• Short Summary

    Campaign in Burma.

  • Description

    BURMA:
    EXT
    Air v from plane of Burmese hills.
    AV from plane of bridge across river.
    Back v Chinese troops along road.
    Front v carrying Chinese troops along road to camera.
    SV Gen. Stilwell looking over map with Chinese and American officers.
    Head CU of Gen. Stilwell peering closely at map.
    SV Gen. Stilwell carrying knapsack walks to camera - wears field uniform.
    SBV Chinese troops firing artillery field piece.
    CU Chinese soldier with eye to gunfight.
    Semi side v field artillery gun firing.
    BV artillery piece firing.
    SV Chinese soldier loads mortar shell into mortar - fires.
    V into lookout for Chinese loading and firing mortar.
    V from inside dugout of Chinese soldier loading and firing mortar.
    Medium long shot Chinese troops stalking through jungle.
    Medium long shot Chinese troops pour out of trench advance to smoking tank.
    SCU Chinese soldiers advance - soldier in b.g. sighting rifle.
    CU Chinese soldiers pulls rifle trigger.
    SV dead Japanese soldier
    SV Chinese soldier advancing past dead Japanese soldier - flies swarm over body.
    CU flies swarming over dead body of Japanese soldier
    SV Chinese troops stalking through underbrush
    SV Chinese soldier firing rapid fire rifle.
    SBV tanks - Chinese advance covered by infantry.
    SCU tank closely followed by Chinese soldiers, one stumbled past camera.
    SBV tank with Chinese troops advance.
    SV Gen Stilwell in sweater - no hat standing alongside birthday cake, which reads Happy Birthday Uncle Joe.
    CU of cake reading Happy Birthday Uncle Joe.
    Semi down v Gen. Stiwell putting piece of cake on sash held by U.S. soldier he shakes hands with same.
    CU General putting birthday cake on soldiers plate.
    Head CU Stilwell munching piece of cake waving fork. ORIG DUPE NEG
    Background: Campaign in Burma.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABFJ6BSBOGV6XTP13YOEK75DLT
    Media URN:
    VLVABFJ6BSBOGV6XTP13YOEK75DLT
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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