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  • Short Summary

    Defeated Chekiang forces surrender their weapons in Shanghai.

  • Description

    Item title reads - In the wake of China's Civil War. Thousands of soldiers, in defeated Chekiang forces, march to Kiangsu territory surrendering their arms. Shanghai, China.

    M/S as soldiers and civilians pick their way over a bridge, the boards are all ripped up, M/S as they walk over the bridge, M/S of a big pile of guns, men add their weapons to it.

    Intertitle - 'But the Chinese "Tommy Atkins" will never give up .... his umbrella!"

    M/S of soldiers walking along with large flat umbrellas and normal shaped ones. L/S as the camera pans across people sat round in makeshift tents, M/S of the tents.

    Intertitle - 'Strict guard is kept on the native and foreign frontier.

    M/S of guards searching a man whilst others walk past.

    Note: Footage from this item is included in 'Ruination' in G 1152 on *PM0368*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    378.23
    Media URN:
    24930
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:27:00 / 01:45:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1169

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