• Short Summary

    Three American soldiers who turned to Communism in Korea hope to return home.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "First Films: Turncoat GI's On Way Home". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Hong Kong.

    Various shots of the American GIs being escorted by Military police to the Immigration Control office in Hong Kong. CU of the three soldiers Lewis Griggs, Otho Bell, William Cowart. The three soldiers became Communists during the Korean War but have now asked to return to the US.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 18/07/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2690.04
    Media URN:
    79765
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:49:00 / 01:09:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 2755 D

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