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Defenders of the Faith
Russell Palmer
1938 - États-Unis - Couleur - 77'

Russell Palmer, head of the Peninsular News Service, a pro-Franco pressure group, published several magazines in the United States such as Spain. For Defenders of the Faith, a film shot in colour, he had Franco's permission to film sequences like the conquest of Teruel, the taking of Castellón, the meeting of Franco with Italian troops, air battles as well as rare images of the Foreign Legion and Moorish units.


Photography : Russell Palmer
Sound : Billy Burke
Production : Russell Palmer