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1940 - Mexico: Trotsky Assassination Aftermath in Hospital. 24Aug40

Reel Number: 220606-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1940,1940s

Country: Mexico,USSR

Location: Mexico City

TC Begins: 03:00:14

TC Ends: 03:02:47

Duration: 00:02:33

1940 - Mexico: Trotsky Assassination Aftermath in Hospital. 24Aug40 MS Pan over office w/ papers spilled & blood on floor. CU Knives & blood. 03:00:39 Still of bandaged man; CU knife in back of ??. Slug. 03:00:58 CU Man sitting on bench. 03:01:10 Men standing about outside hospital room in sunshine; talk w/ doctors (?). CUs. 03:01:39 Ambulance leaves hospital onto narrow street. 03:01:47 Large group of photographers & press standing. 03:02:00 Trotsky in hospital bed, bandaged, doctors & nurses attending. Policeman standing in front of metal gate, pan people watching from behind. 03:02:40 Press / still photographers facing camera. Revolutionary; Political Violence; NOTE: Trotsky was assassinated by Ramon Mercader who may be the other man in hospital. NOTE: If requested may combine w/ other complete short reels to total maximum 10 minutes at per reel rate.

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