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For instance, twelve of Lérida’s movie halls were seized by the CNT, while a further eighteen fell under UGT control with each organisation running its own. In the city of Valencia, the CNT leaders, as well as the leaders of the UGT, determined in August 1936 that the entertainments sector should be taken over and socialised and to that end they set up a CNT-UGT Public Entertainments Executive Committee, a body on which, however, the two organisations were forever at odds with each other. Likewise, in Jaén it was the UGT entertainments workers who determined that the Iris Park and Teatro Cervantes movie halls should be taken into socialised ownership.
In other words, there was no entertainments’ policy as such. There was an inability to rise above the divisions inherited from the previous economic arrangements, the sort of divisions that the 46 Anarchist cinema during the Spanish Revolution and Civil War founding of an industry-wide union, the SUIEP in 1930 had been intended to supersede. This is a very significant fact if we are to understand subsequent developments, especially the intervention by the Generalitat. The Cinemas Economic Committee turned privately owned movie theatres into the property of the work force and of the union branch to which they belonged.
Nationalist cinema, which is an alternative version of official cinema in that it was funded by the Catalan and Basque home rule governments. 4. Party political cinema (the parties being Marxist), which also existed prior to the war, but which now achieved unprecedented production figures thanks to Soviet aid and, above all, the growing clout of the Spanish Communist Party (PCE) in Republican Spain, so much so that a portion of the government or official cinema output can be classified as marxist cinema.