo De Cuba'. Desks and papers are thrown from the windows. LS of demonstrators attacking another office. Top view of dead body in street surrounded by rioters.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be part of item from 33/68.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2963.06
    Media URN:
    85190
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:35:00 / 01:07:17:00
    Canister:
    33/68 / UNI GAZ ROLL 30

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