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  • Short Summary

    US. warplanes, Ohio river floods & Franco's troops advance on Madrid.

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    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the large American warplanes (flying fortress style planes) at the airport and in flight.

    The is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for this issue. It is possible that material belongs to another issue.

    This item ends at (01:05:20) when the next item starts.

    Full title reads: "DEATH AND DESTRUCTION - Thousands flee from Ohio River Flood.

    Ohio, United States of America (USA).

    Various air shots of the flooded countryside and towns. Several shots of the people escaping in small boats. Evacuees are seen with children and few possessions, people receiving tea, children in a warehouse style building filled with beds etc.

    Several shots of the fire and firemen playing with hoses - unclear whether the footage belongs to this story or not.

    This item ends at (06:22) when the next item starts.

    Full title reads: "THE ADVANCE ON MADRID - with General Franco's Forces."


    Various shots of Salamanca's historical buildings and monuments. Several shots of children's parade. A car drives past General Francisco Franco's Fascist officer who is seen saluting. Shot of a dam, no water seen. Various shots of the heavily bombed buildings, towns, bridges , equipment etc., juxtaposed to road signs showing advance to Madrid. One sign reads 'Madrid 52 km', another 'Madrid 38 km'. General Franco's troops are seen relaxing in between battles. Couple of shots of the Franco's North African men - Arabs in traditional clothing with guns.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:55:00 / 01:07:51:00

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