STK-ID 70062

Newsreel report, with music, in English: INSIDE MADRID UNDER FIRE (Fox Movietone News).Various shots of Madrid under bombardment. LA ESTABLISHING SHOT of bombers overhead, MS of civilians taking cover in buildings, shells devastate houses, thick smoke rises from them. MS of soldiers carrying stretcher. MSs of banners of Stalin and Communist slogans in streets of Madrid, passers-by are agitated. MS, PAN LEFT over parking lot full of cars. MS of men passing packages along chain. MSs of men digging trench with pickaxes in city. MS of row of men in trench firing rifles. MS of men operating artillery. ESTABLISHING SHOT of smoke from explosion. CU of soldier scanning sky with field glasses. LA ESTABLISHING SHOT of bombers. Various shots of civilians fleeing city and bombing, moving through rubble. CU of water gushing from broken water main in rubble. MSs of effects of bombing on city, many buildings are destroyed, streets are full of rubble. MS of men removing body from rubble. Various ESTABLISHING SHOTs after bombing. MS of artillery piece firing. CS of men in trench pointing guns in direction of enemies, one is injured in face and crouches. LA ESTABLISHING SHOT of bombers. LA ESTABLISHING SHOT of smoke produced by bombing. ESTABLISHING MSs following bombing, civilians are agitated. LALS of bombers. WIDE ANGLE SHOT of two men running, smoke from bombing can be seen in background. MSs of very agitated people, some carrying bodies on stretchers. MS of man digging with pickaxe, agitated crowd in background.


Excerpt from
Spanish civil war
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080