• Short Summary

    Meeting with Beam & Wang Ping-nan, wreckage from communist artillery on Quemoy island.

  • Description

    Warsaw, Poland.

    Documentation on file, American commentary.

    LS. GV. showing part of Warsaw across the River. LS. GV. A former Royal Hunting Lodge, where meeting is to take place. MS. U.S. Ambassador Jacob Beam arrives in his car, alights, is greeted and enters Lodge. LS. Communist Ambassador Wang Ping-nan arrives. MS. Showing the flags on both cars. Various shots of the delegates seated around table, showing both Mr Beam and Mr Wang Ping-nan. GVs Nationalist convoys at sea. Various shots from Quemoy Island of shells exploding in the sea from communist artillery. Various shots on Quemoy showing street scenes, with soldiers walking about and a family looking amongst wreckage of their home which has been shelled. MS showing the damage to a hospital from shelling. various interior shots of hospital ward, showing nurses tending patients who have been injured in shelling. LS Quemoy beach showing spikes at water's edge to guard against enemy landings.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:27:00 / 01:58:17:00
    UN 3135 F

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