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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of burning wreckage and fatalities in the Plaza de Mayo, a bombing raid by rebel planes, rebels setting fire to the Cardinal's Palace, in an uprising against President Peron.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Newsreel item. Title reads: "Buenos Aires"

    Buenos Aires, Argentina

    MS Wreckage of cars burning in the Plaza de Mayo. MS A plane flies over, birds fly around. Pan across wrecked cars burning. A small truck drives through the streets with men hanging onto the doors. A group of people lead an injured man with blood-stained shirt. They prepare to drive him away in a damaged car, with a white flag to fly from the window. Two rebel planes from the Argentine Navy's Air Arm, in revolt against President Peron, fly over on a bombing raid. A corpse lying by a car. Men with a hosepipe dowsing a car with water. Pan along wreckage to dead bodies lying by a car.

    LS Large crowd outside the Cardinal's Palace. MS Men smashing in the windows of the Palace. LS A fire against the Palace walls, in the background people from the Palace surrendering.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 15/06/1955. Poor quality picture, was blown up from 16mm.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:42:00 / 01:41:40:00
    UN 2744 D

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