Defeated Chekiang forces surrender their weapons in Shanghai.
Item title reads - In the wake of China's Civil War. Thousands of soldiers, in defeated Chekiang forces, march to Kiangsu territory surrendering their arms. Shanghai, China.
M/S as soldiers and civilians pick their way over a bridge, the boards are all ripped up, M/S as they walk over the bridge, M/S of a big pile of guns, men add their weapons to it.
Intertitle - 'But the Chinese "Tommy Atkins" will never give up .... his umbrella!"
M/S of soldiers walking along with large flat umbrellas and normal shaped ones. L/S as the camera pans across people sat round in makeshift tents, M/S of the tents.
Intertitle - 'Strict guard is kept on the native and foreign frontier.
M/S of guards searching a man whilst others walk past.
Note: Footage from this item is included in 'Ruination' in G 1152 on *PM0368*.