• Short Summary

    Allied civilians are evacuated from the British colony in Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Civilians Evacuate Hong Kong".

    Hong Kong and Manila, Philippines.

    VS of the liner ships 'Empress of Asia' and 'President Coolidge' in the harbour at Hong Kong. Cut away to show poster advising people to leave.

    GV of Hong Kong harbour, mine and anti-submarine defences visible across the entrance to the harbour.

    MS & GV of civilians coming ashore at the harbour at Manila, in the Philippines. American soldiers help people ashore and they leave the harbour area in American lorries, all shot in rain - poor quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1053.16
    Media URN:
    21030
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:03:00 / 01:15:59:00
    Canister:
    40/65

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