• Short Summary

    27th July 1953, the Korean war between Communists and United Nations were ceased by signing the armistice at Panmunjom.

  • Description


    Roll Number One -- 50-foot.


    1.
    Long shot of Panmunjom meeting hall --- all quonsets---and people scattered around. used by north and south for negotiations.


    2.
    Entrance of Panmunjom and Military Police check point.


    3.
    Sign of Joint Security Area.


    4.
    Entrance of Swiss and Sweden Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission Camp and sign board.


    5.
    Long shot of Swiss and Sweden Camp in the wood.


    6.
    Two of North Korean soldiers on the road side.


    7.
    Two American MP standing in front of Meeting Hall, Gards.


    8.
    Two of Commonwealth soldiers chattering with coupe of Americans in the Panmunjom yard.


    9.
    Two of Communists guards walking around Panmunjom.


    10.
    group of UN side and Communists reporters and soldiers leaned against wall and listening the meeting.


    11.
    Poles and Czechs members of NNSC talking behind the meeting hall.


    12.
    Midium long shot of Panmunjom.


    13.
    Swiss and Sweden Members of NNSC talking beside the hall, moved into shoulder patch marked Sweden.


    14.
    Group of North Korean citizens and soldiers walking down hill with Poles and Czechs.


    15.
    Two Communists guards stand at the door of the other side of meeting hall, and senior communists delegate walking out from meeting with his aid.


    16.
    Senior Delegate of UN side walking out from Meeting followed by other nations delegates, camera followed British Delegate Brig. Gen. J.W. Tweedie.



    Roll # 2. -- 100-foot.


    1.
    Whole scene of South Korean Observation Post (OP), out looking enemy territory beyond IMZ and soldiers guarding.


    2.
    Platoon commander directing some thing to guard in the position, behind him is radio man.


    3.
    Platoon Commander look out the enemy territory thru glass and directing to guard by pointing out map.


    4.
    Shot of OP bunker and soldier walking into it.


    5.
    A soldier watching the enemy territory from the bunker hole with binocular.


    6.
    A soldier stand on top of the hill and watching the enemy.


    7.
    Whole scene of artillery battery which is ready to fire any time.


    8.
    Group of artillery crew and camouflaged cannon, and crews running into the artillery and adjusting


    9.
    Camouflaged cannon which is set on the enemy position, ready to fire.


    10.
    Whole scene of tens of tanks lined on the hill, ready to roll.


    11.
    Shot of tank and crews.


    12.
    crews jumping up to tank and stand in position.



    Roll number three ------ 100-foot.


    1.
    Whole scene of United Nations Command Compound.


    2.
    Another shot of Camp.


    3.
    Shot of Signal Corps Compound.


    4.
    Gate of United Nations Compound, entrance and army vehicles come and go.


    5.
    MP directing traffic at the gate and sign board of United States Army.


    6.
    Flag pole with UN, US and ROK flags.


    7.
    Another entrance of foreign military compound.


    8.
    Newly built house on the hill side with foreign aid. Another shot of new houses.


    9.
    remainings of destroyed machines during the war.


    10.
    Remained destroyed house and people living in there with huts.


    11.
    Another shot of destroyed building still unfixed and people living in there.


    12.
    Newly building big medical centre, under construction, with the aid of United Nations Korean Reconstruct, with the aid of United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency. People working on the build.


    13.
    Newly built big buildings on the road side.


    14.
    Another shot of big building and traffic.


    14.
    UNKRA built apartment houses. Building of Korean type house.


    15.
    Nicely built house for Koreans.


    16.
    shot of clothing market on street side.


    17.
    shot of fruit market. Newly built big office building.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 27th July 1953, the Korean war between Communists and United Nations were ceased by signing the armistice at Panmunjom. Today, after five years of cease fire in Korea, its almost rehabilitated with billions of dollars aid from United Nations and thru the continuous effort of Korean Government. Most of the factories and buildings destroyed in war are risen with the aid of various organisation of UN and people of Korea is about to live as happy as before the war.

    But since the communists in North Korea built up their armed forces tremendously better than during the war, our soldiers in front line are in alert always and ready to meet their surprising attack.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEJS379D336K48EQBZX3C3C18X
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJS379D336K48EQBZX3C3C18X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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