Star Item
  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Americans Flee As Red Tide Sweeps China". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Shanghai, China.

    Panning shot of the people boarding ship. People walking up gangplank. Long shot of people looking over rails waving goodbye. Ship leaving quayside. People on quay waving. People onboard ship looking over rails. High angle long shot of the people on quayside waving. Ship steaming out of harbour.

    Tsing-Tao, China.

    American troopship arriving in the harbour of Tsing-Tao, China. Long shot of deck with US Marines of the 9th Division standing by rails. Marines looking over rails of ship. Pan, marines walking down gangplank. Long shot, Colonel Hughes walking to meet Brigadier General Thomas (not in picture). Long shot of the marines walking along quayside. Marines marching along quay.

    Possibly connected with 48/101 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 41/42.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:19:00 / 01:49:20:00
    UNSO Reel 041 M
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 041 M
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Footage of 60 Years of the People's Republic of China China Tientsin
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment