During the Spanish Civil War, children celebrating on field of Italian School in Tangier, as Italy was celebrating Spanish Day on the same day as Nationalist Spain celebrates Patron Saint Ferdinand. Flags flying on athletic fields. View of school building as children are dismissed and stream out of the school building happily. The school children gather and smile and wave fists in the air. View of the Nationalist and Falangist Headquarters building in Tangier, with electrified five part sign on it reading, "Arriba Espana Saludo A Franco." Views of parades on rooftops, as the revelers are not allowed to demonstrate in the streets. View of pedestrians and cars in the streets of Tangier. A falangist gathering is held out front of the headquarters building. Dr. Avierno, on behalf of Franco, is present at the celebration. A young boy wearing a paramilitary uniform reads a statement to Dr. Avierno. All salute. Boy and Avierno are wearing the yolk and arrows symbol of the Falangist movement. Close up views of Avierno and a woman beside him.
The "Petit Soco" or "Little Souq" of the Tangier Medina, where politcal, influential, and international figures in Tangiers gather. People move in Avenue d'Espange in Tangier, Morocco. Spanish Hotel Becarra and fascists. Republic Spani Post Office, with patrons conducting business and mailing letters. The Red Cafe Fresatuant Fuentes with people seated at the tables in front of the cafe as a waiter serves them. Hotel Fuentes frequented by Republican Spaniard. The Cafe Restaurant Roma and Italian and Spanish fascists. The Bar Franco - Spanish nationalist Cafe
Policemen of the Tangier police force march in uniform through the Big Souk marketplace square area of Tangier, Morocco. They pass under archways of Moor architecture. The leadership marches in front in hats with brims, while the forces march behind wearing white fez hats. The Police line up for an inspection. Close views of their leader, Commissionaier Maurice Andre Aussanaz, and of Edmundo Carleton who reviews and inspects the police forces who are standing at attention. A close view of one of the policemen. At the end of the clip, the policemen joke with a man in a suit and pretend to be strangling and beating him, but all involved including the "victim" are smiling and laughing.
Italian and Spanish officials gathered on the athletic field of the Italian School in Tangier, Morocco. In celebration by Italy of "Spanish Day", and of the Patron Saint Ferdinand by the nationalist Spaniards, an assembly is held. School boys march, some in a uniform of white short sleeve shirts and dark shorts; others in an all blue paramilitary uniform. Some of the boys carry rifles or drums. The students stand at attention with hands waved in a nazi-like salute while the Italian Minister and Dr. Avierno inspect. Then the boys march by the dignitaries. Festive streamer flags and flags of several nations wave. An audience of citizens is in the background in a grandstand. On behalf of Franco, Dr. Avierno is present and addresses those gathered. The other primary dignitary with him is the Italian Minister, in military uniform. He is joined by an honor guard of Italian Navy sailors. Palm trees visible behind Avierno speaking.
The Gendarmerie police force in charge of the zone outside the city of Tangier, Morocco. Views of the Gendarmerie on horseback, performing drills and parading on horseback at a parade ground. Low mountains and a single white building in the background. The Gendarmerie gallop on their horses in formation. They stand together in a line on horseback, lower swords and gallop forward in formation.
Pedestrians fill the narrow streets of Tangier. Men, women, and children of all backgrounds walk. Muslim women covered in white clothes, a group of naval sailors in uniform. Children play and run in front of a building gate. Views of a few different streets and many cafes and shops on the sides. Inside a courtyard of a mosque, a man, woman, and child fill cups. They are accompanied by a man wearing a djellaba robe and a fez hat. They walk through an arched door of the Mosque courtyard.