• Short Summary

    The abacus beats the modern calculator in competition in Hong Kong.

  • Description

    No title - Abacus versus modern calculator. Hong Kong.

    C/U abacus and calculating machine. L/S crowd gathered round competitors in the hall. C/U's girl using large calculator. M/S little boy Lee Pak Kwan using abacus. Various shots as he works with an abacus. M/S of the girl with calculator in foreground, Lee in background. C/U stopwatch being stopped at end of contest. Interior hall for prize giving. M/S pan as Lee Pak Kwan walks up and receives his prize. C/U as he bows to audience and V.I.P.s then walks off stage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2023.35
    Media URN:
    56174
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:26:00 / 01:50:16:00
    Canister:
    67/25

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