• Short Summary

    British troops in Korea prepare for action - then let loose with a barrage.

  • Description


    GV. Pan, Korean battlefront (first 7' for super) SV. Pathe Cameraman Bill Jordan talking to Captain Sam Robertson of Woking, Surrey. LV. Looking towards battlefront. BV. Men playing darts - Private Keith Lodge of Huddersfield on left of screen throwing dart. CU. Keith Lodge throwing dart. CU. Darts into dartboard. SV. Sapper Steve Cole of Huddersfield loading jerry cans containing water onto travelling cableway for transport up a hill. CU. Sapper Cole gives signal to start cable. SV. Pan at which gives O.K. Signal. LV. Trolley on cable containing jerrycans on way up hillside. Travel shot from cable going uphill & CU. SV. Travel shot uphill past troops at the top waiting for supplies to arrive. SV. Men unloading water supplies at top of hill. GV. Korean front on hillside. STV. Mortar platoon on hillside preparing for action. SV. Corporal John Fitzhenry of Halifax sighting mortar gun. FCU. Corporal John Fitzhenry. CU. Sgt Batty of Otley, Yorks. in charge of mortar platoon. CU. Lance Corporal Ron Vaughn of Bradford LV. Gun emplacement. SV. Vickers gun emplacement with Private Keith Lodge who fires the gun and his No. 2. Private Ken Ashton of Sheffield. FCU. Private Keith lodge at sights of gun. SV. Private Ken Ashton loading bullets into gun. LV. Tank of the 1st Royal Tank Regiment "A" Squadron on hillside. CU. Lieutenant J. Jackson sitting in tank SV. Capt Sam Robertson in O.P. puts phone down and runs out of Operation Room. LV. Capt Sam Robertson runs out of dugout (O.P.) and shouts orders, CU. Capt Roberston shouting orders. LV. Men playing darts - they break up and run for action stations. SV. Men running through trench. TV. Men running to action stations on mortar gun position. CU. Hand taking mortar shell out of case. CU. Sgt. Batty shouting "Fire" SV. Mortar gun crew firing gun. CU. Hand taking another mortar shell out of case. SV. Mortar gun firing. LV. Tank firing. CU. Lt. J. Jackson shouting "Fire" BV. Gun on tank firing. & LV. GV. Explosion on hillside. SV. Private Lodge and Ashton firing machine gun. CU. Machine gun firing. CU. Machine gun firing. GV. Battlefront with machine gun firing over same. TV-25-Pounders firing. CU. soldier at sights. SV. 25-Pounder firing. Sgt. shouting "Fire" SV. 25-Pounder firing. TV. Two 25-Pounders firing.

    (Mute Neg.) Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:07:00 / 01:39:30:00

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