• Short Summary

    Preparations for the exchange of POW's after signing the Peace in Korea.

  • Description

    Freedom Village Panmunjom, Korea.

    In Panmunjom, United Nations POW's are returning from behind communist lines. At Munsan, North Korean prisoners disembark as they make their way to the Panmunjom exchange site.

    GV. Trucks through shot, title super over. SV. Troops on a truck. LV. Freedom Village. Angle shot, sign "Welcome Gate". SV. & SCU. Stretcher cases being removed from ambulances. CU. Man on stretcher being carried away. SV. Back view, stretcher cases entering hospital tents. SV. & SCU. British POW's (Prisoners of War) leaping from truck. SCU. Other men leaping from truck. SV. Other POW's jumping from truck. LV. Ambulances lined up. SCU. & CU. Stretcher cases waving from within ambulance. SV. South Korean man leaving ambulance - he throws hat away and curses North Koreans. SV. Other South Koreans being greeted by UN officers. SCU. Another UN officer greeting two South Koreans. SCU. South Korean smiling as he is being greeted. SCU. & CU. South Korean holding sign written in his own blood "Communists Didn't Win". Angle shots, dazed South Korean leaving truck and helped away. CU. Koreans being led away. CU. Weary looking South Korean being helped away. BV. One legged South Korean being helped away. SV. UN Ambulances lined up at Munsan. SV. North Korean POW's alighting from train. CU. Communist brushing away from UN helper. BV. Ambulance door being closed. BV. Ambulances driving away. GV. Convoy carrying communists on way to exchange site at Panmunjom. SV. Towards, communist holding "Down with Syngman Rhee" signs, waving and shouting, & SCU. LV. Pan, communists discarding clothes as convoy reaches Panmunjom. SV. Communist on stretcher tearing off tunic and throws it away. SV. Discarded communist's clothes being cleared from roadside. SCU. Pan, discarded clothing. LV. Clothes being kicked off road.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:31:00 / 01:38:26:00

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