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March of Time -- outtakes -- Foreign diplomats at banquets in Portugal

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1228 | Film ID: 56

LS, Palace of the President of Portugal in countryside, car pulls up, guard on duty. Reading papers, talking. Gen. Jordana visits the President at his villa near Estoril. Officials enter house, go upstairs. CU, valet hanging caps. Jordana leaves office. Soldiers lined up, people by fountain. Gen. Jordana (Franco's foreign minster), Portuguese Premier Salazar, and other officials arrive. Republican guard soldiers march, join the Chateau guard. Salazar and Jordana in banquet hall in Sintra. Salazar talks to Spanish Ambassador to Lisbon, brother of Franco. Other guests at table, talking. Chateau at sunset. More shots of the banquet at Sintra, Jordana in profile. LS, table, toasts to Iberian pact. 05:21:17 Reception for diplomatic corps at Chateau de Belem during Jordana's visit. Jordana talking with Military Governor of Lisbon. German, Japanese, Siam, British, Brazilian ministers and ambassadors talking. Jordana and Salazar talking. Carmona welcoming chiefs of military staff. 05:22:17 Salazar and Jordana seeing the sights of Lisbon, arriving at new Lisbon airdrome in automobile. 05:22:54 Special performance of the San Carlos Opera in honor of Jordana, including ballet performance. Crowds. Orchestra conducted by famous Portuguese Freitas-Brance. Foyer of theatre during intermission. Jordana standing in his box during the playing of the National Anthem. Salazar congratulates famous violinist Madam Suggia. Salazar and Jordana in foyer. Gen. Jordana and officials arrive in Portuguese village, on the Spanish-Portuguese frontier. Many spectators/peasants gathered on hills. Jordana reviews Portuguese troops, soldiers marching. 05:26:11 Officials eating lunch, including Ambassador Franco. 05:27:03 Group of local men. Street, sign: "Espana" in the middle of the bridge crossing the Caia stream separating the 2 countries. Cars stopping at frontier post. Countryside.

Event:  1943
Lisbon, Portugal
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:23
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