• Short Summary

    Scenes of victory parade in Shanghai under Communist control.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "First Pictures From - Shanghai Under Red Control".

    Shanghai, China.

    MV GV victory procession marching through Shanghai carrying pictures of Chinese Communist generals inc Chairman Mao - Mao Tse Tung.

    GV troops marching through main street.

    MV Ditto, showing heavy arms.

    MV Pan lorry carrying soldiers decorated with pictures of Chinese generals framed in red star.

    MV Towards tram covered with electric lights and red stars, filled with troops.

    MV Back view ditto.

    MV Lorry-loads of Chinese troops riding through crowds.

    LV GV packed main street.

    N.B. Pictures were taken in July and took months to reach the West according to the voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1411.22
    Media URN:
    45947
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:43:00 / 01:29:16:00
    Canister:
    49/85

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