• Short Summary

    Spain's 82-year-old Head of State, General Francisco Franco, stood to attention for 90 minutes on Sunday (25 May) to take the salute in a military march past celebrating the 36th anniversary of his victory in the Spanish Civil War.

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    GV Horse Guards escorting General Franco through street
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    2.
    SV People viewing from balconies
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    SV Military flag bearer on parade
    0.34

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    SV AND CU Tanks parading (3 shots)
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    SV General Franco reviewing from dais
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    GV Armed Forces parade as General Franco takes salute (3 shots)
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    7.
    Mirage and Phantom jets in flypast (2 shots)
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    Initials CL/0015 CL/0026



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Spain's 82-year-old Head of State, General Francisco Franco, stood to attention for 90 minutes on Sunday (25 May) to take the salute in a military march past celebrating the 36th anniversary of his victory in the Spanish Civil War.

    General Franco saluted frequently as 11,000 men and nearly 500 tanks, rockets, rocket launchers and armoured cars paraded past. His appearance has dispelled doubts over his health. He was seriously ill with phlebitis -- an inflammation of the veins -- in his right leg last summer
    A flypast of Mirage and phantom jets of the Spanish Air Force was the highlight of the parade.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9K7K63QGM01RAS61G1OXTM710
    Media URN:
    VLVA9K7K63QGM01RAS61G1OXTM710
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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