• Short Summary

    Various shots of Chinese Nationalist troops firing shells from coastal batteries; islanders and troops in the street.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    United States / US newsreel item. Title reads: "Chinese Alert for Attack on Quemoy"

    Quemoy Island, Formosa

    LS Chinese nationalist soldiers at the double. LS Civilians running for shelter. (2 shots). LS Islanders on the street. LS Deserted village street, showing local houses. MS Soldiers at machine gun. (2 shots). LS View of rocks and sea. Various shots, coastal batteries firing, defending the island against the Communist mainland. LS Chinese mainland across the sea.

    Note: "Date received" on original record reads: 15/02/1955. Additional information states: "Formosa crisis" - "US navy evacuates Tachen Islands" - "Red pilot lands M.I.G. in Formosa". American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2668.03
    Media URN:
    79275
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:57:00 / 01:09:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2718 E

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