• Short Summary

    America dispatches warships to protect its citizens during unrest in Cuba.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Havana. The Firm Hand - 'Uncle Sam' takes strong action in protection of Nationals endangered during prolonged revolt in Cuba."

    Havana, Cuba.

    The USS Indianapolis warship sails into harbour in Cuba. Shots of sailors on board.

    Shots of Havana sea front.

    Shots of American Navy warships anchored off shore to protect American citizens during problems in City. Shots of Battleship USS Mississippi and Cruiser USS Richmond. Shot from over gun of Havana.

    A US ship collects supplies in harbour before setting off for Cuba. Sailors carry supplies on board. Shot of warship sailing out of port.

    Shots of 'restless Havana'. Crowds in the streets. Shots of new Cuban President Dr Grau San Martin and other officials.

    Cuban troops with Former Sergeant (later Colonel) Fulgencio Batista and San Martin. CU Batista and CU San Martin.

    LS of American warship in Havana harbour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    725.18
    Media URN:
    6485
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:46:00 / 01:31:16:00
    Canister:
    33/77

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