- Title: CF331
Documentary about Spanish Civil War, propaganda film for the Republican side.
Late 1930s Spain, town centre, water fountains, city square, MS of donkey walking in circle, which in turn helps operate water storage. Nice shot, local farmers sieving grain, village life, nice GVs of Spanish church and surrounding town.
PAN RIGHT across large outdoor gathering, massive crowd, rally, demonstration, nice shot of large crowd celebrating, cheering, waving hats, applauding.
Nice character faces smiling in camera. HA shot of men on horses breaking up crowd.
Nice shot of Franco talking to camera giving speech. Insurgent troops entering towns and cities, GVs of poorly equipped soldiers, armoury, cannon.
Montage of soldiers firing, dead bodies, fists.
GVs Spanish streets, GVs battleship in port of Barcelona, building with bomb damage, street barricades, great footage of anti-fascist militia, road blocks, civilians with guns, rifles.
Nurses in white uniform leave hospital, medical history, crowd watches armed march of civilians, militia, raised fists in salute, improvised tanks, armoured cars.
GVs Republican soldiers marching off, cheering, waving to camera, cars and buses moving in convoy across desert landscape. Rebel fighters, militiamen moving in barren landscape.
Some great propaganda footage taken all on the Republican side, GVs of crowds of men, militia man giving impassioned speech. Revolution, war, civil war, street fighting, men firing machine gun, soldier crouching down firing rifle. Fighting in countryside, men in trench, artillery, putting up barbed wire.
LS explosions in distance, GVs (some obvious set up shots) men firing rifles, fighting.
GVs cannon fire, explosions in distance, machine gun fire, men rushing across open land.
GVs Republican militiamen in village, residents cheer militiamen, GVs countryside.
Great shot of armed militia standing on top of buses waving towards camera.
Great shot of Republican aircraft and especially a fighter plane with soviet hammer and sickle. GVs of pilots, plane taking off, men marching through countryside.
More GVs of men fighting, plane bombing village, men behind rock building firing at unseen enemy. Dead bodies, man on stretcher, first aide.
GVs soldiers being treated, first aide treatment, Militia move through damaged buildings, nice shots of street fighting, house to house fighting, burning house,, injured man being removed from house. Central Square of village, dead body on floor. CU first aid flag.
GVs of building with battle damage, bullet holes in wall. Soldiers walking through war torn village, soldiers herding pigs.
Shots of Republican soldiers bathing herd of sheep, farming, GVs soldiers relaxing, eating, and posing for camera.
MS man having his head shaved, soldier smoking reading newspaper. Nice footage of man orchestra’s band in town square. Towns’ people watching band play. Man holding up fist.
Nice shots of men on horseback, soldiers firing cannon, cannon fire, soldiers behind stole wall firing rifles. GVs battle field, smoke. Tanks moving across field, refugees, GVs Republican soldiers, CU small girl’s sad face. Men waving and cheering on top of cars, vans as they move along street.
GVs soldiers moving through woods, trench warfare, bunker.
GVs Madrid street scenes, artillery damage, refugees, civilians rushing underground, street blockades, battle damage, dead bodies.
Battlefield communications, soldiers using radio equipment, history of radio, soldier using telescope, artillery bombardment, shell case, air strike.
Funeral procession, soldiers carrying coffin. Huge crowds of people.
GVs of road blocks, sniper hiding behind sand bags, montage of heavy cannon fire, artillery attack, bombardment.
GVs Republican soldiers marching through streets.
- Keywords:EUROPE, FASCIST EUROPE, RISE OF FASCISM, PRE-WW2, WORLD WAR 2, REPUBLICAN, NATIONALISM, TENSIONS IN EUROPE, FAR RIGHT, CIVIL WAR, BLOODSHED, ORWELL, HEMINGWAY, SPAIN, BATTLE, FRANCO
- Master Title:CF331