The Press: Chinese Coverage

Sunday before last Fox Movietone Cameraman Eric Mayell and Universal Newsreel's Norman Alley, lugging their cumbersome apparatus, struggled down to Nanking's shell-smashed Bund and frantically waved at a gunboat which was headed upriver. The Chinese were fleeing Nanking and Mayell and Alley did not plan to remain with a handful of their colleagues to witness the triumphal Japanese entry. The departing gunboat put off a motor sampan, which returned to pick them up. Thankful for their rescue and still a little worried for the safety of their friends they left behind, Mayell...

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