In these first pictures British Paramount News shows the most dramatic struggle of the war, the Chinese evacuation of Shanghai.
SLATE INFORMATION: China's Last Stand
CHINA: Shanghai: Nantao Bund:
Gen. view pan of city...to river..to burning section.Gen. view of plane flying over water. Gen. view of explosions. Elev. view of people running in street. Semi view of explosion at building.
Semi view of Japanese gunboat firing. Gen. view of explosion at building. Semi view of burning building. Gen. view entire section burning in back. gen. view setting junks on fire. Semi view of bombs exploding on junks. Semi view burning junks running wild between ships. CU view fire boat putting out fire. Gen. view of junk burning. Semi view & CU Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Little (Left), Gen. Sir Alexander Telper-Smollett & Jap. Gen. Matsui.
Gen. view of Shanghai..refugees in f-g..buildings in b-g. Gen. view refugees in small boats landing. Gen. view refugees on wharf..battleships in b-g. CU view of refugees in small boats landing. Back view refugees going up gangplank. Semi view of refugees walking past pontoon sign.
Nantao District: Zicawei Creek:
Gen. view creek to explosion. Gen. view Japanese tanks firing. CU tanks firing. French officers watching from roof of concession.
Gen. view japanese lay smoke screen. CU view of smoke spreading over road. Semi view French soldiers taking ammunition from Chinese. CU view of Chinese soldier giving gun belt to French. Elev. view of surrendered arms. CU view of guns.
Elev. view of crowds at North Gate of Nantoa. Elev. view of closed gate. Top view of crowd of refugees. Elev. view pan of large crowd.
Background: In these first pictures British Paramount News shows the most dramatic struggle of the war, the Chinese evacuation of Shanghai.