• Short Summary

    CHINESE COMMUNISTS IN THE BRITISH CROWN COLONY OF HONG KONG HAVE BEEN PREPARING FOR TOMORROW'S CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE END OF THE SECOND DECADE OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

  • Description

    CHINESE COMMUNISTS IN THE BRITISH CROWN COLONY OF HONG KONG HAVE BEEN PREPARING FOR TOMORROW'S CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE END OF THE SECOND DECADE OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. CHINA'S 75-YEAR-OLD LEADER, MAO TSE TUNG, WHO PROCLAIMED THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC ON OCTOBER 1 1949, IS DUE TO MAKE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE SINCE MAY WHEN HE ATTENDS THE PEKING CELEBRATIONS.

    IN HONG KONG, DECORATIONS, SLOGANS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OF CHAIRMAN MAO TSE TUNG HAVE BEEN HUNG. COMMUNIST-OWNED BUILDINGS IN VICTORIA, ON HONG KONG ISLAND, AND ON KOWLOON PENINSULAR HAVE BEEN GARLANDED FOR THE OCCASION.

    THE MAIN BUILDINGS WHICH HAVE BEEN DECORATED IN READINESS FOR TOMORROW'S FESTIVITIES ARE THE COMMUNIST-OWNED AND RUN CHINA PRODUCTS STORES, ON THE PENINSULAR, THE COMMUNIST-OWNED ASTOR THEATRE, AND THE BANK OF CHINA BUILDING, BOTH ON HONG KONG ISLAND.

    THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC HAS HERALDED THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS WITH REPORTS OF PRODUCTION ACHIEVEMENTS, GOOD HARVEST AND ABUNDANCE OF CONSUMER GOODS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABQB263YW6QLUSV4EIYDEFJN3C
    Media URN:
    VLVABQB263YW6QLUSV4EIYDEFJN3C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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