• Short Summary

    Material related to newsreel story "The UN Fight For Korea" - 50/59.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The UN Fight For Korea" 50/59.

    Material from newsreel item - extra shots.

    Title reads: "The UN Fight For Korea". American newsreel item plus cuts.


    Wounded American soldiers are put onto planes. MS of soldiers being given blood plasma before flight.

    US Soldier looks over Russian armoured Scout car captured from North Korean forces. VS of North Korean Prisoners of War (POWs) being interviewed by US Military.

    Various shots of British naval elements incl. aircraft carriers. Rear Admiral WG Andrews is seen. VS planes take off from carriers. VS of planes in flight. VS of planes landing on carrier including one with only one wheel that has problems coming down.

    Pan across massive airfield in US with mothballed B-29 bomber being returned to service for Korean War.

    Mute repeat shots of much of previous footage plus extra shots of POWs and British planes taking off from carrier. VS of plane damaged during landing.

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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:
    01:37:52:00 / 01:44:52:00
    50/59 B (Selected Originals)

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