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  • Short Summary

    China's Civil War leaves many people homeless and a large military presence.

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    Item title reads - Ruination! Shattered homes and devastation follow path of China's Civil war. China.

    L/S of the rubble from houses which have been demolished, the camera pans across them, there are walls standing here and there. M/S as people peer out over the top of sacks which are stacked up. M/S of soldiers and civilians making their way over the ruined bridge with their possessions, soldiers drop their guns onto a big pile of weapons already collected. M/S of soldiers walking along under umbrellas. M/S of people in makeshift tents, M/S of the tents. A solider searches a man as others pass by.

    Various shots of people climbing over barbed wire. M/S of people leaving with their possessions on carts and in rickshaws. M/S as the camera pans across soldiers with guns sat on a cart. M/S of people outside a hut. M/S of soldiers, the camera pans across them stood in a line looking at the camera. M/S of a soldier drinking from a bowl, he smiles at the camera.

    Note: this item contains some footage which is the same or similar to 'In the Wake of China's Civil War' in G 1169 on *PM0378*.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:04:00 / 01:10:04:00
    G 1152

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