• Short Summary

    British troops arriving in Hong Kong, US newsreel item.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Britain prepares for siege in Hong Kong.

    Aerial view of Hong Kong. Several shots street with people walking down steps in foreground. MS US liner "General Gordon" arriving in Hong Kong from Shanghai. Refugees on deck. MS & CU refugees disembarking. MS British army reinforcements disembarking from ship. MS troops walking along. Elevated British tanks on manoeuvres. CU tanks passing. CU tanks reaching brow of hill. LS infantry moving up. MS infantry running.

    Date on dope sheet is 19/10/1949.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2521.18
    Media URN:
    68025
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:10:00 / 01:36:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 2189 C

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