• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH COLONY OF HONG KONG PUT ON ITS 9TH AGRICULTURAL SHOW SINCE THE WAR (ON FEB. 6) TO EMPHASIZE THE LIFE OF FARMERS OF THE NEW TERRITORIES LEASED ON MAINLAND CHINA.

  • Description

    1.
    LS. PAN CROWD IN EXHIBITION GROUND.
    4 ft

    2.
    MS. CROWD LOOKING AT NURSERY.
    7 1/2 ft

    3.
    MLS. CROWD LOOKING AT FARM IMPLEMENT.
    9 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS. HONG KONG GOVERNOR TILT DOWN TO FARM IMPLEMENT.
    12 1/2 ft

    5.
    MS. CROWD.
    15 ft

    6.
    MS. SOW AND PIGLINGS.
    17 ft

    7.
    MS. WATER BUFFALO
    18 1/2 ft

    8.
    MCU. 1ST PRIZE WATER BUFFALO.
    21 ft

    9.
    MLS. CROWD.
    22 1/2 ft

    10.
    LS. HORSEMEN DISPLAY SKILL.
    26 ft

    11.
    LS. CROWD.
    27 1/2 ft

    12.
    MLS. SELF-DEFENCE DISPLAY.
    30 ft

    13.
    LS. CROWD.
    31 ft

    14.
    LS. SELF-DEFENCE DISPLAY.
    34 ft

    15.
    MS. DRUMMERS.
    35 ft

    16.
    MCU. LION-DANCE.
    36 1/2 ft

    17.
    LS. LION-DANCE.
    38 ft

    18.
    MS. DRUMMERS PAN TO LION-DANCE.
    44 ft



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    Background: THE BRITISH COLONY OF HONG KONG PUT ON ITS 9TH AGRICULTURAL SHOW SINCE THE WAR (ON FEB. 6) TO EMPHASIZE THE LIFE OF FARMERS OF THE NEW TERRITORIES LEASED ON MAINLAND CHINA.

    GOVERNOR SIR ROBERT BLACK WHO OPENED THE EXHIBITION PRAISED THE WORK OF FARMERS IN SPITE OF THE FACT THEY SUFFERED BECAUSE OF A TYPHOON AND FLOODS LAST YEAR.

    THEIR ANIMALS ATTRACTED BIG ATTENTION AND ONE WATER BUFFALO WON THE FIRST PRIZE.

    AS A PART OF THE SHOW THERE WERE DISPLAYS OF HORSEMANSHIP AND SKILL OF SELF DEFENCE AND THE USUAL CHINESE LION DANCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA92CJRNDSP8QUFFRU9W1LXDM8L
    Media URN:
    VLVA92CJRNDSP8QUFFRU9W1LXDM8L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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