Spanish-American War

Spanish-American War
Clip: 530369_1_1
Year Shot: 1898 (Actual Year)
Audio: No
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 401
Original Film:
Location: United States and Cuba
Timecode: 00:29:49 - 00:32:50

Spanish American War - This is a reenactment. MS old man sitting on bed, then young soldier comes in - homecoming of soldier son. Father shakes his hand, then hugs him, and mother comes in and apparently faints. Younger brother plays with rifle, while a second woman collapses, sobbing. Another scene: Woman reading newspaper on bed, old man comes in with another paper and relays joyous news of some sort. Presumably a prior scene to the previous shot. LS (reenacted) firefight between US and Cuban soldiers, as seen before. MS two nurses outside tents, soldier on patrol, wounded man is brought in, and one woman kneels in prayer, then they carry wounded man into tent Another version of homecoming, joyous return of returning soldier.