• Short Summary

    Robert McCann released from China following ten years imprisonment for espionage

  • Description

    Location Hong Kong

    Title reads "Red China's release Robert McCann"

    Story about Communist China releasing US citizen Robert McCann after ten years imprisonment.

    Various shots of Robert McCann on stretcher at the Hong Kong border after his release from Communist imprisonment. He is accompanied by his wife. (Comb. F.G.)

    Note: McCann was arrested in 1951 on charges of espionage. He is released after a campaign by his wife but is 'deathly ill'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3020.15
    Media URN:
    86217
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:38:00 / 01:40:22:00
    Canister:
    UN 3473 E

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