Budget Films

Stock Footage

Frenzied Havanans Greet Fidel

Happy, enthusiastic crowds run along Fidel Castro's parade route as he rides through Havana after the triumph of the Cuban Revolution. Shot shows a statue, an allegorical figure of liberty, breaking her chains. Shot shows excited people running down a street ahead of Castro's car. Another shot pans from members of the animated crowd, to Castro, standing in his vehicle beside other rebel soldiers. He stands at the center of a cluster of rebels. Shots pans down to a woman in Cuban patriotic garb, including a sash that reads "Cuba." CU shows raised fists. MS shows a crowd, with one supporter holding a flag with the number 26, symbol of Castro's movement.

Duration30 sec
DateJuly 26 1959
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