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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Horror of War Hovers Over Shanghai Despite Peace Moves". American voiceover.
    Introductory intertitle reads: "Editor's Note: With the native city a shambles, the troops of foreign powers in Shanghai face the problem of stemming unrest among the Chinese pouring into International Settlement - hordes rendered desperate by shortage of food."

    Shanghai, China. A Scottish bag pipe band march down a street. British and French troops patrol the International Settlement. Shots of Chinese refugees in the Settlement. Chinese troops on guard. US Marines guard bridge. Food kitchen. CU young children eating from bowls. Japanese troops in Chipai. Japanese troops lead away prisoners. Shots of Japanese Air Force. Planes take off. Various shots illustrating bombing raids on native settlement. Corpses lay in the streets. Shots of Chinese snipers executed by the Japanese. Wounded Chinese troops being treated behind their lines. Views of devastated Shanghai.

    Title reads: "Far East Seethes In Bitter Dispute Over Rich Manchuria. Japan and China mobilize troops as League of Nations and US seek to end conflict between Asiatic powers."

    Views of Geneva, Switzerland. Meeting of League of Nations to discuss Manchuria. Japanese delegates. Japanese troops parade before Emperor Hirohito (riding on white horse). More Japanese troops. Japanese troops get onto troopships to sail to Manchuria. Chinese forces of Chiang Kai-shek and other leaders march forwards. Refugees flee the fighting. Troops in combat. Officer surveys scene with binoculars. Artillery in use.

    N.B. Presumably from Sino-Japanese (Sino Japanese) war.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:24:00 / 01:55:19:00
    UN 131 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 0131 B
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    Japanese army Tangram Post - Japanese pilot Shanghai
  • Stills

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

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