• Short Summary

    Men of British ships injured in engagements near Shanghai are taken to Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Yangtse Heroes (First Pictures) - Navy Wounded Return To Menaced Shanghai".

    Shanghai, China.
    LV GV Elevated Shanghai waterfront. LV Elevated Shanghai street crowded with rickshaws and motor vehicles. SV Towards coolie pulling rickshaw in Shanghai street. LV Elevated GV Bridges crossing Yangtse River. LV Cruiser HMS London lying alongside Shanghai harbour SV The "London" in dock. SV Pan "London's" hull showing shell holes. CU Lifebelt - "HMS London" - officers only'. SV Towards and pan of the "London's" captain, Peter Cazalet leaving cabin and walking on deck. CU Captain Cazalet talking to reporter. CU Pan shell holes in "London's" hull. CU Shell hole in "London's" hull. Sailors looking out of portholes LV Destroyer "H.M.S. Consort" and Sloop "Black Swan" lying alongside. SV Sailor looking at lifebelt inscribed "H.M.S. Consort". SV Hole in "Consort's" hull. CU Shell hole in "Consort's" side plugged with hammocks.

    Hong Kong.
    LV GV overlooking Hong Kong towards harbour. SV Union Jack at masthead. LV GV Crowded Hong Kong street. SV Crowds in Hong Kong street. LV Two sailors shaking hands with Hong Kong People. SV Refugees boarding ship. SV Away from camera refugees boarding. LV Refugees lining rails of ship. LV GV People lining harbour waving goodbye. SV Ship leaving harbour.

    Shanghai.
    SV Toward train carrying Amethyst's wounded drawing in to Shanghai's station. SV Wounded being helped from train. LV Survivors leaving station. SV Stretcher case being placed in ambulance. SV Man being placed in ambulance on stretcher. SV Away from camera of ambulance leaving dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1401.31
    Media URN:
    45614
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:29:00 / 01:44:29:00
    Canister:
    49/35

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