Captured (C1131)

Accession Number F11538
Collection type Film
Measurement 58 min 27 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/sound
Maker World Wide Pictures
Place made United Kingdom
Date made 1959
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


This film is based on the experiences of members of the Commonweath Contingent of the United Nations Forces who were taken prisoner by the Communists during the Korean war. Shows many of the forms of ill treatment adopted by the Communists to "obtain confessions of war crimes" and military information. Methods used to break morale prior to political indoctrination, including violence and torture. Concludes by showing how effective resistance to these methods can be achieved.