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  • Short Summary

    Chinese Nationalist troops begin to return home.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The "Never Ending" War In China. In Nankin the Nationalists celebrate Lungtan victory that opens fresh advance. As defeated Northerners retreat toward Peking, refugee hordes start back to abandoned homes. Back to rest billets after victory. Weary Nationalist soldiers return to Nankin. "

    Nankin, China

    L/S crowds in the streets of Nankin, with people milling about, and tall flags in view. Chinese soldiers stand easy in a line, wearing white uniforms with ammunition rounds or bullets worn diagonally across their chests. People march along, including Buddhist priests with fans. Some have hand drums. M/S of soldiers and others sitting around and eating soup. Others march along by fields and rivers. M/S small crowded city street with people wearing coolie hats. M/S of a street with lines of rifles stacked upright in pyramids, soldiers squat and sit nearby.

    Note : see also sequence in *PM0704* 704.28 for further scenes

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    704.27
    Media URN:
    33481
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:37:00 / 01:39:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1448

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