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SHANGHAI’S STREET OF DEATH

Series

Series Name
Gaumont Graphic

Issue

Issue No.
1674
Date Released
7 Apr 1927
Date Other
4 Apr 1927
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 2RAG ON ROLLERS
  2. 3SHANGHAI’S STREET OF DEATH
  3. 4SEVERN BORE
  4. *SURPRISE OF THE SEASON
  5. *HIS HIGHNESS AT HASTINGS

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Story

Summary
NoS synopsis: ‘Bird cages’ strung on telegraph poles contain grim reminders of the executioner’s sword. Includes scenes of people climbing over one another to get through a doorway, young children on the streets, troops marching.
Researcher Comments
Footage related to this story is on NfO under Library number GR 1674(3)
Keywords
Social conditions; Displaced persons; Military
Written sources
Newsfilm Online
Library number GR
11127
Length of story (in feet)
61
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Film Archive

Name
Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean
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Notes
British Pathe Ltd (qv) also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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