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Catholics meet for devotions marking the Convocation Eucharistic Congress at Santiago de Cuba

Huge crowd of Catholics meet for devotions marking the Convocation Eucharistic Congress at Santiago de Cuba. 60,000 Catholics gather to attend the ceremonies. Coronation ceremony of the Patron Saint of Cuba follows.

Date: 1937, January 11
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Progress of the Castro-led July 26th, 1953 revolution in Cuba

Moncada army barracks near Santiago de Cuba, immediately following the unsuccessful attack by Castro-led revolutionaries, on July 26, 1953. Soldiers in the yard of the installation. Cuban military commander and soldiers talking with officials. A bullet-riddled vehicle and many dead revolutionaries. Armed soldiers sitting on the veranda of the barracks.Fulgencio Batista visiting and viewing the captured materials of the revolutionaries.Frank Pais sitting with associate. Marker at street intersection in Santiago de Cuba reads: "Ave 7A and Calle 20." Revolutionary safe house at that location is shown. posters being prepared containing pictures of Revolutionary National Action group posing with the Cuban national flag. Frank País being interviewed. Newspapers announce the death of Salas Cañizares. Large crowd seen at his funeral.Parts of the United states and Mexico are marked on maps showing where Castro's revolution was finding support in funds and supplies. yankee Stadium in New York City is seen being papered with pamphlets. A patrol craft docked, bearing number: "GC 106." People visiting a cemetery with new graves marked with temporary wooden markers. Revolutionaries in the mountains.Fidel Castro getting a haircut and firing a pistol outdoors. Woman sews insignia of july 26th on a uniform.

Date: 1953
Duration: 4 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: Spanish
 
 
Leader of the student movement Jose Antonio Echeverria and underground rebel Frank Pais shot in Cuba.

An uprising in Cuba. Tanks on the streets. Officials enter a building. Cuban President Fulgencio Batista greets dignitaries. 13 March 1957: Leader of the student movement, Jose Antonio Echeverria, organizes an attack on the Presidential Palace. Batista escapes and the student leaders are shot. The fighting spills on to the streets. Soldiers keep a vigil on the streets amidst the demonstrations and rioting. People and cars on the street. A policeman runs across a street. A man carries a wounded woman. Bullet holes. The police shoot down Jose Antonio Echeverria. A man and a woman grieve. Supplies including food, arms, ammunition and medical supplies reach the Sierra Maestra Mountains. A jeep driven on a dirt road in the jungle. A soldier drinks water. One checks another's blood pressure. A soldier patrols on a roof. 12 July 1957: Fidel Castro issues a manifesto. He talks to his soldiers and other revolutionaries. Havana: Buildings and high rises in the city. Anti-Batista opposition increases. Soldiers and officers. A man shows a bullet ridden car to an officer. Santiago De Cuba: People carry underground rebel Frank Pais' casket. A large crowd gathers to join In the procession. Women mourn his death and chant 'Vengeance'. A police officer and his soldiers inspect revolutionists' bodies lying on the sidewalk. A framer suspected of aiding Castro's men is hanged in the jungle. Men seated in a court as a woman testifies. A woman prays at a grave.

Date: 1957
Duration: 2 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fidel Castro visits New York City. Castro revolutionary firing squads execute Batista officials

Fidel Castro visits New York City, April 15, 1959, and gives a speech to large crowd in New York's Central Park. Back in Cuba, revolutionaries show officials and members of the press, a prison cell and injuries suffered by a former prisoner. They display instruments of torture used by the Batista regime. Colonel Cornelio Rojas, Chief of Police in Santa Clara, is seen in jail cell. He is walked under guard by revolutionaries and stands against a wall before a firing squad who execute him on orders of Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Revolutionaries bringing charges against Batista officials. People testify against them. Accused Lieutenant Enrique Despaigne Noret appears before a judgment panel. He is later seen, handcuffed, stepping from a vehicle at San Juan Hill,Santiago de Cuba, January 12, 1959. He stands before a firing squad and is allowed to write something on a paper. He is then shot and falls into a ditch or grave behind him.

Date: 1959, April 25
Duration: 3 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Spanish
 
 
Fulgencio Batista greeted by President Roosevelt in Washington DC. Also Mexico, Brazil, and Chile side with Allies in World War 2

President of Cuba, Fulgencio Batista greeted by President Franklin D Roosevelt and Vice President Wallace in Washington, as Cuba expresses support for Allies in World War 2. Next scene shows armored tanks of Mexico rolling through Constitution Plaza in Mexico City, with Metropolitan Cathedral in background, as Mexico also side with the Allies. Next, President Vargas of Brazil waves from a balcony to cheering crowds in Rio de Janeiro as Brazil declares war. Chileans demonstrate for the United Nations in Santiago, Chile. Chilean demonstrators with flags and banners march on streets. Some carry large pictures of the Allied leaders.

Date: 1943
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Castro-led attack on the Moncada army barracks near Santiago de Cuba, on July 26, 1953

July 26, 1953. View of the Moncada army barracks near Santiago de Cuba. Soldiers are dispatched and walk past bullet pocked walls to view the bodies of dead revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro in an unsuccessful attack on the barracks. They sort through a pile of materials, including weapons, taken from the fallen revolutionaries. The Army is preparing to pursue the revolutionaries, who have fled into the mountains.View of military hospital. Flag-covered coffins of fallen combatants are lined up in a courtyard, surrounded by spectators. Armed guards are present. Police examine arms captured from revolutionaries and their damaged hideout. Violence is seen in the streets, as police try to control it. Injured persons brought to a hospital. Castro is surrounded by admirers and talks to them.

Date: 1953, July 26
Duration: 3 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Spanish
 
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