STK-ID 41735

WIDE SHOT of Havana and Melancon Avenue seen from top floor of Riviera Hotel, TILT DOWN to HAS of pool (0:26). LS and ELS of freighter sailing off coast (0:20). HASs of crowd assembling along Melancon Avenue awaiting motorcade of Fidel Castro and Pham Van Dong, communist leader of North Vietnam, on official visit (0:34). Shots of large welcome billboards on roadside and in square (0:42). Shots of Cubans on roadside bearing small flags and posters of Pham Van Dong, Lenin and Karl Marx (2:16). HAMLSs of motorcade moving on street, of patrol boats off coast, of crowd dispersing, shots of people leaving in back of trucks passing by camera, CS of speaker on post, television crew's truck (1:37).


Excerpt from
Waiting for Fidel
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486