• Short Summary

    Original shotlist said JAPAN: Air raid and gas attack over Tokyo but this is more likely to be an incident during the Sino-Japanese War in the late 1930s; most probably the Battle of Shanghai (Battle of Songhu) or perhaps the Fall of Nanking.

  • Description

    CHINA: Shanghai:
    EXT
    Refugees (displaced persons) or POWs (prisoners of war) awaiting evacuation (or food supplies) from Shanghai by river / General Iwane Matsui (Shanghai Expeditionary Force) towards tent as greets other officials, both military and civilian, and salutes them /GROUND to AIR as bombers (planes) overhead / Children leaving school and away down street to shelter / Aftermath of gas attack or bombing raid showing haze of dust / GROUND to AIR of Japanese bombers overhead / Crowd of people wearing face masks as watch bomb detonated outside theatre / Burning tram (streetcar) / Nurses and stretcher bearers carrying wounded person along on stretcher in smoke-filled street / People scattering white powder (lime?) on to streets to counteract affects of gas attack (chemical warfare) / Smoke pouring from building
    Background: Original shotlist said JAPAN: Air raid and gas attack over Tokyo but this is more likely to be an incident during the Sino-Japanese War in the late 1930s; most probably the Battle of Shanghai (Battle of Songhu) or perhaps the Fall of Nanking.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA48H3UNBHOD3P1J06IU8V6EYL0
    Media URN:
    VLVA48H3UNBHOD3P1J06IU8V6EYL0
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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