• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Battle in Korea - The Pincers Close" - 50/79.

  • Description

    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Battle in Korea - The Pincers Close" - 50/79.

    Similar shots to newsreel story.

    Various shots of refugees streaming along countryside as enemy nears Taegu. Shots of refugees carrying baggage. L/S of deserted native village. L/S South Korean troops lined up for briefing. M/S Their Young Commander giving them a 'pep' talk. M/S South Korean troops listening. M/S Truckload of South Koreans going to the front. M/S South Korean troops. including a woman seated on lorry. M/S Truck moving off. M/S South Korean troops marching along road to the front. M/S South Korean troops walking up hill, watched by Old Korean man. C/U Old man looking on. He wears strange, cone-shaped hat. L/S hill which is strategic in the fighting. M/S of U.S. troops walking up hill. L/S and GV pan over South Koreans resting at camp behind the front. M/S Troops disembarking at Kimpo airfield. L/S Long line of U.S. and South Korean troops marching up road.

    L/S of Australian Mustangs taking off from airstrip. Shots of spotting planes taking off. Similar shots. Several shots of 'napon' bombs being filled. M/S of bomb being hauled up. M/S of North Korean soldier walking along road with. Aerial shots of bombing of enemy positions. Various shots of refugees including children. L/S of American bombing raid on hilltop. M/S of Mustang plane taking off from Taegu airstrip. More similar shots. M/S of Warner Pathe cameraman Jean Zanier standing with his camera by ruined building.

    Cataloguer's note: This item has Australian and American commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:04:00 / 01:07:51:00
    50/79 A (Selected Originals)

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