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  • Short Summary

    Chiang Kai-Shek watches Free China's huge military display in 50th Anniversary celebrations.

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

    Taipei, Formosa (Taiwan)

    Full screen: map of Red China, zoom into CU Taiwan / Formosa. Aerial views of Taipei, capitol of Formosa. (2 shots, poor quality). Various shots, streets scenes in Taipei showing pedicabs, market traders with barrows, cyclists crossing Taipei bridge, etc. Various shots, workers putting finishing touches to archway decorations for celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Republic of China and freedom from Communism. CU and LS Large mural of Chiang Kai-Shek, President of Nationalist China, hanging in street. LS President and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek leaving Presidential offices. Ground to air, F-86 and F-104 jets in fly past. (2 shots, poor quality).

    High shots, troops in march past. LS and CU People crowded onto roof of Judicial Building to view. MS Crowd on street. Various shots, bulldozers on trailers for recovery of the mainland, Army vehicles and weapons in march past. MS President on reviewing stand. MS Pan Nike Hercules supersonic rocket in parade. MS Women's Army Corps / WACs in parade. MS United States / US Ambassador Drumright (right) seated in crowd. CU Chinese officer. CU Chinese naval cadet. Various shots, civilian floats in the procession. High shot, 11,000 troops on the double come before saluting base. Ground shot, WACs passing on the double. MS Chiang Kai-Shek waving to the troops. Spectacular high shot, pan over the ranks of troops. MS Chiang Kai-Shek. High shot, as vast square of troops give 3 cheers. MS Chiang Kai Shek.

    Note: Date on original paperwork: 10/10/1961.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:45:00 / 01:53:53:00
    UN 3544 B

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