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    Item title reads - Formosa stands to.

    Formosa prepares for President Dwight Eisenhower's visit.

    L/S latest recruits to Chiang Kai-Shek's army jogging along in uniform. M/S as Commanding Officer walks up and inspects the troops. C/U pan across the men. L/S island of Quemoy. M/S soldier looking through gap in wall with the aid of binoculars. C/U soldier speaking into field telephone. M/S two soldiers taking shells from store which is cut into a hill. M/S gun barrel being raised in hillside emplacement.

    Camera pans across wrecked houses shelled by China. Various shots of the buildings. L/S boy picking up tiles from debris with wrecked houses around him. M/S soldiers carrying balloons with propaganda messages tied to them, M/S one being blown up from canister. M/S soldiers with balloons, they let them go and hope they will float across to China.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52649
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1682.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:29:00 / 01:48:34:00
    Canister:
    60/50
    Sort Number:
    60/050
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    China
  • Stills

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

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