Cubans welcome revolutionaries Fidel Castro, Ernesto Che Guevara, Camilo Cienfuegos and their men in Havana.
Havana Cuba Date:1960 Duration:4 min 32 sec Sound:Yes
1959: People on the roof with flags. People come out onto the streets to celebrate the fall of President Fulgencio Batista. People in cars and on balconies wave. They break and burn the belongings of Batista's supporters, attack and destroy buildings and casinos run by Batista's hoodlums. A stampede on the streets. Men from mobs and gangs fire from behind pillars. Medics and civilians help the wounded. Castro names Manuel Urrutia Lleo as the President of the Provisional Government of Cuba. Urrutia at a press conference. Photographers and cameramen capture the event on film. A reporter questions him. Wrecked building, aircraft and bridges. People celebrate on the streets. The number '26' for the 26th of July Movement painted on people's foreheads, helmets and clothes. The rebels enter Havana. A convoy of captured tanks and trucks. Fidel Castro arrives on 8th January 1959. The civilians hail and welcome him and his men. Fidel Castro waves out to the people from an open jeep. Photographers and cameramen record the event. Fidel Castro promises democracy and elections to the people of Cuba. People applaud. Castro write on a paper on the hood of a car. Castro spends the nights at Camp Columbia. Castro with his bearded anti-communist rebel commander Camilo Cienfuegos at the podium. Castro drinks during the celebrations. He addresses a large crowd. Rebels on trucks and tanks pass through the crowd as they cheer and welcome them. The rebels wave out to the enormous crowd.
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