• Short Summary

    Footage of Japanese aerial, naval and infantry attack on Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Japanese title. Spanish voiceover.

    Hong Kong.

    Bomb crews load weapons. MS Japanese pilot climbing into bomber. MS Three light bombers taking off. Var. air to air and air to ground shots of the Japanese air force bombing Hong Kong.

    VS Japanese soldiers advancing. (Possibly in Kowloon). Troops remove 'Peace Mission' sign from building.

    VS Naval and air bombardments of Hong Kong. Good aerial shots oil dump on fire near harbour. Japanese troops at ready in invasion craft. Naval guns firing. Planes overhead.

    VS Japanese artillery guns firing. Japanese infantry advance.

    VS Huge pall of smoke rising from burning oil storage tanks.

    MS Japanese troops pile up captured weapons. MS Pan over British naval Prisoners of War (POW) squatting on ground.

    VS Allied high command shake hands with Japanese officers after surrender of Hong Kong.

    MS Pan up large building to show Japanese flag near top flying.

    Captured German Footage. Some shots scratched and dupey. Paperwork dates this as December 1941.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:00:00 / 01:27:17:00
    UN 185 C

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