• Short Summary

    First pictures of British Ambassador with Japanese Foreign Minister seeking to end tension in Tentsin.

  • Description

    JAPANESE BLOCKADE OF TIENTSIN.
    CHINA: Tientsin:
    EXT
    Gen. top view pan of Tientsin.
    Elev. view of trucks in street.
    Elev. view of people in line waiting to enter Concession.
    Semi view queue waiting.
    Gen. view of white-man being searched.
    Semi view going thru' bag on pavement.

    JAPAN: Tokyo:
    EXT
    Gen. view Official Residents of Foreign Minister car out.
    Semi view intr. Arita & Cragie seated at desk.
    Long view Cragie down steps.

    CHINA: Tiensin:
    Long view passing liners 'Yunnan' on Grand Canal.
    CU passing close to liner.
    Gen. view approaching H.M.S. Sandwich at Canal side.
    CU Capt. Knapp.
    Gen. view International Bridge.
    Semi view French & Jap. guards.
    Gen. & semi views of electrified barricades.
    Semi view of 3 British soldiers with rifles.
    Long view British troops in lorry.
    Gen. view extr. British Market.
    Long view intr. Market.
    Gen. view White Russians Corps lined up.
    CU Jap. General Taki & White Russian General Pastoohin saluting.
    Long & semi views White Russians parading in street.
    Semi view 2 British Marines patrolling waterfront.
    CU headlines of New York papers.

    USA: Washington, DC:
    Semi view pose shot Vandenburg at desk.
    Semi CU Vandenburg talks.

    Sound Effects.

    Vandenburg says he's glad that notice of a new Treaty between U.S. & Japan has been sent.

    Good Scenes.

    Var. scenes of Jap. soldiers enter & in pontoon-motor-boat.
    Var. scenes of pontoon motor-boat up Hai Ho River.
    Scenes from motorboat...Gen. view barge showing men with huge cars standing on platforms.
    Pan of International Bridge across river.
    Gen. view cargo liners in river.
    Semi view pan & gen. view of "Sandwich"

    INT
    Gen. view, semi view & semi view...people buying.
    Gen. view extr. British Consulate.
    CU sign "British Consulate General"
    Semi CU intr. Jameson phoning.
    Gen. view Caldwell & staff.
    Background: First pictures of British Ambassador with Japanese Foreign Minister seeking to end tension in Tentsin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA16FQJW4WDBPYIUD0TBMK1OIHI
    Media URN:
    VLVA16FQJW4WDBPYIUD0TBMK1OIHI
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    JAPAN / CHINA: Tokyo talks begin / tension in Tiensin

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