STK-ID 70622

Newsreel report: GENERAL FRANCO’S TROOPS TRY TO RECAPTURE CITY AS LEFTISTS CONTINUE STRONG DEFENSE (Fox Movietone). WIDE ANGLE SHOT, in winter, of men manoeuvring artillery in snow-covered mountains. ESTABLISHING SHOTs of smoke after artillery fire. MS of men manoeuvring artillery. WIDE ANGLE SHOT of soldiers firing rifles from behind cover of rock. WIDE ANGLE SHOT of troops advancing at front. ESTABLISHING SHOT of Spanish town where civil war rages. MS of man posted next to ambulance, surrounding buildings are partly destroyed. MSs of Spanish town after bombing, bodies can be seen in rubble. Various shots of refugees moving in group, some help wounded, donkeys carry baggage. ESTABLISHING SHOT of very dense crowd watching Soviet parade. Various shots of parade. WIDE ANGLE SHOT and MS of trucks packed with soldiers raising fists to camera in victory sign. MS of soldiers working in improvised open-air kitchen. MSs and CU of men receiving rations.


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