• Short Summary

    TWO BROTHERS, MANUEL AND JUAN HIDALGO, HAVE GIVEN THEMSELVES UP TO SPANISH POLICE AFTER ENDURING THIRTY YEARS OF SELF-IMPOSED IMPRISONMENT.

  • Description

    TWO BROTHERS AT CAFE WITH THEIR WIVES.




    Initials PBS/V-S/MR/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWO BROTHERS, MANUEL AND JUAN HIDALGO, HAVE GIVEN THEMSELVES UP TO SPANISH POLICE AFTER ENDURING THIRTY YEARS OF SELF-IMPOSED IMPRISONMENT.
    MANUEL, AGED 57, AND JUAN, AGED 62, SURRENDERED IN RESPONSE TO AN AMNESTY PROCLAIMED BY THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT FOR ALL POLITICAL OFFENCES COMMITTED DURING THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR.
    THE BOTHERS HID IN A HOUSE NEAR MALAGA WHEN GENERAL FRANCO'S FORCES CAPTURED THE TOWN IN 1936.
    SINCE THEN THEY HAD REMAINED HIDDEN, NEVER LEAVING THEIR HOMES. THE MEN EARNED THEIR LIVING BY BAKING BREAD WHICH THEIR WIVES SOLD TO UNSUSPECTING NEIGHBOURS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA54791GSRWLGXNAJLEYR90RDBY
    Media URN:
    VLVA54791GSRWLGXNAJLEYR90RDBY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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