• Short Summary

    Franco's troops fighting in Northern Spain & Japanese take 4000 Chinese prisoners in Peiping.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WAR".

    WAR - With Franco's troops in Northern Spain & Chinese Prisoners of War in Peiping."

    Northern Spain.

    Several long shots of the countryside in Northern Spain where General Francisco Franco's troops are seen fighting. Various shots of the battle - solders firing their guns, advancing up the hill, running to cover, carrying wounded on stretchers etc.

    Peiping, China.

    Various shots of the heavily bombed houses - debris everywhere. Chinese refugees in shelter. Several shots of the Japanese troops advancing into the city, people wave Japanese flags from the side of the road. Several shots of the weapons and equipment left behind by Chinese Army. Various shots of the Chinese solders being taken prisoners by the Japanese - four thousand of them, says voiceover. Chinese prisoners lined up taking their belts off. Chinese prisoners seated on the field with Japanese guards around. Guns and weaponry taken from Chinese solders piled up next to a wall.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    933.22
    Media URN:
    13800
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:38:00 / 01:21:30:00
    Canister:
    37/72

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