• Short Summary

    Fidel Castro attacks America for aggression during the Bay of Pigs invasion.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "Rebels Invade Castro's Cuba. American voiceovered newsreel material.

    United States of America (USA) and Cuba. Fidel Castro attacks America for aggression during the Bay of Pigs invasion.

    Various shots of invasion troops testing their weapons and being briefed. Air to air shot of troop transport plane.

    Two GVs smouldering wreckage of bombed building in Havana. MS Castro. SV Fidel Castro gesticulating as he speaks to large crowd.

    Various shots of B.26 bomber on airfield in Miami. CU Shrapnel damage in aircraft, received when it raided Cuba. CU Pilot of the B.26 being interviewed, he hides his face from cameras. MS Cuban acting foreign minister Olivares. CU Remains of rockets which have been found in Cuba.

    GV Panning shot, int. United Nations political committee in session. CU Cuban delegate Raul Roa who is the Cuban Foreign Minister telling the meeting about the invasion. GV Committee in session. CU Adlai Stevenson, American delegate, who denies Cuban charges of aggression.

    (Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests material may date from around 17/04/1961.

    N.B. Sound track is very, very faint on this item - probably not usable - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:42:00 / 01:54:39:00
    UN 3488 F

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