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    First pictures of Japanese attack on Shanghai

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    CAPTION - FIRST PICTURES OF THE BATTLE FOR SHANGHAI
    ( NOTE GRAPHIC SCENES **)

    Shanghai, China:

    Gen. view barricaded street..soldiers in f-g.
    CU Jap. soldier & barbed wire fence.
    Long view soldiers behind barricades on water front.
    CU soldier with machine-gun.
    Top & long views soldiers running across road & along street.
    Long view soldiers in roadway. Long view soldiers on roof.
    Long view Japanese Airplane flying over.
    Top view anti-aircraft guns firing at plane.
    Long view plane in air.
    Gen. view explosion in city.
    Gen. view Japanese soldiers in f.g...people crossing bridge in b-g.
    Gen. view Jap. soldiers in f.g...houses burning in b-g.
    Gen. view Chinese army retiring.
    Semi view loaded wagon..turns.
    Back view soldiers with umbrellas.
    Long view abandoned field guns.
    Semi view showing dead beside field guns.
    Long view dead horse in road.
    Semi view wounded horse struggling in water.
    Semi view refugees past camera.
    Long view truck with dead soldiers. Semi view dead soldier.
    Semi view Cameraman's car towards.
    Long view cameramans car...dead in road. Long view car..wounded struggling to get in back.

    Semi view lifting man with wounded leg on to car...others crawling to car.
    Semi view tieing wounded man onto bumper of car. Semi view refugees past camera holding their noses.

    Good Scenes.

    Semi view Jap. soldiers on top of roof firing anti-aircraft machine gun.
    Gen. view buildings, explosion in b-g.
    Shot of Chinese plane in air away from camera...pan down to Jap. soldiers behind sandbags firing at plane.
    Long view of 3 big.guns firing behind barricades.
    Tilt down shelled house. CU wrecked car.
    Back view troops hiding behind barricades.
    CU Jap. soldier facing camera pan down to hand granades round waist.
    Long view towards to CU chinaman past on mule.
    Long view Jap. soldiers on bridge. CU officers with big field-glass. Back view Jap. soldier signalling with flag.
    Semi view officer delivers despatch to infantry Officer.
    Soldiers thru' streets on armoured lorry. CU wounded man being helped over bridge by soldier. Semi view two Jap. soldiers guard waterfront.

    CU Jap. Guard with revolver. Front Jap. Soldier looking over barricade.
    Semi view officers with field-glasses.
    CU wounded Chinese being tied to camera-man's car.
    Gen. view fire brigade putting out fire. Shot of hose playing on bldg. Top view refugees across road. Back view Jap. soldiers firing anti-aircraft gun.

    Sino-Japanese War; Military - Active; Air Raids and War Damage; China; Japan
    Background: First pictures of Japanese attack on Shanghai

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8QMGIDPRRZ1MSYZJBPX8W0RSI
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QMGIDPRRZ1MSYZJBPX8W0RSI
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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