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  • Short Summary

    Various material - street scenes, casualties of war, military manoeuvres etc.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - Tinted print - pink. Vietnamese titles.

    "Life in Hanoi During Air Raids (2)" - A group of young people on a rooftop in military uniform set up a gun behind a barricade. One woman plaits her hair while another cleans her gun. Women riding bicycles through the streets. Women trying on large straw hats. Women attach hats to the front of their bikes. Women try on sunglasses. Women walk through the streets in large "Coolie" hats. A radar dish moves around. Man looks through binoculars. Lots of soldiers run into position. Women put hats on and grab rifles as if to go into battle. Men in holes in the ground take up arms. Motorcycles and sidecars drive through the streets. Soldier talks into field telephone. Camouflaged guns and missiles move into positions. Men in operation rooms plot movements and speak into microphones.

    Man puts a miniature flag into a holder on his desk. C/Us of various men speaking into microphones and plotting routes on a map. Top shot of a city square. Tram. Female workers in automobile industry working and being instructed. Woman at work in a spinning mill. Doctors giving instruction. They look at an x-ray. Men watch an engine in operation. Large number of birds - ducks (?) in a river. Workers walk through a field of crops with watering cans. Women in agricultural work. Bomb dropping. Men running towards aircraft. Aircraft in skies. Missiles being loaded.

    Woman lifts a child into a hole in the pavement (presumably to escape danger). Hairdressing salon lying idle. Sewing machines idle. Cafes empty, glasses and cigarettes on the tables. Missiles being prepared for launch. A tower with a flag flying. Various municipal buildings. Men and women in frantic activity - moving materials, stacking sandbags. soldiers run through burning buildings. War damage. Young boy approaches soldiers behind barricade with food (?). Grenades are thrown. Burning buildings, tanks, artillery, guns firing, planes dropping from the sky, explosions etc. Women give the order to fire. Elderly man operating a gun. Crops on fire. Men pull fire hoses along to fires. Villages on fire. Men attempt to put out the fire. Women run along carrying boxes on their shoulders. Man gives orders through a loud speaker. Shells are loaded into large artillery gun. Soldier gives instructions through loud speaker. Tanks drive through streets holding flags aloft.

    Villagers possibly sheltering from warfare. Women load guns. Tanks. Orders given to fire. Vietnamese film cameraman is seen. Flag signals. aircraft in the distance. Soldier pulls a civilian door shut. Planes taking off and in the sky. Doctors and nurses at work.

    Women bandages a man's head in the field and he puts his helmet over the bandage. Gunfire. Smoke. Radar equipment. Operations room. Explosions. Male and female soldiers (including man with bandage seen before) take off their helmets. Female soldiers push their hair back and drink from tea cups and water bottles. Women and men operating machinery in a factory. Textile factory. Plane taking off and landing. Military aircraft. Airman climbs out and receives a hero's welcome.

    Soldiers applaud the arrival of Ho Chi Minh (?). He talks to the troops and hands out cigarettes to the troops. C/Us of various dignitaries or military personnel. Awards or gifts are given. Female troops stand to attention. Applause for those given awards. Hand shakes. Guns are fired. Busy streets in Hanoi. Bicycles and cars. Women on bikes. Fires in the streets. Men and women stand around or help to put out the fires. Men walk down stairs of a building. Aircraft. Vietnamese and American cameramen. Soldiers being driven through the streets wave. Military parade, women give soldiers flowers. Smiling faces line the routes, people smile, wave, play guitars. Men wave from the backs of lorries.

    Streets of Hanoi. Girls riding bikes. Soldiers - men and women drink large glasses of liquid. An outdoor cafe - we see the serving area and people sitting at tables. Female soldiers look at a poster - possibly for a film. Women carrying guns walk down steps. Women solders buy flowers. C/Us of flowers. Football match - not a stadium, more of an amateur match. Outdoor cafe. People walk in the park. A statue. A couple row on the lake (woman at the oars) they travel under a bridge. Shot of the sky.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:24:00 / 02:04:12:00
    UN 4655 B

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