• Short Summary

    Ancient Chinese artefacts rescued from Communist China on display in Taiwan.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Rare glimpse of priceless Chinese art, Formosa (Taiwan).

    LS people leaving cave carrying ancient artefacts. CU cave door being closed. LS treasures being placed onto a table. Various CUs of treasures, including Emperor's jade drinking cup, an ancient jade lion statue, and 3000 year old bronze vessels. LS people entering gallery. Two shots of Chinese types looking at exhibits in glass showcases. CU Exhibits. MS man and woman looking at painting of the Emperor.

    According to narrator, exhibits have been taken secretly from China to prevent them being destroyed by the Communists.

    Date on dope sheet is 18/06/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2730.02
    Media URN:
    80416
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:37:00 / 01:08:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 3234 C

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