• Short Summary

    The UN celebrates its 6th anniversary while troops keep fighting in Korea.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "UN Strength Through Korea".

    New York, United States of America (USA).
    MV Building UN illuminated in windows. To celebrate the United Nations' 6th Anniversary.

    Intertitle reads: "Washington". Washington DC.
    Capitol building pan down to men formed up in shape of letters UN on steps. SV Marines and Naval Ratings forming letters UN. MV American Secretary of State, Dean Acheson at mike. LV Crowd. SV Acheson speaking "and therefore the United Nations has taken on a virility and life, which it would have have gained if its past had been easy. If it had merely gone forward with everyone's goodwill it would not have had this breathing, vigorous, powerful life which it is getting today."

    Intertitle reads: "Korea".
    LV Shell bursting among infantry from the South Korean 5th Division. SV Soldier creeping near to foxhole. CU Soldier rolling into foxhole. LV Shell bursts in country. SV Soldier firing rifle. MV Enemy bunker under fire. SV Backview, soldiers firing. MV Smoke firing from bunker. SV Soldier firing light machine gun. MV Enemy surrendering. (2 shots). LV UN Soldier walking towards surrendered North Koreans. SV Tracers being fired at dusk. CU Gun firing. MV Tracer fire bouncing from bunker.

    Intertitle reads: "Liverpool". Liverpool, Merseyside.
    Crowds wave from dockside as troopship comes in. CU Soldier waving from porthole. MV Group of Ulster rifles. CU General S James Steele with Ulsters. VS Women hold up babies for men to see. Photographers take shots of Earl of Orkney (Ex-driver "Ginger" Fitzmaurice). MV Top view. Mayors of Liverpool and Gloucester arrive. SV Men of Gloucester Regiment. CU Gloucesters holding Presidential Citation. CU Citation beneath Gloucester shoulder sign. CU A Gloucester soldier lighting up. MV Group of Gloucesters.
    Korean War Material.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:26:30:00

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