• Short Summary

    A look back at General Franco's successes as Spanish government is outlawed by UNO.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Zero Hour for Franco Spain".

    First antidemocratic government to be outlawed by United Nations is Franco's Spain. Break in Spanish French relations.

    Various shots of a big Falangist parade, soldiers and men give Fascist salute. Various shots of buildings hung with pro-Franco slogans. Various shots of General Francisco Franco takes salute at march past. C/U Franco giving Fascist salute. More shots military parade and crowds cheering.

    C/U of customs sign over border at Bourg Madame. Various shots of defeated Republican troops passing over border into France during civil war. French soldiers take over at border.

    C/U of sign for le Perthius. Various shots of Falangist soldiers and officers saluting as the Republican flag is torn down. Various shots of Franco's victory parade in Madrid with German and Italian bombers overhead. C/U of Franco embracing an officer. Good shots of Moorish troops marching in parade. Tanks and other army vehicles follow.

    C/U of heir to Spanish throne Don Juan and his wife in London. Good shots of Franco at his desk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:24:00 / 01:14:12:00

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