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    First pictures Panay incident and the capture of Nanking.

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    CHINA: Nanking:
    Gen view Nanking burning..

    Long view houses alight...

    Semi view burning building...

    Gen. view smoke from burning buildings...

    Gen. view Nanking burning...pan up smoke to sun shining through.

    Semi view refugees leaving...IN ROLL 7074

    Semi view refugees leaving in ancient carriages. Semi view Chinese woman & kid...IN ROLL 7074

    Semi view refugees in rickshaws towards...

    CU Arthur Menken...cameraman. Long view & semi refugees leaving by boat. Long view boats pulling away from shore...IN ROLL 7074

    Long view & gen. view Chinese boats on river...

    Panay Incident. Long view U.S. Gunboat 'Panay' steaming...CU Captain J.J. Hughes...IN ROLL 7074

    Shot of Jap. planes in air...IN ROLL 6693

    CU bombs leaving plane...

    Shot on plane showing bullets hitting water...

    8 still shots. Survivors leaving Panay. (2 shots) Long view panay shortly before bombing. Semi view sampan from 'Ladybird' searching for survivors off Nanking.."Ladybird" in distance. Semi view Rear Admiral Holt. Semi view showing damage on 'Ladybird'. Chief Quartermaster of Panay... John land..face wounded. CU Commander Hughes lying on ground..wounded in hip. End of stills. Gen. view & nearer shot 'Ladybird' British Gunboat and American 'Oahu'..together. Gen. view Jap. Escort-Destroyer to 'Ladybird & Oahu'. Shot of Ladybird..coffins in f-g..aboard Oahu. Semi view coffins on board.

    Shanghai, China: Gen. view 'Oahu' arriving at Shanghai. Gen. view 'Oahu' coming alongside American Flagship 'Augusta'. & semi view. Semi view (top) & semi view of Hall Paxton, Second Secretary to American Embassy.. down gangway. Long view man with arm in sling down gangway. Semi view helping man down gangway. Semi view bringing off stretcher case.

    Nanking, China: Cu. of Japanese flag. Long view Jap. flag over building. CU & semi view Jap. soldiers past camera. Long view Jap. soldiers towards. Semi view Chinese crowd clapping..pan to Chinese soldiers. Gen. back view of Jap. soldiers. Semi view Jap. soldiers pass dead bodies. Long view tanks towards. Semi view dead bodies. CU dead man. Semi view dead man. long view & semi view body...pan to another body. Travel shot of bodies. Pan of shops...showing wounded & dead inside. CU Body. Semi view carrying coffin. Pan of wounded. CU little boy. Semi CU wounded man pan to another. Gen view ruins & bodies pan to bodies in gutter. pan down from Jap. Flag to dead bodies strewn around.


    Sino-Japanese war; Refugees
    Background: First pictures Panay incident and the capture of Nanking.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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