• Short Summary

    Roundup of the latest news from the East.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "EASTERN NEWS FLASHES".

    Hong King.

    Colonel Meisinger 'The Butcher of Warsaw' surrendering to two correspondents in Hong Kong. Close up shot of Meisinger seated at table. Various close up shots of Meisinger looking at camera.

    General view of Allied Chiefs seated at table for Japanese surrender. Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser seated. Rear Admiral Harcourt & General Pan Hwa-Kue seated at table. General Okada signs the surrender and delivers up sword. Close up shot of Admiral Harcourt receiving the swords. Close up shot of Vice Admiral Fujita surrendering his sword.

    Close up shot of Union Jack being hoisted in the grounds of Government house in Hong Kong. Close up shot of Union Jack at top of mast.

    Long shot of the Japanese POW's being marched through Hong Kong. Japanese POW's being searched by British troops. Japanese clothes being burnt in street.

    Various good street scenes of Hong Kong. British sailors shake hands with two local men. Good panoramic shots of Hong Kong harbour with British warships in bay.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1165.23
    Media URN:
    40280
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:03:00 / 01:55:54:00
    Canister:
    45/81

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