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  • Short Summary

    Primo de Rivera, Spanish dictator for 6 years, resigns and is replaced by General Berenguer. Madrid. German intertitles.

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    The Crisis in Spain. General Berenguer takes office following sudden resignation of Primo de Rivera - for 6 years Spain's dictator! Madrid, Spain.

    M/S of a crowd of people.

    German intertitle - 'Das Regierungsgebaude steht unter militarischem Schutz.'

    M/S of men walking out of the cabinet building, they are carrying drums and wearing tricorn hats and big cloaks. M/S as more troops march up the street behind a band.

    German intertitle - 'General Berenguer begibt sich zum Konig, um uber die Kabinettsbildung (rest of title obscured by timecode).

    M/S as General Berenguer's car draws up, he gets out and greets officials. M/S of him outside the building.

    German intertitle - 'General Berenguer wird nach der Regierungs - (rest of title obscured by timecode).

    M/S of people waiting outside the building, M/S of photographers trying to get a good position. C/U of Primo de Rivera, he shakes hands with a man and pats him on the shoulder. M/S of men in cloaks again. C/U of Primo de Rivera chatting to another man.

    Note: this is supposed to be another version of 'With Pre-War Pomp' in G 1683 on *PM0816*, however it is actually German version of 'The Crisis in Spain' from G 1684 on *PM0816*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:04:00 / 01:15:47:00
    G 1683 ?

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