• Short Summary

    Bombed area in Seoul and Koreans demonstrating against armistice at US army centres.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    American newsreel titles read: 'REDS BOMB SEOUL; CROWDS PROTEST TRUCE'. (American commentary.)

    General views of devastated area after bombing in Seoul, Korea, by Communist troops. Shots of a bombed school.

    M/S of Syngman Rhee and wife alighting from car. M/S of Rhee with military escort. Commentator talks of Rhee vowing to ignore an armistice amid reports he will finally accept the truce terms.

    L/S large number of Korean girls in white screaming and struggling with guards at and 8th army compound, acting as a shield for young men at the rear. C/U of sobbing Korean women. Shots of Koreans marching and running along streets towards United States military centre. M/S of Korean youths cheering. M/S of girls still struggling. General views of youths and girls demonstrating and running through the streets of Seoul.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:39:00 / 01:23:41:00
    UN 2540 D

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