• Short Summary

    People in the streets celebrate the downfall of the Machado regime in Cuba.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Havana. Revolution! Dramatic pictures of the orgy of looting and killing by frenzied mobs taken at height of anti- Machado riots in Cuba."

    Havana, Cuba.

    Pan across square in Havana. Groups of people are gathering. People come past the camera cheering. A lorry full of soldiers drives past cheering and celebrating the down fall of the Cuban leader Machado. Pan across people standing on balconies.

    Spacing - voiceover continues.

    N.B. The voiceover and title suggest all kinds of danger and violence. However, the pictures that are left just show happy people celebrating the end of a regime they disliked. Fulgencio Batista led the overthrow of the government of President Gerado Machado y Morales.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    733.10
    Media URN:
    6636
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:47:00 / 01:12:31:00
    Canister:
    33/68

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