• Short Summary

    Japanese army invades walled city of Paoting, part of Sino-Japanese War.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Occupation of Paoting".

    Sino-Japanese war, China.

    Various shots, some aerial, of Japanese army advancing over fields and rivers. Most shots are of cavalry regiments and large guns pulled by horses. Various shots of Japanese camp. Various shots of Japanese attacking city of Paoting: we see aeroplanes in flight and soldiers firing heavy artillery. Various shots of Japanese soldiers marching into walled city. Dejected looking Chinese soldiers and civilians stand at side of road holding Japanese flags. The troops march and cars pass them.

    Note: one of the Chinese soldiers has swastika symbol on collar of his jacket - significance of this is unknown.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.54
    Media URN:
    14017
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:46:00 / 01:49:53:00
    Canister:
    37/85

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