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CHINESE SCHOOLCHILDREN

Chinese Schoolchildren (1970)

Various shots from Chinese open-air classroom

TOURING BALLET

Touring Ballet (1958)

Group of traditional Chinese Ballet actors perform in a tour of villages.

FAMILY ON SOFA

Family On Sofa (1946)

Japanese family sitting on sofa - mother father and the two small children.

 TURMOIL IN LAOS

Turmoil In Laos (1959)

US army equipment bolsters Laotian defences against Communist China and North...

NEWSMEN ARE FLOWN INTO QUEMOY

Newsmen Are Flown Into Quemoy (1958)

Newsmen arrive in Quemoy, people seek shelter, Chinese...

PEKIN PEER probably PEKING PEEP

Pekin Peer Probably Peking Peep (1926)

Various shots of Chinese men at work - lifting water from a...

MA FU

Ma Fu (1939)

Chinese juggler Ma Fu spins a metal gong on the end of a pole and his finger.

CHINESE IN CANADA

Chinese In Canada (1943)

Chinese community greets Bock Ya Hwang, Chinese envoy, with a parade.

AIR AFFAIRS

Air Affairs (1944)

A U.S. airship rescues a stranded airman from the sea, and Chinese Air Force puts on...

TIBETANS REACH SAFETY

Tibetans Reach Safety (1959)

Tibetans escaping Chinese Communist Regime flee to Indian Refugee Camps. ...

YUK CHINGS

Yuk Chings (1939)

A troupe of Chinese acrobats 'Yuk Chings' performing.

LAI FOUNS

Lai Founs (1942)

The Lai Founs, very bendy Chinese acrobats, perform their routine in the studio.

JAPANESE BLASTED IN BURMA aka JAPS BLASTED IN BURMA WAR!

Japanese Blasted In Burma AKA Japs Blasted In Burma War! (1944)

Chinese and Americans continue...

CHINESE ARMY FUMIGATION

Chinese Army Fumigation (1940-1949)

Chinese soldiers being sprayed with DDT powder.

JAP WAR CRIMINALS

Jap War Criminals (1940-1949)

Japanese soldiers lined up for identification by Chinese villagers for war...

CHINESE GENERAL LAYS WREATH

Chinese General Lays Wreath (1944)

Footage of Chinese General lay wreath next to Cenotaph, London.

HONG KONG WATER FRONT

Hong Kong Water Front (1953)

Hong Kong harbour, line of junks and other sailing vessels.

EXHIBITIONS OF CHINESE ART

Exhibitions Of Chinese Art (1963)

Chinese art exhibition in Sydney, Australia.

RARE GLIMPSE OF CHINESE PRICELESS ART

Rare Glimpse Of Chinese Priceless Art (1959)

Ancient Chinese artefacts rescued from Communist China...

CHINESE SILKS

Chinese Silks (1950-1959)

Embroidered Chinese silk garments

 JAPAN AND HONG KONG STREETS AT NIGHT

Japan And Hong Kong Streets At Night (1962)

Illuminated neon signs mainly in Chinese and Japanese.

PET BIRDS CATERED FOR ALSO IN CHINESE TEA HOUSE aka PET BIRDS TEA HOUSE

Pet Birds Catered For Also In Chinese Tea House AKA Pet Birds Tea House (1965)

Bizarre item...

SECURITY FOR CHINESE LEGATION

Security For Chinese Legation (1967)

London police increase security at Chinese Legation to prevent...

 RICE FIELDS

Rice Fields (1970)

Various shots of Chinese people in paddy fields in Hong Kong.

CHINESE CITIZENS' GOODWILL GESTURE

Chinese Citizens' Goodwill Gesture (1940-1949)

Various shots of fund raising dinner given by Chinese...

Tiananmen Square Massacre

Tiananmen Square Massacre (1989)

WAR CLOUDS IN THE EAST on sleeve as WAR CLOUDS IN THE CAST

War Clouds In The East On Sleeve As War Clouds In The Cast (1933)

Japanese troops advance in...

REMEMBERING THEIR COMRADES IN THE CELESTIAL SHADES

Remembering Their Comrades In The Celestial Shades (1933)

Chinese soldiers take part in religious...

"Hello Girls" Of Chinatown (1929)

Telephone exchange in Chinatown, San Francisco operated by lots of...

VALLEY OF THE GODS

Valley Of The Gods (1928)

Various shots of a Chinese Bay. Homes and statues are carved into the cliffs.

CHINA CHANTS!

China Chants! (1938)

Chinese musicians and a children's choir at a 'Help China' rally in Sydney.

THE ORIENTAL BROTHERS

The Oriental Brothers (1939)

The four Oriental Brothers perform their acrobatic balancing act in the...

FIGHTING NATURE!

Fighting Nature! (1939)

A new canal channel is blasted with dynamite to allow flood water to disperse at...

POON LIM HONOURED

Poon Lim Honoured (1943)

Chinese sailor who was on a raft for 133 days before rescue, receives B.E.M.

CLIMBERS!

Climbers! (1931)

Various shots of crabs.

CHINESE ARMY IN INDIA

Chinese Army In India (1942)

Soldiers of the Chinese army are trained by Americans for their fight...

NATIONALISTS FLEE - REDS IN COMPLETE CONTROL

Nationalists Flee - Reds In Complete Control (1950)

Chinese Nationalist soldiers and refugees flee...

JAMAICAN HURRICANE

Jamaican Hurricane (1951)

Massive devastation is caused to Jamaica during hurricane.

MIRACLE HIGHWAY

Miracle Highway (1957)

Formosa builds a great roadway across deep canyons and through mountains.

REVOLT AGAINST REDS?

Revolt Against Reds? (1959)

Dalai Lama in Tibet amid reports of an uprising against Chinese Communist...

FINGER PAINTING

Finger Painting (1954)

We Tsai Yen demonstrated ancient Chinese art of finger painting.

SOHO FOOD

Soho Food (1954)

Good footage of people eating in a Soho restaurant in London.

BAD NEWS FOR TOKIO sic aka US PLANES FOR CHINA

Bad News For Tokio Sic AKA Us Planes For China (1943)

Madame Chaing Kai Shek and military officers...

CHINESE POWS

Chinese Pows (1953)

Chinese prisoners of war refuse to return to Communist China.

ELECTIONS IN SARAWAK

Elections In Sarawak (1963)

Elections in Sarawak, Borneo.

 SMUGGLING ILLEGAL MIGRANTS INTO AUSTRALIA

Smuggling Illegal Migrants Into Australia (1959)

Item about discovery of bodies of Chinese...

 SPEED BOAT

Speed Boat (1930-1939)

Speed boat / MTB - Motor Torpedo Boat speeding across a harbour.

THE GRIM WATCH ON QUEMOY aka GRIM WATCH ON QUEMOY

The Grim Watch On Quemoy AKA Grim Watch On Quemoy (1958)

Various shots of Chinese Nationalist...

BLOCKADE THWARTS CHIANG'S CONVOYS

Blockade Thwarts Chiang's Convoys (1958)

Aircraft carrier Princetown refuelling another ship at sea,...

FORMOSA FOOD AIR DROP ON CHINESE MAINLAND

Formosa Food Air Drop On Chinese Mainland (1961)

Nationalist Chinese Government arranges mercy...