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  • Short Summary

    Chinese troops prepare for conflict with Russia over possession of Manchurian Railway, the people of the area pack up their possessions and leave. Nanking, (Nanching) China.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New war clouds loom in Far East. Chinese troops rushed to border as Soviet and China dispute over possession of the great Manchurian Railway. Nanking (Nanching) 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. M/S as they carry their possessions out of the houses. Various shots as they leave in rickshaws.

    Note: this is a longer version of the story with the same title on *PM0796*, it has a slightly different title card.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    796.30
    Media URN:
    36035
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:00:00 / 01:43:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1628

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