First film footage of conflict in Korea.
Korea & United States of America (USA).
Title reads 'First Films Battle of Korea'.
Korea. LS. Mountainous countryside of Korea. LS. Mountains shrouded in cloud. LS. Aerial view of the Han river. LS. & MS. South Korean troops on the match (2 shots), they are trained by the Americans. LS. & MS. Supplies being loaded from US aircraft (C-54) at Suwon airfield. MS. Lorry load of ammunition driving away from airfield. MS. Lorries loaded with South Korean troops on way to front (2 shots). LS. Squadron of US fighter planes.
Kyushi Island, Western Japan. LS. The Norwegian ship Reinbolt arriving at Kyushi Island in Western Japan with first American refugees from Korea. SCU. The ship alongside dock. MS. Various shots of refugees, including stretcher cases, disembarking (3 shots). LS. & MS. American women on quayside (2 shots). LS. GV. Kyushi airfield. MS. Various shots of American evacuees disembarking from plane on airfield (3 shots).
Camp Pendleton, California. LS. Men of the First Marine Division parading in review at Camp Pendleton, California. CU. General Edward A. Cregg (sp?) watching the parade from reviewing stand. MS. Troops marching. LS. & MS. Tanks passing in review (2 shots). Artillery guns passing in review.
March Field, California. LS. Pan over B-29 bombers (Flying Fortresses) ranged on March Field, California. MS. Various shots of equipment being loaded aboard the B-29's. MS. Bomber being fuelled up. MS. B-29 in flight. MS. Various shots of an air-to-air refuelling of B-29 from a flying gas tank (5 shots). Line of the airmen posing for camera with aircraft in background.
Various shots of the American troops resting in a building at Taejon, Korea. MS. Lorry loads of American troops passing applauding South Koreans. MS. American gun emplacement. Wrecked plane on field. SCU. Wounded man receiving injection from doctor (2 shots). MS. Wounded man being carried.
(Comb.F.G.) (Used in A.K.C.178) (Dupe in 2281.D.)
Date found in the old record - 10/07/1950.