Troops and ships make preparations in Shanghai.
Item title reads: "Latest pictures from the Shanghai Front. Northern Army seize merchant vessels to rush reinforcements to stem the tide of advancing Cantonese Red Army. "
M/S warship in harbour, panning shot of soldiers on deck. M/S people crowded on the shore by the Yangste River.
Intertitles read: " Warships of 6 nations stand sentinel in the River Yangtse to protect their nationals."
M/S various military ships and a submarine.
Intertitles read: " Meanwhile, barricades, but "business as usual"."
M/S of twisted metal and barbed wire barricades, with Chinese people move about, carrying on their daily business.