Shanghai Safe! 1927

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Item title reads: "Shanghai safe! General Duncan - Commander-in-Chief reviews lasts units of our Defence Force of 16,000 on last arrival..."

    Shanghai, China

    M/S march past of soldiers shouldering rifles, taking the salute of an officer as they march along a crowd lined road. M/S as some carry fence posts on their shoulders, and erect barbed wire fences, digging in gun emplacements. A soldier fires a large machine gun.
    Intertitles read: "Memories of Flanders Mud" "responsible for the protection of British interests, Admiral Tyrwhitt, Col. Sangster, and General Duncan."
    Final shot of army and naval officers named above.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    32863
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    676.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:47:00 / 01:28:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1388
    Sort Number:
    G 1388
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    The Flag footage request China 1920s SHANGHAI Red Sonya
  • Stills

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

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen

Related Videos

Hide
The Execution Squad

The Execution Squad

Chinese soldiers in Shanghai stand at a place of execution.

Famous Shanghai Volunteer Force

Famous Shanghai Volunteer Force

Troops on parade in Shanghai.

Latest Pictures From Shanghai

Latest Pictures From Shanghai

Cantonese troops arrive in Shanghai.

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Troops board ship to leave for home from Shanghai.

Uncle Sam's Watching Eye

Uncle Sam's Watching Eye

The United States of America keep high profile military presence in Shanghai to keep the peace. China.

In The Wake Of China's Civil War

In The Wake Of China's Civil War

Defeated Chekiang forces surrender their weapons in Shanghai.

Shanghai Demonstrations

Shanghai Demonstrations

Chinese students demonstrate outside Russian Consulate against Soviet Troops in Manchuria.

Anti-Foreign Riots

Anti-Foreign Riots

Armed soldiers patrol the streets and search cars after anti-foreign riots in Shanghai.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
With just days to go before Scotland makes their big decision, Pathe looks at the best of Scotland.
nessie