• Short Summary

    Various shots of freed fliers, imprisoned for two years by Communist China, being reunited with their families in Honolulu

  • Description

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

    American Newsreel item. Title reads: "Smiles and Tears: Families Rejoin Freed Fliers"

    Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America / USA

    Various shots of freed fliers, shot down in the Korean war and imprisoned for two years by Communist China, greeting their parents who have been brought by plane to be reunited with their sons in Honolulu.

    First up the steps of the plane is Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Heller embracing his parents, then Captain Harold Fischer fervently greeting his mother and father. Next Lieutenant Lyle Cameron, rushes up to his parents and brother and lastly Lieutenant Roland Parks greets his family.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 07/06/1955. See also item UN 2743 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2684.31
    Media URN:
    79658
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:05:00 / 01:45:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2744 G

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