• Short Summary

    Various shots of four US airmen alighting from their plane on their return to America from two years in China's prisons.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    American Newsreel item. Title reads: "Red China Frees 4 U.S. Fliers".

    United States of America / USA

    Various shots of the four US airmen (Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Heller, Captain Harold Fischer, 1st Lieutenant Roland Parks and 1st Lieutenant Lyle Cameron) alighting from their plane, receiving garlands and being welcomed by officials and relatives on their return to America after two years imprisoned in communist China. (They had been shot down in the Korean war). MS A row of press cameras. MS The four airmen stand at microphones.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 06/06/1955. American commentary. See also item UN 2744 G. American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2684.15
    Media URN:
    79642
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:14:00 / 01:21:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 2743 A

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