A message from Garcia
Teaching Film Custodians abridged classroom version of 'The Cavalcade of America' television series episode, "A Message From Garcia", which originally aired January 18th, 1955 on ABC-TV. This film dramatizes the exploits and heroism of US Military 1st Lt. Andrew Rowan in Cuba, on the eve of the Spanish-American War. Braving a journey with rebels through the Cuban jungles, risking capture and execution by Spanish troops, Lt. Rowan joined General Calixto García, commander of the rebel forces in eastern Cuba, to assess the strength, efficiency, movements and general military situation. This information, reported by Lt. Rowan, enabled an American troops landing almost entirely without casualties, to join in the liberation of their Cuban allies. Lt. Rowan returns home with a strange message from Garcia.
Teaching Film Custodians; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Drama; Historical; War (Nonfiction); Adaptation
Spanish-American War, 1898.
Teaching Film Custodians
Indiana University Libraries
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:20:21); 16mm
Broadcast Date: 1955
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003092444; Other: GR00442031; MDPI Barcode: 40000003092444
This item is accessible by: the public.