• Short Summary

    USA breaks off relations with Casto's Cuba

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    Location: Havana, Cuba and Washington and New York, United States of America (USA)

    Story of USA breaking off relations with Fidel Castro and Cuba

    Title read: "US Breaks with Castro".

    Various shots, military parade in Havana to mark 2nd Anniversary of Fidel Castro's rule. MS. Castro looking through binoculars, wearing beret. MS. Tanks in the parade. LS. Castro with others on dais, watching parade.

    LS. CU. at night, section from a rocket that fell on Cuba after an unsuccessful launching at Cape Canaveral. LS. MS. Press Secretary James Hegerty in Washington making statement to the press. CU. Hagerty speaking "There is a limit to what the United States in self respect can endure, that limit has now been reached".

    Various shots, as Cubans seek admission to the United States, waiting outside and Embassy for Visas, but are turned away as the Visa section is closed.

    Interior shot, Security Council of the United Nations in session. LS. US Ambassador Wadsworth replies to Cuban rumours that the US plans an invasion BAD SOUND. MS. Cuban Ambassador Raul Roa speaking, but is interrupted by anti-Castro hecklers. Various shots, as the hecklers are moved by security guards. (Comb. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:25:00 / 01:50:15:00
    UN 3440 B

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