• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF CHINESE FROM ALL OVER TAIWAN TRAVELLED TO ITS CAPITAL TAIPEI TO OBSERVE THE 54TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON SUNDAY (OCTOBER 10) NEARLY A QUARTER MILLION PEOPLE TOOK PART IN MASS RALLY HELD IN FRONT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL BUILDING.

  • Description

    1.
    LS AERIAL VIEW OF CROWD
    0.04

    2.
    MLS PRESIDENTIAL BUILDING (TILT DOWN TO) CROWD
    0.09

    3.
    MLS CROWD AND BANNERS
    0.11

    4.
    MS TAIWANESE GIRLS WITH NATIONAL HAT WATCHING RALLY
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    5.
    MS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND DIPLOMATS AT RALLY
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    6.
    MS MEN WEARING NATIONAL HATS MARCHING PARADE
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    7.
    CU PORTRAIT OF DOCTOR SUN YAT-SEN, CHINESE REVOLUTIONARY LEADER
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    8.
    LS GENERALISSIMO WAVES TO CROWD FROM BALCONY
    0.28

    9.
    LS CROWD WAVING BACK (TWO SHOTS)
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    10.
    LS CROWD
    0.35

    11.
    MS MILITARY CADETS CARRYING PLACARDS BEARING SUN YAT-SEN'S PORTRAITS.
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    12.
    MS CIVILIAN WOMEN PARADING (TWO SHOTS)
    0.47

    13.
    LS REAR VIEW OF PARADE.
    0.50

    14.
    MLS WOMEN SOLDIERS MARCHING
    1.00

    15.
    MS/MLS SOLDIERS PARADING (THREE SHOTS)
    1.10



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    Background: THOUSANDS OF CHINESE FROM ALL OVER TAIWAN TRAVELLED TO ITS CAPITAL TAIPEI TO OBSERVE THE 54TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA ON SUNDAY (OCTOBER 10) NEARLY A QUARTER MILLION PEOPLE TOOK PART IN MASS RALLY HELD IN FRONT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL BUILDING.

    IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE RALLY THE PEOPLE SPLIT INTO THE GROUPS PARADE IN THE MAIN STREETS OF TAIPEI. THEY CARRIED WITH THEM PLACARDS BEARING THE PORTRAIT OF THE GREAT CHINESE REVOLUTIONARY LEADER. DR. SN YAT-SEN WHO LEAD AN UPRISING AGAINST THE MANCHU DYNASTY IN 1911. THE COMMUNISTS AS WELL AS THE PEOPLE OF TAIWAN REGARD HIM AS A GREAT SPIRITUAL AND REVOLUTIONARY LEADER.

    TO SHOW OFF THE COMBAT STRENGTH, THOUSANDS OF TROOPS, MILITARY CADETS WOMEN AUXILIARY CORPS TOOK PART IN AN IMPRESSIVE MARCH PAST BEFORE GENERALISSIMO CHING KAI SHEK. REPUBLIC OF CHINA HAS A WELL-TRAINED AND WELL-EQUIPPED 600,000-MAN STRIKE FORCE POSED FOR INSTANT ACTION AGAINST HALF A DOZEN BEACH-HEADS ON CHINESE MAINLAND'S EASTERN COAST.

    GENERALISSIMO CHIANG IN A MESSAGE URGED THE PEOPLE OF TAIWAN TO REGARD THE RECOVERY OF THE CHINESE MAINLAND AS THEIR SOLE DUTY AND SAID THERE WAS NO NEED FOR ANY FOREIGN COUNTRY TO JOIN IN THE WAR AGAINST THE CHINESE COMMUNISTS. HE SAID THAT EVERY CHINESE SHOULD REGARD THE RECOVERY OF THE MAINLAND TOGETHER WITH THE SALVATION OF THEIR PATRIOTS AS ONES OWN SOLE DUTY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3SGNZM03TX5R13577PL0G14FQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3SGNZM03TX5R13577PL0G14FQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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