In these first pictures British Paramount News shows the most dramatic struggle of the war, the Chinese evacuation of Shanghai.
Elev. view of crowd on Zig Zag Bridge. Semi view of Zig Zag Bridge. CU people with baskets push in line. CU women holding baskets. Pouring rice into man's hat. Back view filling basket with rice. Gen. view French Jesuit Priest, Father Jacquinot, in street..gets light from Japanese. French soldiers putting out fires.. Jacquinot in b-g. CU view of fire. Old man with bundles. CU view of old man. View of woman & baby. Gen. view people wait for food. Tossing food into crowd.
People hold hats and baskets up. Semi view hands reaching. CU view hands reaching...woman and baby in crowd. CU view of hands reaching. Front view catch food in hats.. showing baby in woman's arms.
Sino-Japanese War; Camera Effects; China; Displaced Persons; Self-Reference; Refugees
Background: In these first pictures British Paramount News shows the most dramatic struggle of the war, the Chinese evacuation of Shanghai.