• Short Summary

    The latest between France and the Viet Minh in Indochina.

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    Indochina - Latest News.

    LV Fortress of Lao Kay. SV Erecting defences, around fortress walls. SV Pulling barbed wire over wall. SCU Erecting barricades made with pointed bamboo canes. SCU. Pointing a bamboo cane. SV Pushing bamboo spears into ground. SV Looking along line of pointed bamboo canes. LV A watcher looking over surrounding countryside. SV Watcher watching. SV Guarded post. SV Angle shot, watcher on guard. SV Mr Letourneau, French Minister of Colonies, inspecting defences. SV Towards, Mr Letourneau, French Minister of Colonies, passing lorry loads of troops. SV French Colonial soldiers in bivouac. SCU Soldiers in bivouac, drinking tea, coffee or cocoa, whilst another repairs his trousers. SCU. Officers looking through range-finder. SV French troops firing gun. LV Shell-bursts on Viet Minh positions on other side of hills. SV A JU-52 dropping bombs on Viet Minh positions. SV French troops evacuating the fortress of Lao Kay. (2 shots). LV Stream of troops leaving fort. SV Troops climbing into lorries. SV Troops climbing into lorries. Pan, troops waiting to climb into lorries.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:29:00 / 01:02:35:00

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