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  • Short Summary

    Spanish Civil War; street battles and on the front in mountains with antifascist forces.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Civil War in Spain - troops in Action".

    Possibly Toledo, Spain.

    Antifascist forces fighting against fascist dictator, General Franco's Nationalist Army in Spanish Civil War. M/S of antifascist, republican soldiers firing rifles over barricade across a street. L/S of castle on hill top - possibly Alcazar fortress. M/S of 3 republicans firing rifles. C/U of a man being searched.

    M/S of group of republicans surrounding a large man in suit - all seem in good spirits. M/S of antifascist soldiers shooting from behind truck. M/S of troop of antifascist fighters walking over road, all have left fists clenched in socialist salute. Very few wear proper uniforms.

    Various shots of republicans soldiers being trained, including C/U of woman soldier loading a rifle. Various shots of the soldiers climbing on trucks being driven to the front.

    Action moves to front line in mountains. M/S of large piece of artillery being fired. M/S of antifascist soldiers running from truck into trench. More shots artillery being fired. Antifascist soldiers running across scrubby land. L/S of nationalist aeroplane flying over head. C/U of sniper.

    Note: any more information regarding location of events gratefully received. AH 2001.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:12:00 / 01:06:24:00

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