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    Chinese Art Treasures guarded in air-conditioned cave, Taiwan (Formosa).

    LS Central Palace Museum as visitors enter. Panning shots museum filled with visitors. Pieces of art on display from Ching Dynasty. People looking at Jade ornaments in display cabinet. People looking at painting of Emperor Kao Tsung of Tang Dynasty. Painting on silk from Sung Dynasty. Painting of two horses and groom from Tang Dynasty. Painting of Royal music party.

    Cave in which the most valuable of the art treasures are stored - it is air-conditioned and bomb proof. Closing outer doors of the cave by curator. Workers wheeling out huge art storage chests.

    Museum curator Shang-yen Chuang brings out museum pieces from warehouse. Assistant passes curator small chests out of which he takes artefacts transported by plane from China. CU jade vase. CU jade Emperor's drinking cup. Curator inspects jade carved lion. Extreme CU jade carving. CU vases and bowls. Bronze vessels with intricate carvings.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:15:20:00 / 01:19:02:00
    UN 3239 A
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    UN 3239 A
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    china possibilities Taiwan Footage
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