• Short Summary

    Tanker brings water from America as Castro blocks supply to Guantanamo Bay base.

  • Description

    Guantanamo Bay, Cuba & Norfolk, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Guantanamo Counters the Water Shortage'.

    BGV. American Naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. CU. Map of the group of islands of which Cuba is the one. LS. Roads with the pipes running alongside carrying water supply. CU. Notice giving instructions to conserve all water. Various shots around base showing laundry and some other services with 'Closed' sign up as there is no water. Two long shots of tanker at quay of Norfolk, Virginia. Various shots of water gushing into tanks to be transported to Cuba. Various shots of water being pumped aboard the tanker. LS. The tanker putting out to sea for Cuba. GV. Guantanamo Naval Harbour. Various shots of the Cubans entering base at Guantanamo where they are employed. Various shots of the Marines patrolling the base on foot, by jeep and by helicopter. GV. Open countryside around the base.


    Date found in the old record - 19/02/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:48:00 / 01:52:56:00
    UN 3867 D

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