Horrific scenes of destruction during the bombing of Canton in the Sino-Japanese war.
Titles read: "BOMBING OF CANTON - These first, exclusive pictures, taken by Pathe Cameraman A T Hull in China, bring you the stark terror of events that have shocked the world".
Canton, Phoenix Islands, Pacific Ocean.
General views of the city of Canton. M/S of Pathe cameraman A T Hull filming with a hand-held camera. Several shots of smoke rising from the city during a bombing raid by the Japanese. Distressed people mill about a busy street; quick shot of bombers flying overhead. Bodies are strewn about amongst the rubble of bombed buildings; people work to clear the debris; women search for their possessions in the ruins of their homes.
Slightly blurred shots of a woman crying for her child; Red Cross workers bandage wounded children and adults. Other Red Cross workers lie dead on the ground after being machine-gunned. Wounded people are carried to ambulances. People stand looking at a bombed building.