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    First pictures of Chinese fleeing Shanghai. Terrified civilians meet full blast of war as Shanghai?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: First Pictures Chinese Flee Shanghai

    CHINA: Shanghai:
    Gen. view smoke & fire in city. Semi view smoke pouring out of building. Gen. view planes in air. Long view British anti-aircraft guns.

    Air view 3 planes drop bombs pan down to gen. view explosion... IN ROLL 6838

    Gen. view warehouse. Long view chinese flag on warehouse. CU showing battered walls of warehouse. Gen. view warehouse - showing British troops in f-g. Gen. & long views chinese soldiers running from ruined warehouse. Gen. top view lorries waiting to take soldiers to Settlement. Semi view wounded soldier towards. Semi view & semi CU helping soldier towards. Back view lorry with chinese guarded by British soldiers. Gen. view lorry thru' crowded street. Back view lorries thru' streets. Gen. view Hospital. Semi view & CU pan carrying wounded man on stretcher. Intr. shot Chinese nurses standing by bedside of dying soldier & remove hats. Gen. view showing wards crowded with beds. Semi view beds. Semi view wounded man in bed. Long view refugees along railroad track. Long view refugees crossing bridge. Semi view showing children crossing bridge. Long view refugees crossing bridge. Long view closing Settlement gates. CU thru' gates of stricken faces. Pan of boy carrying mother. Pan of people outside Settlement. Semi view towards..British soldier carrying wounded child. Long views british soldier running with wounded soldiers pick up wounded. Semi view of two dead bodies...&nearer view. Semi view wounded father...with wife & child & semi CU.

    Sino-Japanese War; China; Military - Active; Displaced Persons
    Background: First pictures of Chinese fleeing Shanghai. Terrified civilians meet full blast of war as Shanghai falls to Japanese.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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