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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "UN Deadlock Over Korea" 50/65.

    Material from newsreel item - extra shots.

    Title reads: "Last Ditch Fight In Korea". American voiceovered newsreel item.

    VS of planes (Corsairs and Skyraiders) taking off on American aircraft carrier. VS of pilot being rescued after failing to take off. VS of American planes attacking North Korean positions on the ground. VS of planes coming pack to carrier - Rocket drops off from plane and is thrown overboard.

    Various shots of General Douglas MacArthur and General Walton Walker arriving at Airport with Major General Otto P Weyland and Major General Earl Partridge. VS of US artillery firing and troops on the offensive.

    Mute material - VS US Marines arriving at Korea front. SV Marine taking cover off tank on train. SV Two soldiers with field telephones SV Tank on train moving up to front line. & Pan CU. LV Armoured train moving forward. SV US marines moving forward up to front line. Extra material of MacArthur's arrival and talks with Generals. VS GIs by railway track. CU Two GIs chatting to two Koreans LS GIs. moving up through village. MS GI's on top of tank on rail truck. VS Americans moving forward in jeeps. MS Group of North Korean Prisoners of War (POWs) on platform. MS North Korean Prisoners being marched along platform. MS Tanks loaded on rail wagons. LS GIs waiting to entrain. MS Tank moving up. CU Tank passing. LS Crowd of GIs resting by roadside. MS GIs standing around on platform.

    (Mute. Dupe Neg. & F.G.)

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:26:00 / 01:56:55:00
    50/65 C (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    50/065 C
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    University of Korea Soldiers Resting Soldiers Chosin_BigNet_RET
  • Stills

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

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