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First Pictures of Japanese Thrust at Shanghai


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British Movietone News


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Date Released
29 Feb 1932
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Irish Sweepstake is Nearly Won
  2. 2Arsenal Overcome Yorkshire Rivals
  3. 3Village Funeral for Mr Edgar Wallace
  4. 4Oxford Athletes Compete for Blues
  5. 5First Pictures of Japanese Thrust at Shanghai


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MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: First Pictures of Japanese Thrust at Shanghai Battle Area of Chapei. DESCRIPTION: Fol. British Movietone News follows its pictures of early precautions in Shanghai by presenting the first authentic films made at great risk on the battle ground of Chapei bordering the International Settlement. SHOTLIST: Soldiers firing rifles over sandbag barricade in street. The soldiers in the streets. Firing over barricade. Japanese sailors arrest civilian. Jap sailors in the streets. part of the city burning. Crowds in streets. Refugee scenes. Fairly good action ....
Buildings and structures; Weapons; Fires; Displaced persons; Navy; Military
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