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    Material relating to newsreel story "Korea Truce Nears" - 53/55.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Korea Truce Nears" 53/55.

    Original material with American commentary, has additional caption card and extra shots with Superimposed titles over.

    GV. Pan, Panmunjom truce site (first 7` super - PW Agreement paves way to Korea Truce). SV. General William Harrison and another officer alight from helicopter. SV. Pan, General Harrison, leader of the United Nations delegation, walking towards meeting tent. SV. Pan, Communist officer arriving at site. SCU. Red officer looking on. SV. Pan, General Nam Il, arriving at site. SV. UN Truce team walking towards tent.

    CAPTION. Report on Korea. SV. United Nations Field gun firing (super - "Marine Guns Hammer at Attacking Reds"). SV. Back view, field gun firing. TV. Through net. SV. Gun firing. SV. Shells lined up. SV. Pile of shells. SV. Gun firing. SV. Gun firing, & SV. & SV. SV. Gun firing under net. GV. Guns firing, & GV. (2 shots).

    GV. Group of soldiers (super over "The Price of Battle on Pork Chop Hill"). SV. Wounded G.I.'s being helped from ambulance to dressing tent. SCU. Wounded G.I. seated in hospital tent. CU. Wounded G.I. seated in tent chewing. SV. G.I. being helped from hospital to jeep, & SV. & SV. SV. Wounded walking past camera towards jeep. SCU. Wounded man seated in jeep. SV. Wounded man on stretcher being placed in ambulance. SV. Men eating and looking on. SV. Walking wounded into ambulance.

    SV. Maintenance vehicle approaching Thunderjet ( super over - "Thunderjets For Chiang on Formosa). SV. Pilot inspecting tail of Thunderjet prior to flying to Formosa under America's Mutual Defence Assistance Programme. SV. Pilot inspecting wing tanks on Thunderjet. SV. Pilot boarding aircraft, & SCU. SV. Thunderjet taxiing out for take off. CU. Nose of Aircraft. SV. Aircraft taxiing out. LV. Thunderjet taking off, & LV. LV. Aircraft taking off. LV. Thunderjet flashing overhead. Flight of Thunderjets (Formosa, Taiwan). SV. Madame Chiang Kai Shek, wife of Chiang Kai Shek, with others walking across Formosa airfield to greet Thunderjets. LV. Towards flight airfield to greet Thunderjets. LV. Towards, flight of Thunderjets peel off for landing. LV. Aircraft flying over aerodrome. SCU. Madame Chiang Kai Shek and officer looking on. LV. Pan, Thunderjet landing. SV. Madame Chiang Kai Shek walking past G.O.H. SV. Thunderjet landing. WS. Madame Chiang Kai Shek walking in front of saluting group. CU. General Chiang Kai Shek. SV. Party around Thunderjet.

    (F.G.) (Orig. "A")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:35:00 / 01:10:00:00
    53/55 A (Selected Originals)

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