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  • Short Summary

    Commander Franco returns from 2,600 mile flight from Argentina to Spain.

  • Description

    Seville, Spain.

    Title: "Spain's Modern Columbus. King & people greet Commander Franco on triumphal return after 6,200 mile flight to the Argentine".

    Aerial shot of what looks like a crowded exhibition site next to a wide river - the view from the transatlantic seaplane (flying boat) as it lands. High angled M/S of a crowd of dignitaries and senior officers on the deck of a ship, another newsreel cameraman films them. Amongst them is King Alphonso XIII. C/U of a man in officers uniform - pilot of seaplane, (General) Francisco Franco. M/S of Franco and several other officers standing on the deck of the ship. C/U of Franco, another officer and a group of civilians standing in front of some palm trees, the civilians cheer as the officers walk off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    490.20
    Media URN:
    25721
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:52:00 / 01:48:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1290

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