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Title:AFTERMATH OF THE JAPANESE BOMBING RAID ON TOUNGOO, BURMA, FEBRUARY 1942 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:BAY 245-4
Summary: Mute, unedited footage shot by British Paramount News cameraman Maurice Ford of the aftermath of the Japanese bombing of Toungoo, Burma showing bomb damage to the city and refugees, February 1942.
Description: I. Toungoo, Burma, late February 1942. Shots of the bomb damage to the city, charred trees, buckled corrugated sheeting, rubble and partially demolished building.
II. Toungoo, Burma, late February 1942. Group of men walking along a street carrying bundles on their heads and under their arms, bullock carts laden with civilians passing along street, medium shot of unidentified troops entering a sandbagged and camouflaged gun position and a looter carrying a basket full of cloth being marched along a street under arrest (identification from the cameraman's original dope sheet).
III. Toungoo, Burma, late February 1942. Refugees on a road outside of Toungoo. Bullock carts loaded with civilians and goods on road and by the side of the road. Long line of laden bullock carts on right hand side of road as filmed from a passing vehicle. Panning shot over large crowd of civilian refugees with bullock carts in the distance. Numerous portrait shots of Burmese men, women, and children.