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1936 ca - Spain, Spanish Civil War: Republican Activity Around Barcelona

Reel Number: 221098-10

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1936

Country: Spain

Location: Barcelona

TC Begins: 01:52:28

TC Ends: 01:59:55

Duration: 00:07:27

1936 ca - Spain, Spanish Civil War: Republican Activity Around Barcelona Cavalry troops practice drawing swords on horseback. Man w/ neckerchief smoking cigar poses for still photographer. 01:53:28 Pan along ship’s hull marked ‘SS? Uruguay - Barcelona’. Troops on horseback past giving closed fist salutes - some very young boys - Republicans? - tracking shot slightly out of focus follows cavalry - one rider w/ flag marked w/ Communist hammer & sicle emblem & ‘POUM’ Partido Obrero de Unificacion Marxista. POUM group continues down street giving salutes - low angle shot horses almost gallop over camera. 01:55:33 CU man in car shows handgun w/ extra long bullet clip - passengers armed - longer shot car stopped for inspection. Man w/ arm in plaster. 01:56:38 Coffin on horse-drawn white carriage past camera. Republican troops & civilians fill sandbags in city - truck marked PSU Partit Socialista Unificat de Catalunya - Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia ? - probably Barcelona. Car w/ sign in windshield ‘Ordre Public’. Truck past in BG marked CNT Confederacion Nacional de Trabajo - National Confederation of Labor ?. Car w/ sign ‘Fuerzas Leales’ Loyal Forces. ‘B’ on car license plates - indicates Barcelona. 01:58:54 Pan round three men sitting at table on ship’s deck, one w/ Republican badge. Guards pose for camera on deck overlooking port - Barcelona ? 1930s;

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