• Short Summary

    U.S. Navy evacuates civilians from Tachen Islands as Far East crisis deepens.

  • Description

    Various.

    Track into map of Formosa (Taiwan). GV. Evacuation ship alongside at Formosa - Tachen Islands evacuated by U.S. Navy. SCU. Refugees with children. SCU. Another scene. SCU. Refugees being disinfected with DDT, & STV. SV. Refugees disembarking, & SCU. SCU. Baby being handed ashore. SV. Woman takes the baby and walks down street. CU. Map showing Formosa's relationship with neighbouring countries, China, Japan Philippines etc., SCU. Nationalists soldiers on lookout in Quemoy. Pan to Chinese coast line in background. SV. People walking in street. SCU. People and soldiers in street. SV. Sentry by barbed wire barricade. SCU. Lookouts in defence position. LV. Sentry patrolling. LV. Train carrying Mao Tse Tung, Chinese leader, to Moscow. SV. Red Army soldiers presenting arms. SV. Mao Tse Tung at train door. CU. Red China's flag. SCU. Mao being greeted by Vyacheslav Molotov, watched by Nikolai Bulganin, Russia's new President. LV. Russian and Chinese officials walking past Guard of Honour. Angle shot, Russian and British flags flying beside the Brandeburg gate. SCU. Field Marshal Montgomery decorating Russia's Defence Minister, Marshal Georgi Zhukov. They shake hands. LV. British Guard of Honour presenting arms. SCU. Lord Montgomery, General Eisenhower, Marshal Zukov and Tassigny, posing, & angle shot.

    (F.G.) (Orig "J")

    Note: This story contains library shots - Most probably Moscow and Germany material. Note: Alternative spelling: Zukow / Zhukov, Vyacheslav / Wjatscheslav.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    505.01
    Media URN:
    30455
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:25:00 / 01:02:18:00
    Canister:
    55/13

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Brandeburg gate" should read Brandenburg Gate.

    "Tassigny" is General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

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