• Short Summary

    Fidel Castro sees May Day parade in Moscow.

  • Description

    Red Square, Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR).

    President of Cuba, Fidel Castro, riding in car with Secretary of the Communist Party of Soviet Union Nikita Khruschev, camera pans as car moves down street lined with waiting crowds. CU. Crowds, travel shot. SV. Castro and Khruschev travelling in car past waiting crowds. SV. Car escorted by motorcycles, Mr Khruschev and Mr Castro standing up waving from car, camera pans from car to waiting crowds. SV. Large portrait on building in Red Square - heads of Marx, Engels & Lenin, camera zooms back to show huge crowds. SV. Khruschev and Castro coming from Lenin's Tomb, Castro waves to the crowd. CU. Crowds clapping. GV. Troops lined up in front is Castro, an officer marches forward towards him and comes to attention in front of him. CU. Crowd watches. SV. Troops marching past, they are goose-stepping. Castro is seen in the foreground, he salutes. GV. Crowds in Red Square. Camera zooms in to crowds holding large placards bearing photographs of Khruschev and Castro. SV. Crowds, in the centre is a large portrait of Khruschev, camera pans to a portrait of Castro. SCU. Castro and Khruschev standing on a balcony, they are waving. CU. Crowd waving. CU. Khruschev embracing Castro.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:41:00 / 01:35:44:00

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