• Short Summary

    Thousands have been killed in the Spanish Civil War and untold damage caused to buildings and vehicles. Badajoz, Spain.

  • 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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:38:00

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