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  • Short Summary

    Chinese troops prepare for conflict with Russia over possession of Manchurian Railway.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Nanking. New War Clouds Loom in Far East. Chinese Troops rushed to border as Soviet & China dispute over possession the great Manchurian Railway".

    Nanking, China.

    L/S as the Chinese troops march along the street and through an archway. M/S of buglers leading the Chinese troops, various shots as they carry Nationalist flag of China (?), President's Flag (?). L/S as a train pulls out of station. M/S of men sleeping or sitting in open carriages.

    Intertitle - '... as in all wars!'

    People leave with their possessions on carts, some ride on them, others walk alongside. M/S as they wheel their belongings down the road.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be dupe of item from G 1628.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2961.19
    Media URN:
    85129
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:04:00 / 01:22:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1628 / UNI GAZ ROLL 27

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