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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Formosa Stands To" - 60/50.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Formosa Stands To" - 60/50.

    High angled shot troops running. M/S officers walking past soldiers, camera pans across soldiers. C/U radar going around, M/S big gun being manoeuvred into position. M/S as shells are loaded in. Camera pans up gun. M/S smoke pouring across field during manoeuvres. Various shots of soldiers crawling through the fields. L/S explosions. Soldiers run out and advance. Various shots of bases in hillside. M/S underground bunkers. M/S as soldiers bring out wash bowls and towels, they fill the bowls with water from trough below. C/U's of this. M/S of soldiers sat in circles, ladies stand in the middle clapping rhythmically, C/U soldier clapping and singing.

    M/S girl singing to troops, she looks to be doing Elvis impression with backing group behind, soldiers applaud. M/S couple dancing, soldiers watch and smile. M/S another girl singing for them. M/S soldiers applauding. Camera pans across shelled houses. M/S child playing with stick and hoop. C/U old woman sorting through something in basket. M/S two cute children. M/S street. M/S children playing. M/S people watering fields. M/S gun emplacements. M/S as camera pans up balloons. M/S balloons, soldiers attach propaganda leaflets to them. L/S balloons flying away.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:32:00 / 01:58:13:00
    60/50 J (Selected Originals)

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