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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American newsreel item. Title reads "The Grim Watch on Quemoy"

    Quemoy, Formosa.

    Various shots of Chinese nationalist soldiers on the island of Quemoy having come under attack from the Communist Chinese on the mainland during the Formosa crisis, loading field guns and running through trenches. Various shots of newsmen getting a briefing of the situation, an army press officer points to a map. Various shots of soldiers sending up balloons from the beach, the wind carrying the balloons bearing anti-Communist propaganda to the mainland. CU Nationalist soldier, looking through binoculars.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 25/08/1958. American commentary.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    83888
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2904.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:27:00 / 01:54:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3127 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 3127 C
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Kinman Taiwan
  • Stills

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

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