Exclusive first pictures of life in Chinese capital under ruthless Japanese raids, filmed by Paramount cameraman, Arthur Menken.
CHINA: Chungking (Chongqing)
Yangtze River and cloud above
Chungking, China: GV Yangtze River and cloud.
Pan view of hillside.
GV street scene, wrecked buildings in background.
Coolie pulling rickshaw, Chinese men carrying bundles.
CU Man carrying goods on yoke
LV garden party.
Side and front views of Arthur Menken (Paramount photographer) and Chinese General Chiang Kai Check (Chiang Kai-shek) and wife Madame Kai Chek.
GV Gen. Kai Chek talking
CU pan Daniel Arnstein, Marco Hellman & Harold Davis (American road building experts who inspected transport facilities on Burma road) wiping their brows
CU Arnstein, Hellman and Davis into car.
Car drives away
GV plane taking off (very dark shot)
GVs port and ships
GV American flag of side of ship.
Cargo being unloaded from boat.
Boxes of cargo stacked at port
Plane at dockside
Chassis of Ford cars lined up
BV Coolies down steps.
BV Coolies enter shelter.
CU child crying.
BV Medics taking injured person on stretcher into shelter
Medics carrying sick person into shelter
High Angle long shot American ship offshore
Closer shot of American ship offshore
Arthur Menken taking photograph
Soldier pointing through cabin window
Planes in air.
SV bomb bursting in background.
Top Shot soldier manning guns.
CU soldier manning gun.
Long Shot smoke rising from bombing raid.
Long Shot houses and smoke.
Elevated view of people returning from shelters.
SV dead on ground.
GVs smok ing buildings American flag in foreground.
CU American flag flying from flagpole
SLATE: Good Scenes
GVs Houses damaged in bombing raids
Crest on building
Arthur Menken piece to camera
KW: Sino-Japanese War; Air Raids and War Damage; Personalities - Journalists; Airforce - Active; Self-Reference
Background: Exclusive first pictures of life in Chinese capital under ruthless Japanese raids, filmed by Paramount cameraman, Arthur Menken.