• Short Summary

    American bombers bring assistance to South Korean forces defending their borders.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Korean War Flashes".

    Japan. - VS of American Superfortress bombers preparing for bombing raid over North Korea. Shots of American bomber pilots preparing. MS General Douglas MacArthur. MS Bomber takes off.

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA). - MV President Harry S Truman of plane. SV Secretary of State Dean Acheson and Truman.

    New York - MV Flags being hauled up on UNO building. GV interior assembly of United Nations Organisation security Council. MV Korean delegate. Mr. John M. Chang. SV Trygve Lie, Secretary General of the UN speaking: "The present situation is a serious one and a threat to international peace. I consider it the clear duty of the Security Council to take steps necessary to re-establish peace in that area". MV The Indian President of the Council. MV Pan delegates raising hands in favour of resolution.

    London. - SV Downing Street. MV Crowds lining Downing Street. MV Hugh Dalton, Harold Wilson and Emanuel (Manny) Shinwell. CU Hector McNeil and Kenneth Younger. SV Clement Attlee entering car.

    VS of Naval warships in convoy at sea.

    Seoul, Korea. - MS people reading notice board. MV Lorries with troops going in front. MV Troops in front line positions. SV Soldier firing rifle. LV Korean countryside. LV Superforts flying on bombing raid. SV Bombs falling. MV Explosion on ground. SV Bombs falling. MV Superforts in flight. CU soldier looking through glasses. MV Burning hillside.

    (Orig. Neg. &F.G.) (Addl. Selected Scenes in 50/55. Tin.1. Item J.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:03:00 / 01:39:35:00

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