• Short Summary

    U.S. Navy evacuates civilians from Tachen Islands as Far East crisis deepens.

  • Description


    Track into map of Formosa (Taiwan). GV. Evacuation ship alongside at Formosa - Tachen Islands evacuated by U.S. Navy. SCU. Refugees with children. SCU. Another scene. SCU. Refugees being disinfected with DDT, & STV. SV. Refugees disembarking, & SCU. SCU. Baby being handed ashore. SV. Woman takes the baby and walks down street. CU. Map showing Formosa's relationship with neighbouring countries, China, Japan Philippines etc., SCU. Nationalists soldiers on lookout in Quemoy. Pan to Chinese coast line in background. SV. People walking in street. SCU. People and soldiers in street. SV. Sentry by barbed wire barricade. SCU. Lookouts in defence position. LV. Sentry patrolling. LV. Train carrying Mao Tse Tung, Chinese leader, to Moscow. SV. Red Army soldiers presenting arms. SV. Mao Tse Tung at train door. CU. Red China's flag. SCU. Mao being greeted by Vyacheslav Molotov, watched by Nikolai Bulganin, Russia's new President. LV. Russian and Chinese officials walking past Guard of Honour. Angle shot, Russian and British flags flying beside the Brandeburg gate. SCU. Field Marshal Montgomery decorating Russia's Defence Minister, Marshal Georgi Zhukov. They shake hands. LV. British Guard of Honour presenting arms. SCU. Lord Montgomery, General Eisenhower, Marshal Zukov and Tassigny, posing, & angle shot.

    (F.G.) (Orig "J")

    Note: This story contains library shots - Most probably Moscow and Germany material. Note: Alternative spelling: Zukow / Zhukov, Vyacheslav / Wjatscheslav.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:25:00 / 01:02:18:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Brandeburg gate" should read Brandenburg Gate.

    "Tassigny" is General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

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