More scenes from the Sino-Japanese war. Troops on the move and refugees begging for food.
Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.
Title reads: "Les Evenements de Chine. Shanghai. Les grandes puissances envoient das le port de nombreuses unites de guerre pour proteger leurs nationaux." American voiceover.
Various shots of warships at sea. Shots of Japanese ships and ships of the American fleet.
Ships in the harbour of Shanghai. Japanese troops in Shanghai. Mural on the wall. American troops guarding the international compound in Shanghai. Troops of Chiang Kai Shek in the streets. Troops checking people coming into the the compound.
Title reads: "Les Evenements De Chine. Shanghai. Chinois et Japonais sont aux prises autour de la ville dont le sort demeure incertain."
Japanese troops guard various areas of Shanghai. International troops set up defenses in the international compound. People are searched as they go into the foreign section. Chinese soldiers on the march. Chinese artillery on the move near Nanking. Fighting on a river.
Title reads: "Les Evenements De Chine. Shanghai. On espere toujours que les engagements qui ont deja coute plusieurs milliers de vies humaines, vont bientot cesser pour faire place a une action pacifique."
Chinese reinforcements being moved on trains. They form up at station. Refugees in Shanghai. Damaged buildings and abandoned barricades. Dead bodies and fires. Children are given food and blankets. Children eat at rice kitchens. People beg for food from trains that pass by. Japanese troops attacking. The wounded are removed on trains.
N.B. Presumably from Sino-Japanese (Sino Japanese) war.