• Short Summary

    Hong Kong and the British Troops make preparations to fight the Chinese Red Army

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Hongkong Ready as Communists Reach Border

    CHINA: Hongkong: Various:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES. R.A.F. R.A.F patrols flying over China, good aerial shots of Hong Kong, shots of spitfires & crews ready on ground, as communist forces reach borders of Hong Kong,


    HONG KONG. British Troops disembark at Hong-Kong, good aerial shots of Hong-Kong, life in Hong-Kong, as communist forces approach border,


    KEIGHTLEY LIEUT-GEN. Seen with Mr Shinwell in Germany, watching Br Manoeuvres


    MILITARY BRITISH. Shots of Br Troops disembarking at Hong-Kong, also shots of Br Tanks & artillery moving up to strategic points, as the communists reach the borders of Hong-Kong,


    NEWSPAPERS. Shots of man selling papers in Hong-Kong,copies containing the flag of red china,


    RICKSHAWS Good shots of rickshaws in Hong-Kong,


    Chinese Civil War, Canton, Guangzhou, Communist Party, Postwar, air views, aerials, city
    Background: Hong Kong and the British Troops make preparations to fight the Chinese Red Army

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADFKMCU6D9QTYL3UFK0U3FPZY7
    Media URN:
    VLVADFKMCU6D9QTYL3UFK0U3FPZY7
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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