• Description

    Item title reads - Troubled Spain. Fierce fighting near the Portuguese border.


    M/S of a tank upside down and lorries which have fallen down a ravine, M/S of people stood at the top. M/S of a car which has been crushed. M/S of children walking over timber in what remains of their house. M/S of houses which have been destroyed by the fighting. M/S of soldiers having soup ladled into bowls from a big pot. C/U of one drinking from it. M/S and C/U of shell case on the ground.

    M/S of walls with cracks and plaster missing. Various shots of cars which have been crushed and wrecked. Good C/U of bullet ridden car, L/S of electricity pole which has fallen. M/S of soldiers sat around, they smile at the camera. L/S as the camera pans across Badajoz near the Portuguese border. Various interior shots of buildings which have been destroyed by the fighting, timber lies on the ground and the walls have holes in them. Good M/S as a child walks through one of them.

    Various shots of holes in the roofs of the buildings. M/S of a Government aeroplane in the street, it has been brought down and people crowd around it. Various shots as people cheer and Franco's troops walk through the town.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:38:00
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  • Appears in...

    1930s1 guerra Spanischer Buergerkrieg 1936 Codebreakers Spain Spanish Civil War Scenes of Destruction Spanish Civil War Badajoz Spanish Civil War Badajoz Silence Spanish Civil War
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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