• Short Summary

    Japanese army advancing up Yangtze River towards Nanking.

  • Description

    Title reads: "China".

    Sino-Japanese War.

    Japanese Army nearing Nanking. Various shots of Japanese gun boats on Yangtze River. Japanese flags flies from the masts. We see a battleship (Chinese?) on fire - massive clouds of black smoke rise from it.

    Various shots of troops in shallow boats landing on banks of Yangtze. L/S of seaplane flying over river. M/S of Japanese soldiers with rifles pointing over side of boat. More shots of troops landing. L/S of Japanese soldiers walking along river bank, looks like they are passing piles of dead bodies.

    NB alternative spelling: Yangtse. Also: Nanjing, Nan-ching, Chian-ning or Kiang-ning.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.08
    Media URN:
    15842
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:46:00 / 01:06:34:00
    Canister:
    37/99

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