• Short Summary

    French beat off train attack in Indochina & UN forces offensive in Korea.

  • Description

    Indochina and Korea.


    LV. Train moving off. LV. Men by railway truck. SV. From roof of carriage, train going through jungle. GV. Interior, passengers in carriage. GV. Passengers seated in carriage. LV. From carriage of lookout on carriage ahead. SV. Engine driver slowing down. GV. Track ahead. Explosion on track. SV. Troops jumping from coach. SV. Soldier running alongside train. SV. Guns on train firing. SV. Soldiers making way into bush. CU. Back of guns vibrating. CU. Side view of guns vibrating. SV. Machine gun on train in action. LV. Rounds exploding in jungle. Guns in foreground. LV. Coolies throwing sleepers over bridge for repair work. SV. Sleepers being thrown off train. SV. Coolies carrying sleepers towards wrecked bridge. LV. Sleepers being thrown over bridge. SV. Men piling up sleepers at foot of bridge. SV. Pan down sleeper being thrown over bridge. GV. Sleepers on train. CU. Train driver blowing whistle. CU. Whistle. SV. Pan up pile of sleepers to train moving over reconstructed track. LV. Train crossing bridge.


    British destroyer D 76 at sea. SV. Sailors onboard aircraft carrier 'Theseus' fixing warheads onto shafts of rockets. LV. Sailor adjusting rocket on wing of aircraft. SV. Pan, sailors lining deck prior to takeoff. SV. Officers conferring on bridge. GV. Aircraft propellors up prior to takeoff. LV. Crews running onto deck. SV. Pilot sliding down into cockpit. GV. Aircraft ready takeoff. SCU. Aircraft taxiing out to takeoff. SV. Flight control officers on deck of Theseus. LV. Pan, aircraft in flight.

    Taegu. Paratroopers marching to their planes. SV. Back view, paratroopers marching to their planes. GV. Paratroopers marching to their planes, pan to long shot, paratroopers preparing to board. LV. Aerial view, Munsan smoking after being hit by UN bombers. Nearer shot, Munsan smoking after being hit by UN bombers. SV. Paratroopers and supplies coming out of aircraft GV. Paratroops dropping. SV. Aerial, paratroops dropping & LV. GV. Aerial paratroops dropping, parachutes visible on ground - two shots.

    (F.G.) (Orig.C.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:45:00 / 01:44:15:00

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