Besieged Quemoy Stirs Debate 1958

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    Quemoy island.

    Documentation on file, American commentary.

    LS. Sea, supply ship on its way to Quemoy. On board ship, showing bows, of convoy at sea. Top shot GV. activity on deck as supplies are unloaded. Elevated shot as supplies are thrown overboard in landing craft in the water below. CU. In landing craft as sacks of supplies come down. LS. From ship as landing craft makes for the shore. LS. Bullets hitting water. LS. From ship showing sailors at the ready behind machine gun, landing craft in background. LS. MS. Chiang Kai-shek mounting steps waving and smiling. GV. Pressmen. MS. Reporter asking question. CU. Chiang Kai-shek speaking. LS. GV. Pressmen. Side view Chiang Kai-shek at desk. MS. Reporters making notes. CU. Chiang Kai-shek.

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    Cataloguer:
    Agnew
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    84020
    Sort Number:
    UN 3138 I
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:28:00 / 01:46:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 3138 I
    Film ID:
    2910.27
    Issue Date:
    1958
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