• Short Summary

    American forces come to a high state of readiness during the Korean War.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "US Tighten Up In Pacific".

    American forces come to a high state of readiness during the Korean War.

    VS of US Airmen and soldiers with Mustangs in Tokyo, Japan. SV Mustangs lined up. SV Towards Mustangs taxiing out for take-off. SV Towards Lightning fighters taxiing out. GV Troops marching through Tokyo.

    VS of US Naval warships in the Panama Canal. VS of American troops in US camp in Alaska. VS of 'pickled' warships and guns.

    GV US Pacific fleet at sea. SV Pan Shooting Star moving up to take off from carrier Valley Forge. SV Carrier control room. SV Towards and pan Shooting Star takes off. LV From carrier Shooting Stars flying overhead. LV Pan Shooting Stars flying over battleships.

    SV General Chiang Kai Shek and Madame Chiang. GV Troops listening to General Sun Li Jen. VS Chinese nationalist troops cheering.

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    MV American President Harry S Truman walking up to mike to speak at Reserve Officers dinner. SV Association's President talking to Truman. GV Audience rise. SV Truman speaking. Truman says he hopes finally to arrive at peace in the world.

    (F.G.) (Sel.scenes in 50/55 Tin. I.Item J)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1474.39
    Media URN:
    48160
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:42:00 / 01:50:15:00
    Canister:
    50/54

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